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Teen Therapy

Therapy & Counseling For Teens

Being a teen in the current world can be exhilarating and exhausting at the same time. With societal, familial, and personal pressure rising every day, finding an outlet to release any emotional or mental tension that has built up may be the best way to keep teens focused on prioritizing self-care and independence. Our teen therapy services are designed to provide a safe, supportive, and confidential space where adolescents can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences while developing the skills they need to thrive.

Navigating The Teen Experience

Navigating the ups and downs of adolescence can be challenging, but you don't have to face it alone. Our therapists are here to offer unwavering support and guidance as your teen navigates life's twists and turns. Whether they’re grappling with anxiety, depression, family conflicts, or identity issues, we're here to listen with empathy and walk alongside them on their journey toward healing and self-discovery.

Common Issues Therapy Can Address

When it comes to teens, no issue is too big or too small. While some teenagers may find it easy to open up about their mental and emotional health, others are prone to locking some of those feelings away to keep the peace around them. This is where therapy can play a major role in helping a teen find stability and comfort. Some common issues we address in teen therapy include:

  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Academic pressure and performance anxiety
  • Peer relationships and social skills
  • Self-esteem and body image concerns
  • Family conflicts and communication issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance abuse and addiction
  • LGBTQ+ identity exploration
  • Grief and loss

All Teens Are Welcomed

Diversity is at the heart of who we are. We make it our mission to welcome teens from all walks of life, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, or cultural background. Our therapists are trained to provide culturally sensitive care, ensuring that your teen has a therapeutic space where they can feel seen, heard, and validated in the feelings that they bring to therapy. Their identity will be celebrated here, and we're committed to creating a space where they can explore and embrace every facet of who they are, regardless of what is happening outside of each session.

Benefits Of Teen Therapy

Teenagers may not be the most willing participants in attending therapy, but there is more to this service than meets the eye. Having a space where you can feel comfortable taking off the mask is something that many teens lack, but can benefit from immensely once they are given the opportunity. Engaging in therapy can provide numerous gains for teenagers, including:

  • Improved emotional regulation and coping skills
  • Increased self-awareness and self-acceptance
  • Enhanced communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Reduced symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns
  • Strengthened relationships with family members and peers
  • Greater academic success and motivation
  • Development of healthy boundaries and assertiveness


If you're a teenager struggling with the challenges of adolescence or a parent who is looking for a greater way to connect with your teen, know that you're not alone. Our team at Darien Wellness is here to support you every step of the way. To get started, simply reach out to schedule an initial consultation. During this session, we'll discuss your concerns, and goals for therapy, and develop a personalized treatment plan that meets everyone's needs.