Teen Counseling Vancouver WA

Teen Counseling Vancouver WA

Teen Counseling

The teen years span from early middle school through early twenties. Much is changing in the adolescent brain during this time–cognitive control, working memory, reasoning and problem solving skills are developing at a rapid pace. Teens are maturing in their emotional regulation, decision making skills and rational thought processing.

The modern teen navigates a complex world, in person and online. Events in school, social spheres, home, and even the internal world of emotions and thoughts, can hinder healthy development. Some common concerns teens face are:

At CHARIS our counselors partner with teens. We provide compassionate understanding and evidenced-based strategies for lowering symptoms and increasing functioning. At CHARIS, teens will find a wise counselor, willing to hear them out, see the world from their perspective and walk with them through the struggles they are facing. We draw upon a variety of tools for emotional expression including art, journal writing, narrative, sand tray and traditional talk therapies. We also use a combination of techniques to increase a teen’s ability to cope with relationships, thoughts, emotions and daily stressors. To get started today, call CHARIS at 360-980-2920 to speak to a counselor about scheduling an intake appointment.