Manage Your Anxiety

Teens and College Students

Quiet the negative self-talk

Build confidence

 

I use leading state-of-the-art tools to collaborate with Teens and Young Adults so everyone can get back to a life before anxiety.
College brings a lot of new changes and transitions not all of them easy. You may be stressed over late-night study sessions and new living arrangements. To being independent on your own for the first time, to juggling classes and activities, meeting people for the first time from different walks of life, managing your classes and sleep college means adapting in new ways everyday. Freshman starting, junior struggling with internships or senior worried about finding a job, I can help.
Counseling can bring a sense of wellbeing and peace of mind back into your everyday life. My time working with young adults and college students gives me the ability to understand the unique stresses you face. 

Help for Anxiety, Panic Attacks

Anxiety Signs

Fear, overwhelm, ruminations

Mood swings, tension, irritability

Sleep disturbances from mind looping

Lack of focus and restlessness

Brain fog, weight loss, fatigue

Panic Signs

Rapid pounding heart

Shortness of breath

Fear of loss of control

Sweating or chills

Sense of impeding danger 

 

Multi-Faceted Healing

Feel more centered by interating sensations, feelings and thoughts

Feel calmer by deconditioning old fears

Increase your awareness which allows you to make more conscious choices

Improved self-esteem by doing identity work that helps you reach your personal goals

Therapy can help. Parents don’t underestimate the power of basics. Make sure your young adult is eating a balanced diet with proteins, getting enough sleep, physical activity. And keep them busy with purposeful activities. There are resources you can use at home, books, online programs that can help your family. Most are CBT based with efforts to change thinking patterns including videos and exercises that can explore the symptoms of anxiety and identify triggers to overwhelming feelings. And then coping exercises the help address those feelings. These programs  while they can be effective. They can’t replace the benefits of face-to-face therapy for children and teenagers. Look for websites of children’s hospitals and professional organizations. “CBT Toolbox” series of books and Magination Press Children’s books from APA are a good place to start. MAP, My anxiety plan has a multipart online course for teenagers. 
Our first session determines if there is a good match between us. We explore what is happening for you and if I can be of help. If we decide to work together, we will find the way that works the best for you.
I use tools like thought repatterning, CBT, EMDR, neurofeedback, body-focused techniques, guided chakra meditation, vibrational repatterning, archetypal imagery and breath brings deep relaxation and help you connect to yourself thought reflection and contemplation. Integrative health counseling can help restore balance on a physical, psychological and spiritual level.
I can’t guarantee that you’ll walk away from theapy and never worry again. However, if you are willing to do the work, therapy is likely to help you feel better.