Adolescents or young adults who come to therapy are often stuck between two stages of development. While in reality, they may be between the ages of 13 and 25, they may be functioning at a much younger age emotionally.
Substance Abuse Counseling With Adolescents and Emerging Adults
Each person experiences their life within the “context” of the events that are occurring around it. What this means is that things that are happening and what others are saying and doing when a situation or interaction takes place shape how a person will experience the event.