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Young Adult Counseling in Pasadena, Maryland

Helping you navigate this next phase of your life

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Offering Young Adults Counseling 

Do you feel like you are suppose to have a clear direction for where you’re headed? Maybe the pressure of making the right choices about your own future feel daunting?

With so many expectations its no wonder you feel confused, overwhelmed, struggling with making decisions. These pressures may even be leading you to feel like you have to be perfect, do more, and have more.

The struggle to navigate things that maybe were once done for you can feel like a uphill battle. And failing feels like its bound to happen.

Your parents were there for you and supported you but maybe theydidn’t provide the tools you need to take the next steps to ‘adult’. Things that seem simple to others like paying bills and scheduling appointments. Do you find yourself comparing yourself to others – which leads to more anxiety about the future. 

It may feel like no one has prepared for this next part of your life.

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There are days where you have hopes and dreams that seem attainable…Yet other days they seem so far away.

Being a teenager who goes to school and just has to worry about completing their chores seems like so long ago. Now you have to worry about taking care of yourself, your space,  and you finances. Let’s face it, you don’t feel prepared to handle all of these responsibilities. 

Yes, there are so many things you can do that you probaly had dreams of growing up. And now that they are here, the struggle to have that dream may seem overwhelming, impossible, or so far away. 

Maintaining your own mental health as a young adult may not seem like a priority…but it is!

If you have never experienced counseling, you may not know how helpful it can be. It is not that we tell you what to do or give you advice. Instead we listen and can acknowledge your struggles. With you being our guide towards what you want, we can help you get really clear and problem solve so that those goals feel more attainable.  

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Young Adult Counseling in Pasadena, MD can help

Maybe you are someone who has never been in counseling and you are wondering how it can help you now. Counseling is benefical at any stage of life but it can be extremely helpful during this transition to adulthood, where you are buried under so many expectations and met with a ton of resistance. 

Its important to identify where your struggles lie which is what we will do in the assessment phase of treatment- Do you lack a social support? Maybe you struggle with setting goals and acheiving them. Not having the guidance that school and parents provide is challenging.

You want to feel better and you deserve to be your best self in life. To acheive your dreams, to be a better friend or partner, and to experience new things. Counseing in your young adulthood can help you reach those goals.

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“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.”

– Anonymous

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Find relief today!

At Turning Stone Counseling, we understand that this point in your life is pivotal in moving into adulthood. We also know that its faced with many more challenges than those who came before you. 

Young Adult Counseling will look like this:

› A thorough assessment of what you feel you need right now in your life to move the needle forward.

› Tools and strategies to feel more supported in your next steps.

› A person who understands that the things you are facing are unique to todays culture and not years ago.

Our therapists use many different modalities to support you in this work.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Acceptance-Commitment Therapy, Expressive and somatic therapies, along with education and support.

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Our Therapists who work with Young Adults

Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve never been in therapy before, what should I expect?

Therapy can be scary if you have never been. Finding a good therapist can be a challenging process as well. Check out this blog on finding a therapist. 

Don’t be scared to keep searching until you find the best therapist for you as well. Its important for it to work that you connect and feel that this person can provide you with something beneficial, even if that is just a safe space to talk about your struggles. 

I feel like I need someone to tell me what to do, can counseling help with that?

We, therapists in general, never tell clients what to do. That goes against how we are trained, however we do make suggestions and offer resources and tools that could benefit you in this area. We can support your ideas through getting clear on where you want to go and how you want to get there. 

Am I the only young adult who struggles so much with being an adult?

Statistically 1 in 3 young adults struggle with their mental health everyday. And many more lack the knowledge, finances, and access to mental health services. Young adults have struggled even more since the pandemic, due to employment and the cost of living. 

You may feel alone but we assure you that you are not alone. Seeking counseling is not a sign of weakness, if anything it shows your areas of strength- recognizing that you cannot do this alone is huge. 

What if I’m uncomfortable talking about certain topics?

Counseling can go as fast or as slow as you need it to build that comfort level. Young adult counseling is not designed any different in terms of pace or what you share. The biggest difference is that our therapists understand the many unique challenges of our young adults. We believe  those topics will eventually surface in therapy when you are ready.

Your Next Steps . . .

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