Teen Counseling

Every Teenager Needs Someone To Talk To

Teen Counseling

Counseling for Teens

Being a teenager is difficult, plain and simple. During this time period, there is growth emotionally, mentally, and physically. Because of a process called individuation, teens often push their parents away and rely more on their peers. Parents often feel out of control and lost on how to reach their teen. You might be concerned if they are "normal" or not. You might see them struggling with school or friendships. They might have lost the motivation and enjoyment out of life. They seem to be wandering, and you are worried about who is influencing them. They get carried away with social media and have lost sight of their authentic identity. You might feel like you can't protect them.

By deciding to put them in counseling, they will have extra support and an advantage for future success.

We will be in their corner, leading them while they navigate difficult issues. We will be a rational, informed voice of reason so that they aren't just listening to advice from their friends. We've walked with many teens through dark times and out the other side. We have hope for your teen, and we can see their potential. We are committed to giving them all the support and tools they need to become healthy, responsible adults.

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Through Counseling your teen will:

  • Learn how to make better decisions
  • Understand how their brain is developing
  • Regulate anger and stress
  • Feel less alone
  • Practice regulating their emotions
  • Overcome their past hurts
  • Become more secure in their identity
  • Develop better boundaries
  • Be able to communicate more clearly
  • Reduce negative thought processes

At Concord Family Counseling, we are committed to supporting your teen by:

increasing

Independence

Responsibility

Communication

Self-esteem

Coping Skills

Cooperation

Resiliency

Problem Solving

decreasing

Anxiety

Depression

Disrespect

Impulsivity

Anger Outburts

Social Comparison

Negativity

Isolation

Through counseling, your teen will find their voice, connect through vulnerability, and cultivate a better sense of self.

Some issues we address
with teenagers:

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Anxiety

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Anger

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Self-Esteem

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Bullying

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Divorce Adjustment

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Eating Disorders

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Self-Harm

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Relationships

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Depression

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Counselors at Concord Family Counseling who provide Teen Counseling

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Lydia
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Laine

Lydia is one of the easiest people to talk to. From her kind eyes to her caring attitude, I have always felt heard, seen, and understood every time I have had the opportunity to engage with her. I am grateful for all of her support through rocky times in my life. I highly recommend reaching out to Lydia if you're looking for guidance, and a caring presence, in your life.

Linda

Lydia is gifted in understanding kids and has a natural relationship building ability. Whether you have general questions about a subject or have a cencerns on a specific matter she can confidently move from the content to exploring the underlying problematic issues. She's a great therapist.

Lauren

Concord Family Counseling has been wonderful. Lydia's kindness and empathy will always make you feel welcomed and like you're in a safe place to share. Highly recommend for any family counseling needs!

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Frequently Asked Questions

You have legal access to your child's health information, however, we ask for most information to be private to help build trust with your teenager. The exceptions to this are concerning safety. In cases of suicidality, homicidality, child abuse, and elder abuse, we will have to involve the necessary resources to keep your teen safe. Lydia answers this question more thoroughly in the video.

While working with your teen, we might suggest family sessions in order to communicate, problem-solve, and create a better connection. We will mediate any conflict and encourage vulnerability in order to be heard and understood. We may also suggest parent coaching sessions using the information we've gathered from your teen to give you more ideas on parenting them. Lydia answers this question more thoroughly in the video.

Seeing changes in your teen's behavior and mood is dependent on the problems presented, goals for therapy, the resistance to the therapeutic process, and the course of growth. Change takes time and consistent effort. Things with your teen may get worse before they get better, but any decline doesn't mean that counseling isn't working. Parental involvement and consistent attendance are closely tied with progress. I answer this question more thoroughly in the video.

A “clinical hour” is 50 minutes.

Research has shown that teen mental health counseling can be highly effective in managing mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression. It can improve the teenager's quality of life, relationships, and academic performance.

Teen Counseling Franklin TN | Concord Family Counseling

Let’s Journey Together

Being a teenager is difficult, plain and simple. During this time period, there is so much growth emotionally, mentally, and physically. Because of a process called individuation, teens often push their parents away and rely more on their peers. Parents often feel out of control and completely terrified. This fear is not unwarranted. It might feel like you can't protect them especially with social media, online predators, pornography, and other technology keeping parents disconnected from a teen's online life. I provide family counseling in Franklin TN to escape unhealthy cycles and become more connected.

Concord Family Counseling 301 Mallory Station Rd, Franklin, TN 37067, United States
Phone Number: (615) 988-0451
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Founded in 1799, this city named after Benjamin Franklin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. Carnton is the site of one of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War: The Battle of Franklin. Tour the historic Carter House, which bore witness to this momentous event.

After soaking up on history, it’s time to experience what Franklin has to offer. You can stay at the Dark Horse‘s Recording Studio, an Airbnb property that’s also the recording studio of Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Catch the sunrise at Natchez Trace Parkway, and sip fine Tennessee whiskey at Leiper’s Fork Distillery. Catch open mic night at Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant and watch local musicians perform.

Driving Directions to Franklin, TN from Nashville International Airport:
Continue to I-40 W
6 min (2.3 mi)
Take I-65 S to Cool Springs Blvd in Franklin. Take exit 68B from I-65 S
17 min (18.5 mi)
Take Mallory Ln and Mallory Station Rd to your destination
3 min (1.0 mi)

Reviews:

Read on and see why we are the trusted family counseling services in Franklin TN.

Google Reviews

"Lydia has a heart for children. The oldest of four, she has always been the caretaker with a beautiful and healing heart to just make things better. My profession dictates that I hire and work with adolescent and family therapists on a daily basis. To be successful, you must be authentic and compassionate yet have the ability to hold firm boundaries and provide structure. Lydia is more than capable to lovingly provide the healing needed." - Carol

“I have had the pleasure of knowing Lydia in a professional capacity. She is down-to-earth, knowledgeable, and has a great sense of humor that she incorporates into her work with clients as appropriate. Lydia is a great fit for adolescents and is able to build trust and rapport quickly. She thinks outside the box which works great with the teens she sees in her practice. I highly recommend her as a therapist for teens!” - Amber

“Openness, kindness, and compassion are a few words I would use to describe Lydia. You can just feel that she really cares for each of her clients and gives them the space to be heard, which is sometimes a hard task for parents to provide for their children and teens at home. I would highly recommend sending your children and teens to see Lydia at Concord Family Counseling.” - Zavior

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