Teen Counseling

Lately, your teenager doesn’t want much to do with you. It doesn’t matter what you say, it starts an argument. You don’t even recognize them. They’re hurting, and you can tell. But it feels like you can’t help them.

If this sounds like what’s going on, your family could benefit from teen counseling.

Raising teens is tough stuff. Sometimes, it feels like everything you do as a parent is wrong. They stay in their room or avoid being home. The few interactions you do have involve arguments and defensiveness. You ask what is wrong with a resounding “ NOTHING.” You are frustrated and worried. Even worse, you don’t know how to help. This stage of life can often be a struggle for both teens and parents. Teen counseling can provide the support your teen needs.

Common Reasons To Pursue Teen Counseling

As counselors for teens, we understand that every teen has unique experiences. Because of this, they often deal with life challenges in different ways. Through our experience in teen counseling, here are a few common reasons folk pursue teen counseling:

Counseling For Teens Can Help

Being a teen can be difficult. Often, they are learning how to balance being independent while still needing support. This is a time where they are trying to figure out who they are, who they want to be, and where they belong. For a young person, this is a lot to navigate. Additionally, they need support to get through it. You and your teen aren’t alone. We’ve helped many families going through the same thing you are right now.
 
Through teen counseling, we can provide you and your teen enough support to get through these toughs times. Most importantly, we want your teen to feel like themselves again. 

The Altitude Counseling Approach to Teen Counseling

A teenager sits on a dock. They have started counseling for teens in Colorado Springs, CO with Altitude Counseling, online therapy in Colorado or online counseling for teens in Parker, CO.

In teen counseling, it’s important that our teens feel safe. Additionally, they should know that they can share their feelings and experiences. It’s best to do this in a supportive environment with someone they can trust. Our counselors for teens ensure that what is said in session stays in session unless safety is a concern.

How We Work to Help Your Teen

The counselors for teens at Altitude Counseling are very experienced. Through teen counseling, they’ve helped many teens and families get through tough times. Our counselors have helped many teens facing a multitude of challenges. To help teens, they use a variety of treatments. A few common interventions include CBT, DBT, and EMDR. In addition, they have seen improvements with Mindfulness, Art Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.

Our Role As Counselors for Teens

All of our counselors will take time to get to know your teen and what’s bothering them. Our teen counselors will build trust and rapport so your teen feels comfortable. Furthermore, our counselors value your teen feeling comfortable, safe, and listened to. In teen counseling, we want your teen to feel valued and safe. We’ve found that these elements are helpful for your teen.

Starting Teen Counseling in Colorado

A group of four teenagers stand together smiling to take a selfie. They are much happier after starting counseling for teens in Colorado Springs, CO or in online therapy in Colorado with Altitude Counseling. You can get counseling for teens in Parker, CO for your teen therapy needs too!

It might seem bleak right now. Perhaps it feels like you’ve tried everything. You’ve read every parenting book, watched every TedTalk but nothing is working. However, there is hope. Things can get better. Through teen counseling, we’ll help them get through their challenges. We’ll provide support to be successful to live healthier and happier lives. When you’re ready to begin teen counseling, follow these steps:
  1. See your teen live a happy and healthy lifestyle.

Other Mental Health Services Provided in Colorado

Counseling for teens isn’t the only service we offer. We can see our clients in our Colorado Springs-based counseling clinic or through online therapy in Colorado. Regardless, you’ll still receive quality mental health services. Our counselors provide many services for individuals and families. They are trained in providing CBT and EMDR. Our therapists also provide counseling for anxiety, bereavement, trauma, and substance use. For families, we provide counseling for new mothers and IFSIn addition, we provide faith-based counseling and counseling for spiritual/religious struggles. We can’t wait to meet you and learn your story!


300 Garden of the Gods Rd, Ste 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

healing@altitudecounseling.com
(719) 428-2952

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