Self care and confidence are skills that need to be learned and practiced. During the teen years, when the brain is focused on self-consciousness, these skills are an important step toward building a healthy identity
Forms of self harm include cutting, pinching, or picking behaviors, which, at its core, are signs that an individual is working to cope with strong feelings of anxiety or helplessness. At Thrive, we work with the individual to identify the emotions that feel out of control, it’s contributors, and healthy coping tools.
Communication is difficult during the teen years, when we are focused on individuation from parents, and social anxiety which can be a barrier to effective social skills Communication coaching can help teens better identify and express their needs and emotions to family members, teachers, coaches, and peers.
A type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression.