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“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you go; they merely determine where you start.”

– Nido Qubein

Adolescent Therapy

If you are an adolescent or a young adult struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, eating disorders, body image issues, relationship problems, lack of confidence, substance abuse, trouble navigating social media, or other mental health challenges, you’re not alone. Many young people face these challenges, but there is hope. As a therapist working with adolescents and young adults, I believe that your present circumstances don’t determine where you go; they merely determine where you start.

In therapy, we’ll work together to help you overcome your challenges and achieve your goals, no matter where you’re starting from. I seek to connect with my clients in a genuine way to provide them with a safe space to explore their identity, build coping and problem-solving skills, and support them through the challenges that come their way. We’ll focus on developing coping skills and techniques to help you manage your emotions and improve your overall well-being. We’ll also work on developing a growth mindset, which involves seeing challenges as opportunities for learning and growth, rather than as obstacles to be overcome.

Don’t let your present circumstances hold you back from achieving your goals. Contact me today to schedule a consultation and start your journey toward healing and growth. Together, we can help you develop the resilience and skills you need to overcome your challenges and achieve your full potential.

Specialties with Adolescents and Young Adults
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief, loss, and bereavement
  • Health and wellness
  • Eating Disorders
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Adjustment issues and transitions related to life events
  • ADHD and impulse control issues
  • Parenting challenges
  • Identity development and setting life goals
  • College-age issues
  • Mindfulness and stress management
  • Relationship challenges
  • Career issues
  • Personal growth and self-acceptance
  • Issues related to shame, worthiness, perfectionism
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Academic underachievement
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Julie A. Fanelli Associate Social Worker