Adolescent and Teen Counselling in Perth, Applecross
Experienced Psychologists helping adolescents and teens from Applecross!
We work with adolescents who come from loving families, eager to help them become capable adults. It is our aim to help them learn new skills to navigate their current life stage, even as we prepare them for the next stage.
The teen brain is still under construction. Many parents often complain that their teenagers occasionally behave in an impulsive, irrational, or hazardous way. They differ from adults in the way they behave, rationalise and solve problems, and make decisions. At times, it seems like they don’t think things through or fully consider the consequences of their actions. During the teenage years, crucial mental, social, and emotional developments occur which lay down the groundwork for healthy behaviour patterns in life as an adult.
Laying the foundations for a healthy adulthood with our experienced counsellors
We usually associate adolescence with normal teen behaviour such as irritability, opposition, moodiness and withdrawal, and changes in social behaviour. Though these are common markers of going through adolescence, they can also be signs of a more serious mental health disorder.
How can adolescent counselling help teens and families in Perth and Applecross?
We help teens and their families with:
- Academic struggles
- Behaviour problems
- Managing technology & social life
- Social skills deficits
- Family conflicts
- Friendship issues
- ADHD and ADD
- Low self-esteem
- Asperger’s Disorder
- Obsessions and compulsions or OCD
- Separation and divorce issues
- College preparation
Qualified professionals with a holistic approach to adolescent psychology
We typically meet with the parents first to hear all about their adolescent’s strengths and struggles. Then, as we meet with your teen, we help them with their self-concept, anxiety, depression, anger, resiliency, and reactivity as we hear from them what is working in their life and relationships, and what is not. We can also conduct sessions with the whole family for a wider perspective.
Our Teen or Adolescent Counselling services Perth and Fremantle!
With our convenient near Freeway location, we service clients across Perth and Fremantle. We are located just off Canning Hwy Applecross, just a few minutes from the Kwinana Freeway!
Get in touch with our psychologists with experience with adolescents Aresolution
Megan Moosa – Senior Psychologist
With several years’ experience as a School Counsellor, Megan brings a depth of experience to her work with teens and their families. Megan has significant experience with child and teen issues including those with learning difficulties Read more
Natalie Marques – Psychologist
Natalie is passionate about helping teens with depression/anxiety and or self-esteem issues to understand more about themselves and develop their sense of identity. Read more
Dr Andrew Stock
Andrew is highly experience in working with adolescents who are struggling with a range of issues, from unhealthy substance use, to identity questions, to unhealthy relationships. Andrew is particularly passionate about working with young men, to help them develop in healthy and meaningful ways, and to relate more flexibly with some traditional expectations that can lead to unhealthy experiences and ways of relating. Read more
Katherine Shanhun – Senior Psychologist
With over 5 years experience as a school counsellor in addition to 12 years experience as a psychologist, Katherine has extensive experience working with children and teenagers. She is passionate about people achieving their goals and uses a number of therapeutic modes in facilitating this. Read more