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Child/Adolescence Behavioral Issues


Adolescence is a crucial period for developing social and emotional habits important for mental well-being. These include adopting healthy sleep patterns; exercising regularly; developing coping, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; and learning to manage emotions.

  • Defiance and being argumentative with parents, siblings or authority figures

  • Disrespectful towards others (e.g. talking back, name calling)

  • Fluctuations in emotions and being moody

  • Aggressive or violent behavior

  • Bullying and cyberbullying

  • Teen pregnancy

  • Alcohol and drugs

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