“It was only high school after all, definitely one of the most bizarre periods in a person’s life. How anyone can come through that time well adjusted on any level is an absolute miracle.”
― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was high school. The teenage years, that perilous journey from childhood to adulthood is truly a strange and wondrous journey. Some of us enjoy being a teen, while others feel that being a teenager is something to survive. For Dr. Piper Walsh’s clients in Orange County teen counseling where teenagers can talk openly about what they are dealing with. Dr. Walsh helps her teenage clients to see problems in new ways and find solutions that work.

Teens are experiencing a complex combination that involves new experiences, new emotions, and new ideas. While “new” is exciting, “new” can also be highly stressful and teens often feel uniquely burdened with their problems. Family issues, pressure at school, friendships, and dating all add to the pressure. Feelings of loneliness, anxiety and frustration are hard to communicate and can quickly lead to anger, depression, withdrawal, or episodes of acting out. Dr. Walsh helps her Orange County teen counseling clients to develop the tools to successfully manage the challenges that are a natural part of adolescent development.

In Orange County teen counseling is a wonderful opportunity for families to address common teen issues before they lead to common problematic behaviors such as self-injury, drug or alcohol experimentation, promiscuity or other dangerous activity. Dr. Walsh is great at helping teens to open up about what’s really going on. In counseling, teens learn to become independent in healthy ways. They develop healthy coping skills and understand what they can do to increase their self-confidence, earn trust of the adults in their lives and start appreciating their unique contributions to the world around them. For Orange County teen counseling, our best resource is Dr. Piper Walsh.

Call Dr. Walsh today to set up teen counseling.