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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 […]
March 8, 2024

Mental Health Levels of Care: Residential vs Outpatient Treatment

There are essentially two recommended levels of treatment for children and teens experiencing moderate to severe symptoms of a mental health disorder — residential treatment (hospitalization), […]
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 […]
February 9, 2024

What Adolescent Mental Health Issues Are Therapists Seeing in Middle Tennessee?

About one out of four adolescents across the nation experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, or behavior and conduct problems, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to the latest […]
February 1, 2024

Embrace U’s Adolescent Mental Health Programs Now In Network with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

BRENTWOOD, TENN., Feb. 1, 2024 — Embrace U, an adolescent mental health clinic offering intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs, is now in network with BlueCross […]
December 19, 2023

Embrace U’s Admission Process

What to expect during admission at Embrace U The admission and intake process for Embrace U’s outpatient treatment programs is designed to be straightforward and supportive. […]