Psychotherapy for Teens

Therapy for Teens

Teenagers face many challenges in today’s world due to academic, social, parental, and societal pressures. Although everyone encounters times when they feel badly, if your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are negatively impacting your quality of life, this could be a sign of a mental health difficulty. Psychotherapy with a qualified professional provides teens with a safe place to identify, express and explore: personal challenges, identity/sexuality questions, social issues/pressures, personality attributes and family relationships.


Reasons to Seek Psychotherapy Services:

  • Feeling easily overwhelmed, stressed out, and/or consumed by worry
  • Changes in eating and sleeping habits
  • Social challenges
  • Changes in grades
  • Feeling alone, lonely or like you don’t fit in
  • Loss of motivation
  • Low self-esteem
  • Questions related to sexuality or gender identity
  • Feelings of sadness, apathy, or loss of interest
  • Difficulty focusing or completing tasks
  • Increased irritability or changes in mood


MPS PLLC clinicians specialize in providing psychotherapy to teens in high school ages 14 and older. MPS therapists are also trained in the assessment of attention, learning, and mood disorders. Having an official diagnosis can help teens get the educational accommodations necessary for increased academic and emotional success. Contact us today to see how we can help.

Regardless of the challenges you are facing, oftentimes, beginning psychotherapy is the first step toward becoming the healthiest version of yourself. MPS clinicians teach clients strategies for well-being so they can achieve self-empowerment, improved insight and increased life satisfaction. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

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MPS PLLC is conveniently located in the Courthouse/Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. The office is 2 blocks from the Court House metro stop on the Orange Line. Our building is 10 minutes from downtown Washington, DC and the location provides easy access to major roadways including 50, 395, 66, and the GW Parkway. For your convenience metered and garage parking is available.

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2000 N 15th Street Suite 200
Arlington Virginia 22201


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