How does therapy work for children and teens?

At the Banyan Tree, therapy provides a safe and supportive environment for children and teens to express their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Our trained therapists use age-appropriate techniques, such as play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and creative arts to help younger clients communicate their feelings and understand their experiences.

By building a relationship of trust, therapists are able to assist children and teens in exploring and managing their emotions, improving their communication skills, and developing coping strategies for life's challenges. This process of self-understanding and skill-building can lead to increased self-esteem, better relationships, and improved mental well-being. Each therapy plan is individualized to respect the uniqueness of every child and teen, their developmental stage, and their specific challenges. The goal of therapy is not only to address current problems but also to equip children and teens with the skills to navigate future challenges.