Mother and Child

Cutting Edge Counseling

of the North Shore

Children. Teens. Adults. Families. Couples.

Our Approach

We offer therapy to children, teens, adults and families.  We work with parents as part of a team so that children can continue to get better at home and school.  We also work closely with our patient's schools and healthcare professionals so that we can provide the highest quality of care in and out of the office. 

Children

Children often have fears, anxieties and phobias that can make early development difficult.  We provide counseling and therapy that can address these issues.

Teens

When society teaches teens that they are “not enough,” they sometimes seek to address that pain with dysfunctional behaviors.  We can help them through the rough times.

Adults

We have an under-treated and ever growing epidemic in our society, and we are not talking about COVID-19.  Depression and anxiety are out of control among adults.  We can help.

Families

We believe in keeping family and other providers involved in treatment, if given permission by the patient and family members.  We also provide counseling to entire families through our family cohesion services.

Couples

Staying together takes work.  But sometimes, couples don't know exactly what to work on.  We help couples break through communication and relationship barriers so they can have a healthy and happy partnership.

Do You or Your Family Need Therapy?

What are the signs that your child, your family, or even you might need therapy?

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  • "My friends are together and I see them on Snapchat/Facebook/Instagram and I was not invited"

  • "I have nothing to do tonight"

  • "School is just too hard"

  • "I am nervous about returning to school in the fall"

  • "I don't want to go to school today"

  • "I'd rather stay home and watch Netflix"

  • "I can never find my homework"

  • "I can't focus on my school work"

  • "My binder is a mess!"

Is your child saying the below phrases?

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How is the family life?  Here are some reasons why your family cohesion may be suffering.

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  • A recent divorce

  • A re-marriage

  • Moving to a new location

  • Money/change in income

  • Death of a family member

  • Illness/disability of a family member

When is it time to talk about your anxiety or depression?  When these seem to occur often or don't go away...

  • Tense muscles

  • Extreme nervousness

  • Overly restless

  • Agitated often and easily

  • Panic Attacks

  • Trouble concentrating, remembering details, and making decisions

  • Fatigue

  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and helplessness

  • Pessimism and hopelessness

  • Insomnia, early-morning wakefulness, or sleeping too much

  • Irritability

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