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Therapy

Young Adult Counseling

Holistic Mental Health Treatment

Hi, my name is Danielle, and I’m a Holistic Mental Health Practitioner that specializes in Young Adult Counseling.

You may be feeling the pressure of establishing yourself in a career, unsure on how to navigate dating and friendships, lonely and feel as if no one understands you, imposter syndrome, the stress of graduating college and transitioning into adult roles, and frustrated with the state of the world.

 

I understand, and I’m here to help.

I help people learn the skills, tools, and mindset shifts to handle the challenge of discovering who they really are, what their mission here is, and how to navigate adult relationships and responsibilities with confidence, clarity, and ease.


If you’re ready to start feeling better, contact me to schedule a complimentary consultation today. 

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My approach to Young Adult Counseling

Young adulthood is a transformative period marked by a whirlwind of changes, challenges, and self-discovery. It's a time when individuals are navigating their way through the complexities of education, career choices, relationships, and personal identity. Like anxiety, which is a natural response to stress, the journey through young adulthood can evoke a range of emotions and uncertainties.

 

In my approach to young adult counseling, I acknowledge the very real challenges, fears, and uncertainties that my clients may be experiencing as they navigate this pivotal stage of life. I provide a safe and supportive space for young adults to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment. By offering unconditional positive regard and empathy, I help them uncover the root causes of their concerns and empower them to find their own path forward.

 

Using a holistic framework, I guide young adults through a process of self-discovery and growth. Together, we explore their values, interests, and goals, as well as the challenges and opportunities that come with young adulthood. Through a combination of therapeutic techniques and practical tools, my clients learn how to navigate the ups and downs of this transitional period with resilience and confidence.

 

Ultimately, my goal is to help young adults develop the skills and self-awareness they need to thrive in all aspects of their lives. By providing empathy, guidance, and encouragement, I empower my clients to embrace their unique life journey with courage, resilience, and authenticity.

If you are ready to explore this method of mental, emotional, energetic, and physical self-healing contact me to get started!

Young Adult Counseling FAQs

What are the main challenges of young adulthood?

Young adulthood, typically spanning from the late teens to the mid-20s, is a period characterized by significant transitions and challenges as individuals navigate the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Some of the main challenges young adults commonly face include:

  • Young adults often grapple with questions of identity, including figuring out their values, beliefs, interests, and goals for the future. 

  • Education and career transitions.

  • Young adults may struggle to achieve financial independence and manage their finances responsibly. 

  • Developing and maintaining healthy relationships

  • Young adulthood is a time of heightened risk for mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. 

  • Achieving independence from parents or caregivers and learning to navigate the responsibilities of adulthood 

  • Young adulthood is often marked by uncertainty about the future, including career paths, relationships, and personal goals.

  • Young adults may face pressure to conform to societal expectations regarding education, career success, relationships, and lifestyle choices.

  • Juggling multiple responsibilities such as work, school, relationships, and personal interests can be overwhelming .

  • Young adults often experience societal and cultural shifts that shape their perspectives and values. 

Why are so many young adults struggling?

Many young adults today face a multitude of challenges that contribute to their struggles. Economic pressures, including rising housing costs and student loan debt, create financial stress and hinder their ability to achieve stability. Mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are on the rise, exacerbated by academic and career pressures, social isolation, and uncertainty about the future. Social and cultural expectations, combined with digital overload and a lack of support systems, further compound these challenges, leaving many young adults feeling overwhelmed and disconnected. 

 

My role is to provide a safe and empathetic space for young adults to explore these challenges, offering strategies for coping, building resilience, and fostering connections within their communities. It's essential that we address these struggles holistically, advocating for systemic change while providing individualized support to help young adults navigate their journey towards well-being and fulfillment.

Is feeling lost in your 20s normal?

Feeling lost in your 20s (and any period of life) is an extremely common experience. This period of life is marked by significant transitions and uncertainties, including navigating education, career choices, relationships, and identity exploration. It's normal to feel uncertain or unsure about the future amidst societal pressures and the expectation to have everything figured out. However, feeling lost can also be an opportunity for self-reflection, personal growth, and exploration. I encourage my clients to seek support, engage in activities they enjoy, and take small steps towards their goals, reminding them that the journey of self-discovery is ongoing and that it's okay not to have everything figured out right away.

How do I begin to find myself?

Finding yourself is a deeply personal journey that often begins with self-reflection and exploration. Here are some steps to get started:

  • Reflect on Your Values and Beliefs

  • Explore Your Passions and Interests

  • Listen to Your Inner Voice

  • Evaluate Your Goals and Priorities

  • Embrace Self-Discovery

  • Seek Support and Guidance

  • Practice Self-Care

  • Be Patient and Kind to Yourself

Get help from a Holistic Mental Health Practitioner that specializes in Young Adult Counseling

Being a young adult, navigating your 20s, can feel overwhelming and stressful, and you do not have to battle it alone. If you are ready to learn the tangible and energetic tools to beat imposter syndrome, feel empowered and confident on your unique journey, and transition into adulthood with ease, contact me to schedule a free consultation today.

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