Any parent of a teenager knows that there are a lot of emotional ups and downs. With the pressures of school, social lives, and the general confusion that comes with growing up, it’s no wonder they can get a little overwhelmed.

Signs Your Teen May Need Talk Therapy

School & Community

  • Their behavior at school or home has changed dramatically.

  • Their school performance changed.

  • They are under more stress than usual.

  • They are getting lower grades than normal.

  • They are moody at home.

  • They are getting in trouble at school or in the community.

  • You find them avoiding school or community activities.


  • They are no longer hanging out with their friends or have changed friend groups completely.

  • They have been avoiding all social functions recently.

  • They have anger towards their friends.

  • They lack a solid friend group.

Anger & Irritability

  • Your teen is more irritable and quicker to anger than they used to be.

  • Anger or irritability is starting to affect their life.

  • Their anger is preventing them from functioning.

Excessive worry

  • Worrying stops them from doing things.

  • Worrying about school and grades is so overwhelming that they cry frequently.

  • Worrying affects their sleep or mood.

Dramatic changes in sleep habits

  • They’ve been sleeping much more or less.

  • They’re always tired.

  • They always want to take naps.

  • They prefer sleeping instead of doing something they once found fun.

Self-destructive behavior

  • They’ve been cutting or self harming.

  • They’ve been drinking alcohol.

  • They’ve been doing drugs.

  • They’ve been taking excessive risk.

If your teenager is exhibiting any of these signs, talk therapy can help.

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