Keiki and Adolescent

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Everyone at some point in their life needs help feeling successfully and overcoming and coping with difficult challenges; children and adolescents are no exception.  Bonni is here to assist your child in functioning to the best of their ability at home, school and with their peers. We counsel parents and families to strengthen the core and foster a nurturing environment.

Goals of Therapy

  • Build on their strengths instead of focusing on deficits
  • Improve their ability to understand and articulate their feelings
  • Think through possible consequences prior to making decisions
  • Better understand what their parents are saying and why
  • Examine the ways that their peers affect their own behavior, choices, and attitudes
  • Improve social skills and peer relationships
  • Develop practical and effective problem-solving strategies
  • Restore mutual respect with their parent
  • Learning and practicing effective coping strategies

Presenting problems

Behavioral

  • Disruptive Issues
  • ADHD
  • Eating Disorder and Body Image Challenges
  • Self-Injury

Emotional

  • Anxiety Disorders (OCD, Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety, etc.)
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Esteem Concerns
  • Anger Management
  • Developmental Delays (including Autism Spectrum Disorders)
  • Identity Concern Family
  • Difficulty with Launching
  • Sibling and Parent Child Conflict
  • Divorce (including Blended Families and Remarriage)
  • Adoption
  • AcademicAcademic Concerns
  • School and Peer Relationship Issues

Please call for a consultation 808-652-9371 or email bonni@living-lighthouse.com.

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