The pressure on teens is very high. There are social pressures, academic pressures, family responsibilities, and more. The teen years are also a very confusing time. They are a time to break away from parents, but kids this age also need their parents. The teen years are even more complex when a child faces one of the following mental […]
About Jonathan Levin
Jonathan Levin, LCSW, is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing 1:1 support for middle school and high school teens, as well as college-aged young adults. He also can run group sessions, including with parents.
Jonathan’s experience includes working with teens and young adults with social difficulties, emotional challenges, nonverbal learning disabilities, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and autism spectrum disorders. Part of that work is helping parents get the help they need to best support their children at home and at school.
Jonathan works with teens, young adults and parents to help empower them with how they can begin to control their lives by making changes, however big or small. It starts with learning about self, and using supports and strengths.
Entries by Jonathan Levin
Going to college is one of the biggest changes in a young person’s life. There is excitement mixed with trepidation. There is new found independence mixed with sometimes too much independence. There is a whole different way of learning. This change alone can cause many emotional issues and stress for a young adult. Many times, […]
As with any diagnosis, there are no two cases alike. People can have the same “label” or diagnosis, but this label can be exhibited in very different ways. This is also true for the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). An ASD diagnosis has a spectrum of variables and intensity of behaviors. The patterns of behavior […]