Are You Struggling With Peer Relationships?

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If people find they have difficulty in relationships with peers, they may be experiencing some interpersonal issues or individual mental health concerns. Trouble in peer relationships often becomes a problem during childhood, when children are supposed to be forging friendships with other children their age. Trouble in peer relationships may be a sign of anxiety, depression, Autism Spectrum Disorder, or trauma.

Available Treatment Options

Therapists and counseling interventions for peer relationships for children may include Play Therapy to process trauma and emotions, social skills training, communication techniques, or other specified therapeutic processes based on their diagnosis.

Therapists Who Specialize in Helping Those Who Struggle With Peer Relationships

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Kayte Heslet, MS, LMFT

Sherman Oaks


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