There are a variety of conditions and concerns that can impact a teen; therefore, it is difficult for us to develop a comprehensive list of every concern and condition that we treat. If your teen has concerns or a diagnosis that is not listed on our website, please contact us and we would love to help you through providing referrals or informing you if we have a clinician who does treat the particular condition.
Families who are working through the unique stressors of divorce often find that their teens can greatly benefit from therapy. These parents should know prior to scheduling their teen for counseling that a copy of the divorce decree is required for clinicians to start working with their teen. If you are currently in the divorce process, please be aware that though our therapists are qualified to work with your teen, we are not forensic psychologists and do not provide the services to determine teen custody.
- Adjusting to life events (death, divorce, chronic medical conditions, etc.)
- Behavioral concerns
- Eating disorders/body image
- Obsessions / Compulsions
- Relationship with family/friends
- Substance abuse
- Suicidal tendencies
- Unplanned pregnancy
Sparrow House therapists seek to work closely with parents as a means to provide support to the entire family. Parents are often referred to Sparrow House by teachers, administrators, psychologists, psychiatrists and pediatricians. Our goal is to provide good psycho-education and to guide parents as their children grow in the therapy process. Consultation will often include helping parents to structure the home environment in such a way that supports what the child is learning in therapy.
Sparrow House Counseling is now offering a variety of assessment services. Some of the common concerns we provide assessments for include but are not limited to:
- Learning difficulties and disorders (including eligibility for accommodations in learning environments)
- Attention disorders
- Developmental disorders (such as developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders)
- Behavioral and emotional disorders (such as social difficulties, anxiety, and mood disorders)
We now offer autism spectrum evaluations for preschool age through adult. These evaluations include the gold standard instrument in autism diagnosis, the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), as well as a developmental interview with parents and/or caregivers. Evaluation of cognitive, academic, attention, adaptive functioning, and emotional/behavioral functioning will also be conducted as appropriate.