Adolescents Logan M. Baxter, M.A.
It is not unusual for adolescents to experience feelings of inner turmoil, confusion and low self worth. They struggle with peer pressure and feel that their parents do not understand them. This can create a home environment seething with tension.
Divorce, family violence, the loss of a significant person, and stress to perform and achieve may result in too much pressure on an adolescent. He or she may be unable to think clearly enough to see a way out of the
Therapy can create a safe, confidential environment for an adolescent to express fears and feelings to someone other than parents and friends. I am trained to work with adolescents and have extensive experience creating a space for healthy growth and development.
We can also work together as a family unit to recognize the adolescent's concerns and find ways to create a more stable, calm home environment for everyone. We can learn new techniques for communication to relieve the tensions between parent and adolescent.