144 North Main St. Branford, CT 06405

144 North Main St. Branford, CT 06405

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Therapist for Adolescents in New Haven County

The Center for NeuroPotential is a top-rated practice for adolescent and family mental health. Our highly skilled New Haven County counselors and psychologists offer services like counseling, EMDR, and neurofeedback to help adults, teenagers, and children overcome their challenges.  One therapist for adolescents in New Haven, Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, is a board-certified neurofeedback provider with exceptional people skills.

Common mental disorders in adolescents

Adolescence is usually a challenging time for parents as well as the teenage kid. Common mental disorders in teenage boys and girls include:

  • Anxiety disorders – When teenagers suffer from anxiety, they experience feelings of discomfort, nervousness, uneasiness, fear, worry, etc. It affects close to 32% of the American teenage population and can present itself in many types. Some of them include generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, social anxiety, OCD, phobias, etc.
  • Depression – It is a mood-related disorder, and symptoms include disturbing thoughts, negative emotions, and lack of enjoyment. It affects daily activities and can affect performance in school. It affects close to 13% of American adolescents, and patients of depression often showcase disturbing signs such as isolation, drug or alcohol addiction, aggressive behaviors, etc.
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Some teenagers suffer from inattention or hyperactivity-impulsivity, which can interfere with their performance at school.

Tips for choosing the right therapist for your teenager

Choose a therapist that holds several years of experience dealing with teenagers. Make sure the therapist is licensed and trained in treating adolescents. Remember that insurers offer coverage only for sessions with licensed mental health providers.

Best therapists for adolescents in New Haven

It takes a skilled and proficient therapist to gain a teenager’s trust and to let them open up. Here is a list of the best neuropsychologists and therapists in New Haven County:

  • Amy Palmer, PsyD, BCN – She is a highly sought-after neuropsychologist to provide neurofeedback for children and adolescents. She is a board-certified neurofeedback provider with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Deb Del Vecchio-Scully, LPC, NCC, DCMHS – Deb is a trauma specialist and excels at treating mental health issues like anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc., using EMDR therapy. She also ranks as a certified Yoga therapist and a board-certified neurofeedback provider.
  • Andrea Granath, LCSW – Andrea is a top-rated therapist, and her areas of specialization include depression, anxiety, PTSD, and ADHD.

Your search for the best’ New Haven County child or adolescent therapist’ ends here. Get in touch with the Center for NeuroPotential today to speak to schedule a consultation with our therapist for adolescents in New Haven.

Insurance Information

We are in-network with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Husky.