Are you struggling with your teen?
Are they angry, out of control, or rebelling?
Have they become depressed, withdrawn, or shut down emotionally?
Are you constantly arguing with them?
Do they lack motivation?
Do they have issues with poor behavior?
If so, I can help.
My name is Sam Miller and for the past 20 years I have been helping parents just like you address the many challenges of adolescents.
As a teen counselor, I have worked with many troubled teens with their issues including:
– Abusive behavior (acting emotionally or verbally abusive towards you or others)
– ADD or ADHD (having a hard time focusing at school)
– Anger (constantly angry and emotionally unstable)
– Anxiety (stressed out or having anxiety attacks)
– Arguing (talking back and being argumentative)
– Depression (feeling low, lost, sad, withdrawn, or suicidal)
– Defiant & Disrespectful (rebellious and no longer listens to you)
– Drugs (taking illicit or pharmaceutical substances)
– Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, etc.)
– Low self esteem (lack confidence and low self worth)
– Lying (being manipulative and dishonest)
– Mood swings (dealing with lots of ups and downs)
– Out of control (behaving irresponsibly and making poor choices)
– Overweight (struggling with eating disorders)
– School (doing poorly in school and apathetic)
– Technology & Video Game Addiction (spending too much time on their phone or computer)
– Unmotivated (behaving very lazy or irresponsible)
And much more.
Whatever issues you or your child are facing right now, they most likely stem from one of these six root causes:
1. Unresolved Emotional Issues
Whether your teen is angry, sad, frustrated, confused, or moody, when he or she has unresolved emotional issues they will be the driving cause of poor behaviors such as being defiant, disrespectful, disobedient, rebellious, depressed, apathetic, argumentative, aggressive, antisocial, and so on. This is where your child can become a “troubled teen” and “out of control”.
2. Lack of Communication Skills
When your teen was a baby, he or she would cry for what they wanted. As a child, they would just demand for what they wanted and you would remind them to “say please”. But when they became a teenager, they are expected to start speaking like an adult but never learned how.
Because they are still accustomed to speaking in a direct or demanding way, this can cause conflict where they begin to shut down and stop talking to you. They have now learned that they can’t “get what they want from life” because when they try, they are received in a negative way.
Once this happens, the communication lines are broken and they become very frustrated, aggressive, or withdrawn.
3. Broken Relationship
At some point in your relationship, your child has lost respect for you and no longer listens to you. This is why many teenagers start “talking back”, begin “lying”, are “ungrateful”, become “hateful”, and are constantly fighting with you.
4. Poor Habits & Lack Of Discipline
If your child becomes lazy, unmotivated, and irresponsible, it is because they have established a “rhythm” of poor behavior where they have formed bad habits and lack structure and discipline.
5. Purpose & Meaning
One of the main causes of why so many teenagers exude poor behavior is because they lack purpose and meaning in their life. Without it, they will continue to focus their energy on “destructive” behavior rather than “constructive” behavior.
6. Lack of Confidence or Low Self Esteem
If you find that your child is withdrawn, shy, introverted, insecure, timid, and doubts themselves, it is because they have not learned to believe in and trust themselves. When this happens, the world is a scary place for your child where you can see them act out in “strange ways” as a call for help.
Your teenager is going through their “formative years” right now which is going to have a profound impact on the rest of their life.
How you choose to help him or her now will determine their ability to become a healthy, happy, and responsible young adult.
Because you have lost your ability to communicate with them means they are no longer listening to you.
This is where I can help.
As your teen counselor not only can I help your child address their issues, but I can also help you rebuild your relationship with them so that they will want to talk to you when things become difficult again.
If you want your child to listen to you or do as they are told, then you are going to need to help them deal with whatever is causing them pain and suffering.
My main goal is to “play detective” where I figure out exactly why your teen is having issues and then help them resolve it so that they can move their life forward.
I can also work with you in “parent coaching” sessions where I can teach you how to better relate with your child.
Get the help that you need now so that you can…
- Regain control of the situation so that it does not get worse
- Ensure your child is getting the support they need to become a healthy and happy responsible young adult
- Have the peace of mind knowing that you are doing your best so that you don’t feel guilty
- Feel confident knowing your child and the situation is getting better
- Create a healthy and long lasting relationship with your child
- First 30 minute consult is free
- $500 for four 1-hour session
How This Works
Step 1 – We have a consult between you and I only so we can speak freely.
Step 2 – I have one paid session with your teen to establish trust and rapport and get them to buy in to working with me.
Step 3 – We book 4 sessions at a time. They can be weekly or every other week.
1. How are payments handled?
Credit or debit through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account.
2. Do you accept insurance?
3. How are sessions held?
Phone or video (Google Meet).
4. How long does it take to see results?
You will notice some results right away just by the fact I am able to connect with your teen. After that, it really depends on the situation.
5. Where are you located?
I am in North Carolina (EST) and can work with anyone in the world.
6. What happens if my teenager does not want to talk to you?
A. Put them on the phone and let them listen to me. I will do all the talking. 90% of the time they open up because I know what to say to them.
B. If they fall in the 10% and still don’t want to talk, then I can at least coach you on how to deal with them.
If you would like to schedule a free consultation to learn more about how I can help you, please email me: