Therapy for Adolescents can Help
•Teen anger management—redirection & transformation •Adolescent depression reduction •Family communication skills building •Divorce or separation adjustment—blended families •Overcoming learning challenges & enhancing school performance •Helping teens and parents balance life responsibilities •Teen STRESS reduction strategies •Youth grief, change & loss support •Teen self-mutilation: (such as cutting, carving, burning, or hair-pulling or picking.) •Treating teen suicidal ideation—thoughts of suicide •Addressing teen drug, tobacco, or alcohol abuse or experimentation •Adolescent relationship difficulties or abuse- obsession- lost in "love" •Reducing teen anxiety and social phobias •Helping teens and 'tweens break out of social isolation •Enhancing teens' skills for coping with peer pressure •Teenage pregnancy/uplanned pregnancy support •Conquering teen and 'tween bullying or other peer problems—expert at addressing "bullies" or "mean girls" both perpetrators and victims. •Teenage trauma- this includes physical, emotional or sexual abuse or other traumatic events: both recent and past trauma. •Helping teens let go of self-destructive behavior •Reducing teens' impulsivity to act out in sexually promiscuous ways •Reducing other impulsive risk-taking behavior (speeding, stealing, cheating, lying, truancy, eating disorders, self-endangerment, substance experimentation, etc.) •Teen and 'tween confidence building and self-esteem support •Repairing parent-teen relationships •Teen and young adult transition to adulthood—launching young people successfully into an independent and promising future!
I am not currently able to accept new clients. If you are a former or current client, and need to reach me, it is easier for me to respond to texts or emails at this time and schedule phone contact:
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Kristin's Comfy Couch
2558 Roosevelt Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
To reach me, or schedule a time to talk, please text my cell phone number below, or e-mail me through the contact link or at the address below, it is difficult for me to talk on the phone, because I'm home with my very busy preschooler much of the time:
For all Your Carlsbad Counseling Needs
"Specializing in Teens—
and Normal People Too!"