Teen Therapy

Teen Therapy

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If You’ve Noticed Your Teen Is:

 

  • Acting out, rebelling, crying constantly, or self-harming
  • Hibernating in their bedroom unless food is involved
  • Having trouble focusing in school and hiding their report cards from you
  • Unable to cope with recent changes in family dynamics, like a separation or divorce, the loss of a loved one, a new baby or stepparent
  • Struggling to make friends, shying away from participating in group activities OR overly dependent in relationships
  • Acting quiet and disengaged about their days, which makes you wonder if they’re getting bullied or dealing with peer pressure at school
  • Lacking self-worth, and either drowning in insecurities or adopting a “don’t care” attitude because they’re fearful of failing

…teen therapy can help them build supportive relationships, learn to take responsibility for their actions and words, and develop crucial leadership skills that’ll crank up their self-esteem and improve their readiness to become a young adult.

They Won’t Get Judged, But They Will Get:

Help

figuring out the underlying problem and why they feel the way they do, so they have the self-awareness, tools and DESIRE to build positive habits.

Proof that they have power

within themselves to make better decisions, so they can wield their growing independence with intelligence.

Communication skills

that’ll let them engage, self-express, relate to and trust others, so they can create healthy relationships that offer emotional security.

Encouraging small steps that get real results

so they feel like they’re being rewarded for making the effort instead of being told what to do.

And fun homework

so figuring things out is a process they enjoy instead of suffer through.

The truth is: Most of the teens who walk through my door just want to feel better, fit in, and make sense of life. They feel misunderstood, ignored, and sometimes alone.
My goal is to make them feel at ease, safe and supported. I want them to know that they can tell me anything, and I’m here to listen to them…not get them into trouble.

 

“I called Suntia and needed help immediately for my daughter. My daughter was working with another counselor and she had not made any progress. After the initial session with Suntia, I saw a difference in my daughter. For the first time, I had hope that my daughter would be ok!” ~ H. B.

Best Of All, You’ll Get To Stay Involved.

Before and after every session, you’ll have a chance to speak with me to review new issues at home and update me on the progress you’re seeing.

This collaborative approach helps me tailor sessions, so your teen gets quicker results! You will learn how to best support them through therapy, and that means that you’ll grow closer throughout the process.

Sometimes, you may feel like everything falls on your shoulders. But it doesn’t have to be that way. When you’re trying to help them, let me help you.

Rates:

60 minute teen therapy session – $120
60 minute family therapy session – $150
Insurance also accepted.

Want To Feel Like A Family Again?

I can help you build a stronger foundation to grow on.
Try one counseling session – no pressure to commit.

Book your In-office session today by filling out the contact form below or giving me a ring at 864-559-8181.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I am in Network with the following Insurance Companies:

Bluecross and Blueshield of SC
Planned Administrators
Bluechoice Medicaid
FirstChoice/Select Health Medicaid
Advicare Medicaid
Molina Medicaid
Bluechoice Healthplan

If I am not in Network with your Insurance Carrier, I am happy to provide you with a form that you can submit to your insurance company to receive reimbursement for your therapy services.

Create a list of the current challenges you are facing and goals you would like to achieve during therapy. Bring this list to discuss with your therapist. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the New Client Paperwork.

I provide individual, couple and family counseling. My clients come from diverse backgrounds and ethnicity (LGBT included).

I totally understand when life throws you a curve ball. All I ask is that you call me 24-hours prior to your scheduled appointment so that I can accommodate those person(s) on my wait list. I will do my best to reschedule you for another appointment time that is more convenient.

Of course – love is love, and we don’t discriminate here. We also understand that due to traditional expectations of gender roles, same-sex relationships may experience specific stresses related to lacking social support and unfair prejudices, which can complicate your partnership all the more. We’re super sensitive to these issues and here to help you find resolutions and resilience together.

 

Emergency Information

IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911

Emergency Services: 911
Greenville Mental Health Crisis Line: (864) 241-1040
Greenville Rape Crisis and Child Abuse: (864) 467-3633