Wheatland County Counselling

Psychology for Adolescents And Teens

Psychology for Adolescents And Teens

Our therapists offer adolescents and teens coping skills to help with issues, such as: 

  • Guiding teens with addiction and substance use disorders
  • Therapy and counselling for youth with ADHD
  • Helping teens work through anger management
  • Working with adolescents that have academic issues
  • Advising teens to help them recognize and mitigate anxiety
  • Working with youth to improve behaviour problems
  • Offering psychotherapy to teens with body image issues 
  • Counselling adolescents with relationship breakups
  • Supporting teens with career guidance
  • Teaching teens to gain coping skills
  • Working with youth and adolescents as they deal with depression
  • Treating teens with developmental behaviour challenges
  • Helping adolescents experiencing divorce and post-divorce adjustment
  • Guiding youth toward emotional regulation
  • Working teens with eating disorders 
  • Offering adolescents support with family conflicts
  • Providing teens with mechanisms to work through grief, bereavement and loss
  • Diagnosing and supporting youth with mood disorders
  • Recognizing, analyzing and providing treatment to help teens understand perfectionism 
  • Assisting youth with peer conflict and bullying
  • Supporting teens with school issues
  • Building up and supporting teens so they gain positive self-esteem
  • Advising adolescents experiencing sexuality concerns
  • Diagnosing and treating teens with somatic (physical) issues
  • Helping teens embrace spirituality
  • Counselling youth with stress management
  • Offering psychological help for teens with suicidal thoughts and ideation
  • Partnering with adolescents struggling through trauma

Need some answers?

We’ve included commonly asked questions by our clients in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to guide you.

Counselling at WCC includes talk therapy, psychotherapy, coaching, feedback, and specific treatment. Registered psychologists at WCC provide psychological services. Psychological services at WCC entail counselling, but these therapists can offer diagnosis, assessment and particular treatment modalities. All registered Psychologists at WCC provide psychological services and counselling.

WCC offers counselling and psychological services. You must check with your health insurance provider to see what service they will cover; this will help you decide which therapist’s services might be right for you. WCC direct bills with Alberta Blue Cross only. If you have another insurance provider, you may pay for your service at the time of the appointment, and WCC will provide you with a receipt so you can get reimbursed from your provider.

Alternative ways to pay for treatment are out of pocket, through your health benefits account (insurance), and potential community grants. Some therapists may have a pro bono caseload which you can inquire about.

Counselling and treatment costs depend on the therapist’s expertise, education, experience, and licensing board. Session costs can range from $180 to $220 per hour. Some therapists also offer a sliding scale hourly rate, which we can discuss with you when you inquire.

The number of sessions depends on every individual’s presenting issues and concerns and willingness to do the work. On average, clients need 10 to 20 sessions.

No. Your sessions will be in the same format and equally successful, in person, via video calls, or on the phone.

All sessions are private and confidential.

Meeting with a counsellor to discuss your worries and concerns about your child’s struggles will help you and your child. Please speak to our office manager as a first step to determine whether counselling is needed.

You can always suggest counselling as an option to help them: we offer family counselling, providing a safe environment for you to voice your concerns with or without them. Our counsellors can also meet with you one on one and help you brainstorm the best ways to approach your parents with your concerns.

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