Teen Therapy in Charlotte, NC

Help your teen thrive.

Our Charlotte teen therapists specialize in helping teens feel more calm, balanced, and self-confident.

Are you struggling to support your teen?

We get it. It’s hard to see your son or daughter going through such a difficult time.

We know you want to be there for them more than anything.  

Problem is, sometimes the more you try to help, the worse things seem to get and the more your teen retreats and shuts you out.

It’s hard to understand how the kid who always used to be so calm and easygoing is suddenly so stressed and anxious. Lately, even the small things that never used to faze your son or daughter are enough to push your teen over the proverbial edge.

The edge looks different for different teens. For some, it looks like daily arguments with their parents and excessive risk taking. For others, it looks like withdrawing from friends and family, falling behind at school, and avoiding activities they once enjoyed.

What can you do to help your teen?

Parenting a teenager is hard, challenging work.

Your teen is under immense pressure, and this makes everything more difficult—for them and for you.

Many times, the troubling, sudden changes we see in our teens are the result of chronic stress. Fatigue, trouble concentrating, low motivation, isolation from others, defiance and low self-esteem are often tell-tale signs that a young person’s stress has spiraled into anxiety or depression.   

This is not uncommon. The teenage brain is wired for fear and anxiety. It’s also underdeveloped when it comes to emotional regulation. For many teens, this can make adolescence feel like an emotional roller coaster. It’s also why you, as a parent, live in constant fear that your teen is spiraling out of control.  

But we want you to know that there’s hope.

In teen therapy, we help teens develop the tools they need to feel more calm, balanced, and self-confident in all areas of life.

How can teen therapy help?

Our Charlotte teen therapists specialize in helping teens...

  • Learn to manage difficult emotions, like stress, anger and anxiety
  • Communicate more effectively with family and friends
  • Feel more relaxed and self-confident
  • Set meaningful life goals
  • Build deeper connections with friends and family
  • Become more self-driven and motivated
  • Reach their full potential

What’s different about teen therapy at Modern Era?

As teen therapists, we know how to connect with young people. Our teen clients appreciate that we’re not old-and-stuffy or cold and detached. We take an active, engaged approach to working with teenagers. Plus, we know how to laugh at ourselves and how to “speak teen” without being fake or pretending to sound cool.

We also take teens seriously, and we know a lot about what today’s teens are dealing with. Because we work with so many teens in therapy, we’re able to stay up to date on the challenges young people are facing today, including:

Teens talk to us because they know we take these and other struggles they’re facing seriously.     

When does family therapy make sense?

Teen therapy can also serve as a helpful stepping stone to family therapy. When appropriate, we encourage parents and other family members to get involved in the teen counseling process. Combined with individual teen therapy, family therapy can help teens and their families resolve conflict and problem-solve areas of stress or disagreement at home.

The teenage years can bring real challenges, both for teens and their families. But with the right help, teens and families can overcome the challenges that hold them back. Contact Modern Era Counseling today to get the help both you and your teen deserve.     

Ready to help your teen thrive?

Call us at 704-800-4436 or click the button below to schedule a teen therapy session for your son or daughter today.

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