Adolescents today face many challenges.  More than parents realise, they often do not know how to cope with that is going on in their lives.  They often choose harmful coping mechanisms.  There has been a rise in our community of digital addiction such as gaming and spending too much time on devices or on social media.  Arising from this are many other dangers such as being exposed to harmful material online such as pornography or being cyber-bullied.  There has also been a rise in teen suicides as they are finding it harder to negotiate challenges in their school or home environment.

We work with adolescents and their parents to help them negotiate this difficult developmental stage.  We help them understand what is happening on a physical, emotional, psychological and social level.  We also use psycho-educational material to facilitate the process and help them to explore their identity, values and beliefs.  These are important aspects of this developmental stage.



  • Depression / anxiety
  • Behavioral issues i.e. cutting, substance abuse
  • Bullying / cyberbullying
  • Gaming
  • Boundaries
  • Poor coping skills
  • Assertiveness


10 Tell tale signs you need counseling

Out of control emotions like extreme sadness or anger Eating or sleeping more or less...
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12 Benefits of a support group or group therapy

Universality – Group members have shared experiences and feelings, which results in individuals feeling less...
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Depression & Anxiety Support Group – Starting 6 August

The support group is designed to help group members understand the origins of depression and...
February 4, 2019

Parenting Support Group

Our parenting support group provides parents with information to facilitate healthy development of their children. ...
February 4, 2019