Parents, children, teens, and families often face challenges that lead them to seek therapy. Common issues include behavioral problems in children, communication breakdowns, and conflicts within the family.

Parents may find it challenging to manage their children’s emotional or developmental issues, while teens often face stress, anxiety, depression, and identity concerns.

External pressures such as academic demands, peer influence, and social media can strain family dynamics. Additionally, life transitions, like divorce, relocation, or the loss of a loved one, can create emotional turmoil and disrupt family harmony.

These challenges can overwhelm even the most resilient families, prompting them to seek professional help to navigate and resolve these issues.

At Konick & Associates, our therapy team is committed to providing comprehensive support by considering the “whole picture” when assessing a client or family’s needs. By blending compassionate understanding with evidence-based practice, we tailor our interventions to address not only the symptoms but also the underlying causes, empowering individuals, children, teens, and families to navigate challenges effectively and foster positive, lasting change.

We offer support for:

  • ADHD & Autism
  • Adoption and blended families
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Athletes
  • Behavior concerns
  • Bullying 
  • College transition planning
  • Co-parenting
  • Coping with divorce, separation, remarriage
  • Communication challenges
  • Disruptive behaviors and noncompliance
  • Failure to launch
  • Family conflict
  • Generational family dynamics
  • Grief, death, and loss
  • Identity concerns
  • Parent-child conflict
  • Peer relationship issues
  • School stress and School transitions
  • Social and emotional challenges
  • Transformative life events
  • Trauma

Our Therapy Services

Child Therapy

Our child therapy services are designed to help children navigate the challenges they face and develop the skills they need to succeed. Whether your child is struggling with anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, or trauma, our experienced therapists are here to provide support and guidance every step of the way.

Teen Therapy

Adolescence can be a turbulent time, filled with transitions and uncertainty. Our teen therapy services offer a safe and nonjudgmental space for adolescents to explore their thoughts and feelings, build coping skills, and strengthen their relationships. From mood disorders to self-esteem issues to academic stress, we address a wide range of concerns to help teens thrive.

Family Therapy

Family dynamics play a crucial role in the well-being of every member. Our family therapy services focus on improving communication, resolving conflicts, and fostering a deeper understanding among family members. Whether you’re facing challenges related to divorce, blended families, loss, or communication breakdowns, our therapists are here to guide your family toward healing and harmony.

Parent Coaching

Parenting can be one of the most rewarding yet challenging roles. Our parent coaching services offer practical strategies and support for managing child behavior problems and promoting positive family dynamics. From establishing effective discipline techniques to enhancing communication skills, we empower parents with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of raising resilient and well-adjusted children.

Our Therapeutic Approach

At Konick & Associates, we prioritize using therapy approaches grounded in research. This ensures that our clients receive the highest standard of care, with interventions tailored to their specific needs and backed by the latest findings in psychology. Some of the research-based strategies commonly used by our therapists include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT is a highly effective approach for addressing a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems. It focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and replacing them with more adaptive beliefs and behaviors. Techniques such as cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, and behavioral activation are often utilized.
  • Play Therapy: Especially beneficial for young or developmentally delayed children, play therapy uses play as a medium for expression and communication. It helps children explore their feelings, develop problem-solving skills, and process traumatic experiences in a safe and supportive environment. Research has shown play therapy to be effective in treating various childhood issues, including trauma, attachment disorders, and behavioral problems.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): DBT combines elements of cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness practices. It is particularly useful for adolescents struggling with emotion dysregulation, self-harm behaviors, and suicidal ideation. Skills training in areas such as distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness are central to DBT.
  • Family Systems Therapy: This approach views the family as a dynamic system in which each member’s behavior affects and is affected by the functioning of the whole. Family systems therapy aims to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen family relationships. Research supports its effectiveness in treating a variety of family-related issues, including marital discord, parent-child conflicts, and family transitions.
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): PCIT is a specialized form of therapy designed to improve the parent-child relationship and address behavior problems in young children. It involves coaching parents in real-time interactions with their child, teaching them effective discipline techniques and communication skills. Research has demonstrated the efficacy of PCIT in reducing child behavior problems and enhancing parental confidence and competence.

These therapeutic strategies are just a few examples of the evidence-based approaches utilized by our team. Our therapists are trained in implementing these techniques skillfully and tailoring them to meet the unique needs of each client and family.

Contact Us

If you’re seeking professional therapy services for your child, teen, or family, we’re here to help you embark on a journey toward a brighter tomorrow. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward growth and healing.