Adolescence can be considered as the transitional phase between childhood and adulthood. Adolescents experience all kinds of new changes in their bodies and in their feelings. Many struggle with various issues ranging from self-esteem to pressures from peers. The task of therapeutic work done with adolescents is to facilitate the healthy maturation of oneself; to help the individual develop a concept of an independent self with increased mastery of his/her internal and external world.
The following adolescent issues, concerns and challenges are treated: