Watch Troy Psychotherapy therapists Anton Babushkin and Cate Desjardins discuss the unique benefits of psychotherapy for teenagers and young adults.
Anton describes how he views therapy for teenagers and young adults as a resource for fostering independence. A good therapist, he states, can help the young person address anxieties and barriers to success before they become bigger obstacles later in life. Additionally, Anton offers three specific takeaway points for teenagers and their parents for understanding and addressing common issues faced by young adults, like motivation, safety, and independence. He offers a case example of how he works with teenagers and how therapy can support their efforts toward successful independence.