Office Conveniently Located Boca Raton
It's very common for adolescents & teens to struggle with their feelings. Is your child exhibiting moodiness, irritability, anxiety, sadness, anger, isolation or loneliness? Is your son/daughter engaging in risky behaviors? Help is available.
Changing bodies. Raging hormones. Irrational thinking. All too often these sudden and uncontrollable changes cause adolescents and teens to feel out-of-control, uncertain, and alone. They can struggle exploring their changing identity. Help is available.
Teens face uncertainty navigating the path from childhood to adulthood and the evolving nature of relationships. For example, relating to parents & siblings as a teen and not as a child; interacting with adults, teachers and peers in new and more effective ways; and exploring romantic relationships. Help is available.
Parents know their children best. They are often the 1st ones to notice changes in their teens behaviors or thinking. Don't hesitate to call me if you notice changes in any of the following areas: (i) behaviors/grades in school; (ii) friends or typical levels of socialization (iii) excessive worrying or isolation; (iv) self-destructive behaviors; or (v) sudden changes in mood, sleep or appetite. Help is available.
Masters Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy
I am passionate about working with adolescents & teenagers who are searching to feel heard, validated, and, above all else, accepted. Your child wants a safe space to process their feelings in order to balance life, school and family pressures. I am the mother of 2 teenagers (one of whom has a special-need), and have over 20+ years of combined experience working with teens and adolescents as a teacher and mental health professional, This unique population often finds comfort to share their inner thoughts and feelings with me as an unbiased, non-judgmental and relatable adult.
Adolescents and teenagers have difficulty finding their voices. They struggle with their identity, and commonly feel awkward and weird inside their own developing bodies and when socializes with peers, Your child may engage in risky behaviors and challenge parental authority. You may be noticing changes, such as moodiness, anxiety, or depression.
We also offer a unique option of having your teen or adolescent work with myself and my husband, Eric, in co-therapy. This is a very popular option when working with boys as they often enjoy connecting with a "guy" clinician.
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specializing in teens & adolescents
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Erica is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern License #IMT2785
Eric is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern License #IMT2966