Anxiety in teens is rising, and counseling that focuses on teens and their needs is effective treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 1 in 3 adolescents ages 13-18 will experience an anxiety disorder.

Teens and young adults are under more stress now than young people of earlier generations. Counseling can help build resilience and healthy ways to cope, supporting young people as they discover who they are and how they can do well in the world.

According to Dr. Mario Martinez and Biocognition, we can be wounded in three ways: Shame, Abandonment, and Betrayal. Each culture will shame, abandon, or betray you in a different way, but those are the 3 wounds.

Here’s what happens in the process that I call Becomingness. There are three things that we put out there that we misunderstand and think that they are being given to us rather than we are projecting them out: Joy, Belonging, and Companionship.

Biocognitive science is based on research that demonstrates how thoughts and their biological expression co-emerge within a cultural history. Individuals are seen as an inseparable bioinformational field of mind, body, and cultural history in constant search for contextual meaning.

MindBody Biocognition helps you effectively change things in your life that seem otherwise stuck or unchangeable. Based on Dr. Mario Martinez’s research as a clinical psychologist, it begins with the deep unity of body and mind, and how to work with it.