Effective Pennsylvania online teen therapy (ages 13-17)

Working with a teen therapist can be the difference between your teen feeling helpless and hopeless or feeling empowered and on the path to self-discovery.

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Makin Wellness

Get clinically-proven online teen therapy from a specialized therapist.

Kid and teen therapy with Makin Wellness​

Get clinically-proven online kid & teen therapy from a specialized therapist.

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How online teen therapy works

Brief teen assessment

Answer a few questions about your teen

Personalized match

We'll match your teen with a specialized therapist (typically within 24 hours)

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Your teen begins their journey towards happiness via phone or video sessions

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The benefits of choosing an online teen therapist with Makin Wellness.

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Timely support

Online therapy ensures swift access to mental health assistance, crucial for addressing issues promptly.

Comfortable environment

Conducting therapy sessions at home fosters a comfortable and relaxed environment, encouraging your teen to open up about their concerns.

Consistent engagement

The flexibility of online sessions facilitates regular engagement, aiding you, as a parent in achieving consistent progress for your teen's mental health.

Enhanced communication skills

Additional communication channels in online therapy enhance your teens' ability to express themselves, supporting you in fostering better communication skills.

Empowerment and independence

Online therapy empowers your teens to actively participate in their mental health journey, promoting independence and resilience.

Diverse therapist options

A broader pool of therapists online allows you to find a professional who aligns with your teen's unique needs, enhancing the effectiveness of the therapeutic relationship.

3 tips for starting kid and teen online therapy

Establish routines

For online teen therapy, consistency is key. At Makin Wellness, we provide scheduled sessions at the same day and time for your convenience.

Open communcation

Discuss online therapy openly. Encourage your teen to share thoughts and concerns.

Set realistic goals

Set achievable goals, communicate with your teen therapist, and be patient with your individualized online therapy treatment plan. Consistency and open communication are essential.

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As a parent, you want your teen to thrive

As a parent, there are countless questions and worries that come with navigating adolescence. You want your teen to succeed and be the best version of themselves they can possibly be. This is why getting started with teen therapy is such an important step. It’s not about “fixing” your teen–it’s about providing them with the support, guidance and tools needed to help them thrive in life.

Your teen deserves to get the support they need to succeed

If your teen is struggling with behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health issue, online teen therapy is a great way for them to get the support, tools, and guidance they need.

Learn foundational life skills

Teen therapy helps them develop healthy coping mechanisms, and practical skills that will improve their overall mental health.

Process & manage emotions

Teen therapy allows them to learn more about themselves and how to process and manage their emotions in healthy ways.

Brief teen assessment

Teen therapy provides a safe and private environment for them to feel safe and comfortable sharing their challenges.

Help is available with our highly-rated online teen therapy

If you’re considering online teen therapy, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, it’s important to find a therapist who is a good fit. This means finding a therapist who specializes in and has experience with treating teens who have had similar challenges.

It’s also important to find a teen therapist who they feel comfortable with. This may take some time, but it’s worth it to find a therapist who they can trust and feel comfortable talking to. Finally, be sure to ask about the therapist’s approach to teen therapy and what they think your teen can gain from it.

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Makin Wellness offers the highest level of customer care in the industry. I am so impressed with their level of detail, care, follow-through and focus on each of Makin Wellness' clients. You are in great hands with this amazing group.
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My meeting with Makin Wellness was absolutely wonderful, professional, and thoughtful all while remaining sensitive to my needs. They spoke to me as an individual, not as an illness or insurance number...
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6 FAQs about online teen therapy

Absolutely, online therapy with Makin Wellness has proven to be incredibly effective for teens, just like in-person sessions. While it might feel a bit different at first, rest assured that our therapists have adapted their methods to ensure the experience is just as beneficial, if not more so. At Makin Wellness, we are committed to providing a seamless and effective online therapy experience for your child.

There’s a wealth of research supporting the effectiveness of online therapy in addressing various mental health challenges, from everyday stressors to more complex issues that young individuals may face. Our therapists are specially trained to navigate these challenges and provide the necessary support.

You can trust that your teen’s therapist at Makin Wellness is well-equipped to create a supportive virtual space for them. Our approach is tailored to the unique needs of teens, fostering an environment where they can comfortably express themselves and work through any concerns they may have. We understand the importance of adapting therapeutic techniques to the virtual setting and ensuring your teen feels heard and understood.

Rest easy knowing that at Makin Wellness, our dedication to the mental health and well-being of your child is unwavering. We’ve embraced the effectiveness of online therapy and are here to provide the support and guidance your teen needs in their therapeutic journey.

