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Adolescents & Young Adults

Adolescence & young adulthood is a time of endless potential and often great anxieties. Have the space to explore, embrace and challenge the different parts of yourself. 

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Supporting Growth and Empowering Futures

At Whole Space Family Therapy, we deeply understand the unique challenges faced by adolescents and individuals in transitional age. Our therapy services provide an individualized supportive space where teens and young adults can feel safe to delve into their identities, emotions, need for independence, relationships, and future aspirations. We are committed to empowering them with effective coping skills and providing the support they need as they journey to adulthood.

 

Our Client-Centered Approach

Our approach is tailored to the individual needs of each adolescent and young adult. We believe in the importance of meeting clients where they are and working collaboratively to support their personal growth and development. Our therapy is grounded in respect, empathy, and a commitment to fostering a safe space for self-exploration.

Preparing for Adulthood

The transition from adolescence to adulthood is a time of high potential paired with a new set of challenges. At Whole Space Family Therapy, we are dedicated to helping teens and young adults in:

  • Develop Life Skills: Equip them with practical skills to manage responsibilities and navigate the complexities of adult life.

  • Set and Achieve Goals: Support them in identifying and pursuing their personal, academic, and career goals.

  • Enhance Decision-Making: Help them build confidence in their ability to make informed, thoughtful decisions about their future.

Exploring Relationships

Healthy relationships are crucial for emotional well-being. We help adolescents and young adults:

  • Improve Communication: Teach effective communication strategies to foster better relationships with peers, family, and mentors.

  • Navigate Social Dynamics: Provide tools to manage social pressures, conflicts, and the evolving dynamics of friendships and romantic relationships.

  • Build Support Networks: Encourage the development of strong, supportive relationships that provide a foundation for growth and resilience.

Equipping with Effective Coping Skills

Developing robust coping mechanisms is essential for managing stress and emotional challenges. Our therapy sessions focus on:

  • Stress Management: Introduce techniques for managing stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges.

  • Emotional Regulation: Teach skills to identify and manage emotions effectively, promoting mental health and stability.

  • Problem-Solving: Enhance problem-solving abilities to navigate obstacles and make positive choices.

Empowering Their Future

We aim to empower adolescents and young adults to take control of their futures by:

  • Fostering Self-Confidence: Build self-esteem and confidence, helping them believe in their abilities and potential.

  • Encouraging Self-Discovery: Support their journey of self-discovery, helping them understand their strengths, values, and passions.

  • Promoting Resilience: Develop resilience to face life’s challenges with strength and adaptability.

Inclusive and Safe Space

At Whole Space Family Therapy, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are anti-racist, LGBTQ+ allied, and committed to ensuring that every young person feels safe, respected, and valued.

Client-Centered 

A collaborative, strengths based approach that is individualized to a person's unique needs. 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Integrating skills to help with communication, emotion regulation and distress tolerance.

Trauma-Informed

Grounded in building safety to process trauma & adverse experiences, including integrating the use of EMDR. 

Relational

Establish support systems that allow authenticity, vulnerability and safety.

Support your teen with therapy.

Ready to support your teen or young adult in their journey to adulthood? We offer a complimentary initial consultation to help you get started. This is an opportunity to meet our therapists, learn more about our approach, and see if we are the right fit for your family. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards a brighter future.

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