Mitchell Kline

May 6, 2024

Wear Green Day, Show Your Support for Mental Health

Join Embrace U and mental health advocates across Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, May 22 by wearing green to show your support for mental health. Let’s turn […]
April 22, 2024

How Long Should A Teenager Be In Therapy?

The length of time that a teenager should be in therapy depends on several factors including their diagnosis, response to treatment, at-home support, and their connection […]
April 11, 2024

Enabling Vs Helping: Treating Adolescents with Mental Health Conditions

Jessica Lavender, a licensed professional counselor, and administrator at Embrace U, talked with Lydia Thompson on the podcast “Counselor Off The Clock” about enabling vs. helping […]
April 9, 2024

How to Talk to a Teen About Therapy

The idea of starting therapy can be unsettling for teenagers, especially if they are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition like anxiety or depression. When […]
April 2, 2024

When Should My Teen Get More Intensive Treatment?

It’s common for teenagers in need of mental health treatment to start with one-on-one weekly therapy sessions. But when should parents consider more intensive treatment? We […]
March 26, 2024

What Type of Therapy is Best for a Teen with Depression?

Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders. When it comes to teen depression, treatment options range from one-on-one therapy to hospitalization. More than 80% […]
March 19, 2024

What Are the Symptoms of Teen Depression?

Recognizing the symptoms of teen depression can be difficult. It’s estimated that 16% of children ages 12 to 17 will experience at least one episode of […]
February 27, 2024

How Long Will It Take for Therapy to Work?

Therapists who treat adolescents are often asked, “How long will it take for therapy to work?” The answer depends on several factors including a patient’s diagnosis, […]
February 20, 2024

When Should a Child or Teen Start Therapy?

Behavioral health experts explain when parents should consider therapy to treat a mental health challenge. It’s normal for adolescents to experience emotional ups and downs. As […]