Choosing the right online teen therapist with Makin Wellness is a straightforward process that prioritizes your child’s mental health. Begin by examining the therapist’s credentials and experience, focusing on their expertise with teens. At Makin Wellness, our therapists are specially trained to address the unique mental health needs of young individuals.

To further ensure a good fit, take advantage of the wealth of information available. Read reviews from other parents or ask for recommendations from trusted sources within our community. Our clients often share their positive experiences, giving you valuable insights into the effectiveness of our therapists in supporting teens.

At Makin Wellness, we understand the importance of your teen feeling comfortable with their therapist. Actively involve your teen in the decision-making process; consider their preferences and comfort level when selecting a therapist. Our client care team is here to assist you in this process, ensuring that both you and your teen feel confident in the chosen therapist.

Additionally, Makin Wellness offers initial consultations, providing you and your teen with an opportunity to assess the therapist’s approach. This firsthand experience allows you to gauge how well the therapist aligns with your teen’s unique needs. Our client care team takes pride in facilitating this process, working diligently to match your teen with a therapist who can provide the support and understanding they require. Your teen’s mental health is our priority, and we’re committed to making the therapist selection process a positive and beneficial experience for both you and your teen.

In an online therapy session with Makin Wellness, your child can expect an exceptionally supportive and safe space to explore their thoughts and feelings. Our therapists specialize in using age-appropriate techniques, interactive tools, and engaging activities specifically designed to connect with teens. Sessions with Makin Wellness may involve a dynamic mix of discussions, creative exercises, and perhaps even some enjoyable games, ensuring that the therapeutic experience is both effective and enjoyable.

It’s crucial for your teen to understand that the virtual setting at Makin Wellness is intentionally crafted to be just as impactful as in-person sessions. Our dedicated team has embraced the unique aspects of online therapy, tailoring their approach to create a virtual environment where your teen can comfortably express themselves and navigate any challenges they may be facing.

Encourage your teen to express themselves openly during these sessions, reinforcing the idea that their therapist from Makin Wellness is there not only to listen but also to provide the necessary help and support. The goal is to foster a sense of trust and connection between your teen and their therapist, promoting a positive and effective therapeutic relationship.

At Makin Wellness, we are committed to providing a seamless and impactful online therapy experience for your teen, ensuring that their mental health and well-being are prioritized. Our therapists are dedicated to creating a space where your teen feels understood, supported, and empowered to navigate their unique journey of self-discovery and growth.

Ensuring the security and privacy of online therapy is a top priority. The platforms used for online therapy sessions typically employ advanced encryption measures to safeguard your teen’s information. Therapists also adhere to strict confidentiality standards, just like in traditional therapy settings. It’s important to use a reputable and secure platform, and your teen’s therapist will discuss privacy measures during the initial sessions. Rest assured that every effort is made to create a confidential and secure virtual space where your teen can feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and experiences.

At Makin Wellness, we understand the delicate balance needed for your involvement in your teen’s online therapy sessions. It’s crucial to strike a harmonious blend between offering support and providing them space for personal exploration. We encourage you to stay attuned to your teen’s comfort level and needs throughout the therapeutic journey.

While it’s perfectly acceptable to check in with your teen about how their sessions are progressing and to offer words of encouragement, it’s equally important to respect their privacy during the therapeutic process. Trust in the therapeutic relationship that is developing between your teen and our expert therapists. Your role is one of support, fostering an environment where your teen feels safe and understood.

If you ever find yourself with concerns or questions about your teen’s progress or the therapeutic process itself, our client care team at Makin Wellness is here for you. Open communication is key, and we encourage you to discuss any uncertainties or thoughts you may have with our team or your teen’s therapist. We are dedicated to ensuring that both you and your teen have a positive and beneficial experience with our online therapy services.

Technical issues can occasionally disrupt the flow of an online therapy session, at Makin Wellness, we’ve got you covered. Before sessions, ensure that both you and your teen are familiar with the technology being used. Should a technical glitch occur during a session, rest assured that our therapists are well-prepared with contingency plans for such situations.

It’s a good idea to have a backup communication method established, like a phone call or an alternative video platform, ensuring that the therapeutic session can continue seamlessly. Many therapy platforms, including Makin Wellness, provide assistance to address any issues promptly. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated care team if needed.

The key to addressing technical issues is to remain calm and act promptly. Our commitment at Makin Wellness is to provide a smooth and uninterrupted therapeutic experience for your teen, and we’re here to assist you in navigating any technical challenges that may arise.

Pennsylvania online teen therapy can make a big difference