SUPPORTIVE THERAPY FOR teens OF ALL KINDS in arlington/alexandria va

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Discover a supportive ally for your teenager’s emotional journey.

It is so hard to see your teenager struggle. Whether it is anxiety, depression, ADHD, eating/body image concerns, or any other emotional difficulty, we are here to help. We see ourselves as a member of you and your child’s team and we hope to partner with you in helping them work through whatever is getting in their way as well as improve their overall emotional well-being. Based on what your child and family needs, our roles range from more of a mentor/coach, a family therapist, or an insight-oriented or trauma-based therapist. We tell our clients we are able to help them improve in any areas of social, emotional, and/or family life where they may struggle.

Therapy will look different based on the age of your teenager and what they are working on. For most, therapists will use a combination of meeting with the teen and their parents together, working with the teen alone, and in-session check-ins with parents. Please ask us any questions about our process.  

With all these changes, it’s no wonder why they might feel like yelling one second and crying for no reason the next. Along with all the new things happening in their life, new stresses and worries also come up about family, friends, school, their bodies, and their futures.

It shouldn’t be a surprise that signs of mental health conditions often emerge during this developmental stage. About half of all people who experience a mental health condition in their lifetime begin experiencing symptoms before the age of 14.  Unfortunately teens and their family members often do not notice them until several years later. The challenge is determining whether certain behavior is normal/typical or a symptom of mental health. 

Partnership for Teenagers' Growth

Therapists position themselves as valuable team members, partnering with parents to help teenagers overcome obstacles and improve their overall emotional well-being.

Personalized Therapy Approaches

Therapy is tailored to the teenager’s age and issues, employing a combination of sessions with the teen and parents together, individual sessions with the teen, and in-session check-ins with parents.

Accessible Therapist Matching

Clients can contact Client Care Coordinators for personalized matches.

Early Recognition of Mental Health Signs

Recognizing that signs of mental health conditions often emerge during adolescence. It is important to emphasize early detection, as about half of those with mental health conditions experience symptoms before age 14.

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Meet Naomi!

Hello! I am a resident in counseling and I specialize in working with tweens, teens, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, life transitions, and more. I believe that clients are more willing to try new coping skills and ways of understanding themselves and world when they have a genuine relationship with a thoughtful and supportive therapist. As such, I utilize a strengths-based and collaborative approach to helping people make important changes and ease some of their difficulties. I work to create a safe, open, and reflective space for clients to learn and grow.

I earned my BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia and MS in Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. I have experience working with adolescents and adults in community mental health, private practice, and in the hospital setting. I have a special interest in working with people of color. I am currently a Resident in Counseling under the supervision of Matt Browning, LPC.

I grew up in Springfield, VA and went to West Springfield High School. I like to spend time with my friends and family, travel, and occasionally binge watch TV. I provide walk-and-talk and face-to-face sessions at the Arlington/Alexandria office and provide teletherapy across the state of Virginia.

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Fax: 844-705-0170

Locations throughout Virginia & North Carolina. 

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