Going away to college for the first time is an exciting venture which, for many, marks the beginning of a new chapter of their lives. While thrilling, it can also be a bit overwhelming to ‘move away’ and truly be on your own for what may be the first time.
Life is full of experiences that provide great opportunities for growth and change, but sometimes they are difficult or confusing. We start to question the next step to take or wonder if we’re handling the opportunities and change in the best way possible.
Though therapy has sometimes been stigmatized in various ways and by certain segments of our society, the truth is that therapy can play a key role in helping you addresses concerns, process what life has dealt you, or determine how you want to grow.
The importance of social media seems to be growing each day and with each generation. Just think about the last time you left your smart phone at home: most likely, the realization you forgot it left you feeling panicked, or at the very least, uncomfortable. Such a reaction begs the question: how did we ever survive before the existence of this technology? Magnify that by 100,000 for teenagers. For teens, the iPhone or Android smart phone is like a special new part of who they are. Try to take one away or deny access and watch the chaos unfold!