Pre-teen and teen years are a key time in which identity development occur. What do I mean by identity development? Well, there are lots of theories about what this means and how it occurs. In a nutshell, identity development is the type of person your teen will become, their sense of self. This is the age in which your child is beginning to explore their values, beliefs, and relationships, and how their choices might impact their future lives.
This can be a tricky time for adolescents. They are balancing the rules of this parents, the acceptance of their peers, and their own wishes.
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Some teens go through this process relatively unscathed. Some need extra support and guidance. If you feel like your teen might be struggling, please call us for a free consultation to see if therapy might be a good option.
You may have read that list and thought, “you just described every teenager that exists.” Yes, it typical for teens to experience most of these symptoms every