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Teen Therapy with Julie Klamon, LMFT

The teenage years, also known as adolescence, are a critical phase of growth and self-discovery, filled with unique challenges and opportunities. As a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 20 years of experience working with teens and parents of teens, I guide young people through these pivotal developmental stages. My practice offers a compassionate and understanding environment where teens can navigate their complexities in both face-to-face and virtual sessions across California.

Common Teen Challenges

Today's teens encounter a variety of pressures, from academic and social challenges to questions about identity and future directions. Issues such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and interpersonal relationships are common. In my practice, I address these concerns with empathy and expertise, offering strategies to help teens manage their emotions and behaviors in healthy ways.

Personalized Therapeutic Approach

My approach to teen therapy is rooted in a deep understanding of adolescent development and tailored to each teen's unique needs. I establish trust and respect, ensuring that teens feel heard and valued. Together, we work towards achieving their personal goals, focusing on building resilience, self-awareness, and emotional well-being.

Benefits of Teen & Adolescent Therapy

Engaging in therapy during the teenage years, also known as adolescence, can lead to improved emotional regulation, enhanced self-esteem, better problem-solving skills, and stronger relationships with peers and family members. My goal is to empower teens and adolescents to face their challenges confidently and equip them with the tools they need to transition into adulthood successfully.

Teen Therapy FAQ

How do I know if my teenager needs therapy?

If your teen is experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges that are affecting their daily functioning, therapy may be a helpful solution. Some signs that your teen might benefit from therapy include persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, or anger; difficulty in relationships with family or friends; significant changes in academic performance or sleep patterns; or engaging in risky behaviors. If your teen has experienced a traumatic event or is going through a major life transition, therapy can provide them with the support and coping strategies they need.

What is my role in my teenager's therapy?

As a parent, your involvement in your teen's therapy is important, but the level of participation may vary depending on your child's age, maturity, and the specific issues being addressed. In most cases, I will meet with you periodically to discuss progress, share insights, and provide guidance on how you can support your teen's growth and well-being at home. However, it is also crucial to respect your teenager's privacy and allow them to have a safe, confidential space to express themselves openly with their therapist.

Parenting Therapy

Parenting a teenager can be a unique and challenging experience, and it's not uncommon for parents to feel overwhelmed or uncertain about how to best support their adolescent children during this transformative phase of life. In addition to working directly with teenagers, I offer parenting therapy specifically tailored to the needs of parents with teenage children.

During parenting therapy sessions, we will work together to identify and address any specific challenges you are facing in your relationship with your teenager. This may include developing effective communication strategies, setting appropriate boundaries, and navigating the complexities of your teenager's growing independence and changing needs.

We will also explore ways to foster a strong, supportive, and trusting relationship with your teen, while also taking care of your own emotional well-being. Parenting therapy can help you develop the skills and confidence needed to guide your teenager through this important developmental stage, while also creating a positive and nurturing family environment.

Whether you are struggling with specific issues or simply seeking guidance and support as you navigate the ups and downs of parenting a teenager, therapy can be a valuable resource. Together, we can work towards building a stronger, more resilient relationship with your teen and promoting the overall well-being of your family.

In-Person and Virtual Therapy Options Available

My office is located in Agoura Hills, CA 91301. I provide in-person therapy to patients in Agoura Hills and the surrounding areas, including Westlake Village, CA, Oak Park, CA, Calabasas, CA, Thousand Oaks, CA, Woodland Hills, CA and Simi Valley, CA. I also offer virtual therapy sessions to individuals located anywhere within the state of California.

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Happy teenager surrounded by supportive friends in Agoura Hills, CA, showcasing the positive impact of teen therapy on building healthy social connections and relationships changes
Smiling teenage boy hugging his mother in Agoura Hills, CA, illustrating the strong, supportive parent-child bond fostered through effective teen and family therapy changes


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