Teens & adolescents resource from CarePoint Christian Counseling, serving St. Louis

Teens & adolescents

our approach

We recognize that many people are hesitant to attend counseling, adolescents in particular. Because of this, we structure sessions with adolescents in a unique way. We strive to hear and understand not only parental concerns, but also the adolescent's concerns, and set goals for therapy appropriately. Likewise, we often incorporate games, art, music, or walks outside in order to provide a more informal, casual environment for therapy. During sessions together, we seek to understand the presenting concern from the adolescent's perspective, without diminishing parental input. We also often work closely with school counselors, pediatricians, and other professionals as necessary.

book reviews / recommendations

The Explosive Child by Ross Greene, Ph.D.
Delivered from Distraction by Edward Hallowell, M.D. and John Ratey, M.D.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

helpful websites

Kids in the Middle
CHADS Coalition
The Balanced Mind Foundation


David Wilde

Kristin Pirrie

Tyler Sparks

Karen Reeves

Rachel Peterka

Megan Jung

Will Mattingly

support staff

Tiffany Davis





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