Child & Adolescent Counseling

Child & Adolescent Counseling

A Pathways Psychological Services child or teen counselor initially focuses on building a trusting relationship with your child. Teens, for example, are more willing to share their struggles if there is a nonjudgmental adult—other than their parent—willing to listen. Listening, challenging, guiding, and encouraging are tools our child and teen counselors use to help their clients reach their goals. A Pathways licensed therapist will also meet with parents from time to time to gain additional information that will be helpful to the therapeutic process. Some of the many issues commonly addressed in child and teen counseling sessions are: