Adolescent and Family Therapists

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Durham Office

STEPHANIE HELWIG, PSY.D.

Dr. Stephanie Helwig has worked with teens of all ages presenting with a myriad of symptoms and presentations. With adolescents, Dr. Helwig prefers to allow patients as much autonomy in their treatment as possible. She believes this approach allows adolescents to feel more responsible for and therefore more invested in their own treatment.

RAE ANN HAMILTON, LPA

Rae Ann Hamilton enjoys working with tweens and teens (ages 10 and older). Issues she has training and experience in with young people include: anxiety, depression, Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, learning difficulties, social problems, anger management, self- esteem, giftedness, and life transitions such as from high school to college. Mrs. Hamilton incorporates several therapeutic approaches in

LINDSEY OHLER, PSY.D.

Dr. Ohler enjoys working with teenagers and their families. Her work has involved helping adolescents develop a sense of identify and personal mission, manage boundaries with friends and family, understand and cope with emotions, and transition to independence. She has worked with adolescents that struggle with depression, social skills deficits, anxiety, substance abuse, self-injurious behavior and disordered eating.

GAYTRI BARKER, PSY.D.

Dr. Gaytri Patel Barker works with adolescents and their families. She recognizes that adolescence is characterized by various changes and obstacles that may require additional assistance to navigate. As such, Dr. Barker strives to foster an environment that is non- judgmental and empathic and values developing a collaborative therapeutic relationship with the teen that aids in growth and change. Furthermore, she focuses on pr

NINA SOLANKI, PSY.D.

Adolescence can be a hard transition for both teenagers and parents. Dr. Nina Solanki utilizes various approaches such as psycho-education and improved listening and expression to help foster communication between teenagers and parents. She has assisted teens and parents in creating structure and a daily routine, teaching problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, boundary setting, how to support a member with a mental illness, how to have a healthy argument, and how to have fun as a family. Dr. Solanki has worked with teens facing the range of ado

JULIE MICHALOWSKI, PSY.D.

Working with teenagers is one of Dr. Julie Michalowski’s favorite things to do, and teens sense that and connect to her very well. She works with adolescents and their families to resolve concerns pertaining to the difficulty of normal day-to-day adolescent development, such as moving through various life stages and refining interpersonal skills. She also has training and experience working with adolescents experiencing more s

TINA LEPAGE, PSY.D.

From the very beginning of her career, Dr. Lepage has been focusing on children and families; whereas most psychologists have an undergraduate that is, like their doctorate, in psychology, Dr. Lepage has an undergraduate in Child Development & Family Relationships. Her many years of specialization in child development and families make her highly sought out by parents seeking help for their child. Dr. Lepage has



Chapel Hill Office

KEVIN METZ, PSY.D.

With extensive experience working with adolescents in a variety of settings, Dr. Kevin Metz is intimately familiar with the challenges facing teenagers and their families today. Dr. Metz understands that the teenage years can be complex and difficult times for teens and their families, and has helped guide many clients through this transitional period. Dr. Metz has a creative, skillful and supportive way of b

GAYTRI BARKER, PSY.D.

Dr. Gaytri Patel Barker works with adolescents and their families. She recognizes that adolescence is characterized by various changes and obstacles that may require additional assistance to navigate. As such, Dr. Barker strives to foster an environment that is non- judgmental and empathic and values developing a collaborative therapeutic relationship with the teen that aids in growth and change. Furthermore, she focuses on providing supportive psychotherapy as well as helping adolescents develop coping skills to deal with stressors, skills to improve comm



Raleigh Office

COLETTE SEGALLA, PH.D.

Dr. Segalla provides therapy and evaluation services to adolescents. She is experienced in interventions with teens, and psychological and educational evaluations. In addition to her general psychology training in adolescent and family issues, she has additional training and experience in working with teenagers who have learning disabilities (LD), and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD or ‘ADD’). Dr. Segalla’s doctoral disse