Therapy for Introverted Sensitive Teens & Adults

Embrace the life that’s right for the Introverted or Quiet/Sensitive You

Many quiet and/or sensitive or introverted teens and adults lack self acceptance, have difficulty expressing their emotions in a healthy way and struggle to build relationships. Quiet or Introverted teens and young adults can also struggle with social anxiety which impacts their confidence, causes stress with attending school, being a team member at work, playing group sports, and with making friends and developing relationships.

A common reaction is to avoid situations that cause the anxiety, which then can lead to isolation and reduced connections with others.

I provide the tools and guide you to create a more fulfilling life that allows you to embrace who you are.

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How I Help Introverted Sensitive People


Adolescence is often perceived by teens, parents and society as a time when teenagers socialize with large groups of friends several times a week and are often involved in group activities. For some teens, that’s not the experience they have and it has a significant impact on them. Most do not have the resources to overcome how they feel about not ‘belonging’. They feel overwhelmed…

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Many highly sensitive or introverted people spend their lives being misunderstood by others. This impacts their self-esteem, makes it difficult to form close relationships and succeed at work. Instead of embracing their unique qualities, they feel deeply defective and alone.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please find some of the most commonly asked questions below. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

These are the most common signs of introversion in teens

  • Become quiet in front of others (this includes extended family, at birthday parties, school, sports team)
  • Comfortable at home by once there is someone else in the house they become quiet
  • Prefer to have time on their own sometime in they day
  • Have deep thoughts when they share
  • Usually only has one or two friends

  • Feelings seem to get hurt easier
  • You notice they are impacted by your mood
  • They feel things deeper and longer than others
  • They have a caretaking nature to them with animals, and people

  • Prefer to spend time alone or with one or two friends
  • Have difficulty forming close relationships
  • Often have challenges succeeding at work because I find it difficult to speak up in meetings
  • After an event or situation with several people, need to go home to regain energy

  • This varies depending on the insurance company so it always best to check with your insurance company, although most do cover Social Workers who hold a Masters degree in Social Work.

  • This is highly dependent on the person and what issues they are struggling with
  • On average, it usually takes 15-20 sessions to create a sustainable difference.

  • Attachment therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Somatic therapy (Hakomi)
  • Art therapy 
  • Music- integrated therapy 
  • Trauma-informed therapy 

  • First it starts with understanding why they are struggling
  • Becoming clear on the negative thoughts they are having and how this makes them feel
  • Implementing tools they can use to manage anxiety and overwhelm
  • Helping them to better understand what works best for them as a quiet person

  • Yes, it is often reflective questions to help the person go a bit deeper to understand how and why they are struggling
  • People who do the homework tend to get more out of therapy
  • When working with teens, we often give homework to the parents as this can also support the teen changing

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  • Social anxiety
  • Generalized anxiety
  • Managing overwhelming emotions
  • Relationship struggles
  • Depression
  • Family issues
  • Loss and grief
  • Mental health concerns
  • Anger issues
  • Relationship distress
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