Work typically is completed with the adolescent. However, parent and/or other family members may also attend sessions as deemed appropriate for the individual case.
- Mental health concerns, such as anxiety and depression
- Sleep problems, such as insomnia and sleep phase disorders
- Life stressors or significant life events, such as family transitions and loss
- Self-esteem and image concerns
- Social difficulties
- Health concerns, such as chronic health issues and/or chronic pain
- Psychoeducational assessment. This is a comprehensive assessment of various aspects, that may impact a youth's learning. Depending on the nature of the referral, it may include: intellectual testing, academic performance, memory, attention, adaptive functioning, social emotional and/or behavioural functioning.
- Psychodiagnostic assessment: to explore possible reasons for a youth's struggles including possible mental health diagnoses.
- Parent consultation to provide parents with information and support regarding their youth. This can be done as standalone treatment or in conjunction with adolescent therapy.
- Sleep consultation to help explore sleep difficulties and possible strategies or treatment to address sleep problems.
- Brief mental health consultation. Exploring possible symptoms and providing suggestions, including possibly recommending a more extensive assessment and/or treatment.
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Psychoeducation and skills training (coping, social skills, organizational skills)
- Solution focused therapy
- Dialectical behavioural strategies
- Parent training and support