Often things are getting in their way. It could be depression and counseling can remove the limiting beliefs that are making them feel insignificant and defeated.
Sometimes poor grades are from a preoccupation with social media and the low self-esteem that comes with it. I can talk about how social media affects our mind and how to change that.
With young people, depression often comes across as emptiness and if counseling doesn’t work sometimes medicine can help but usually just for a brief period of time. Often attention deficit hyper activity issues actually don’t have any hyperactivity. For any tension is taking his laziness. But with medication grades and self-esteem can skyrocket as the young person finds how capable they really are without ADHD on their back.
The challenges with teenagers are many, but there are also many solutions. We work these out as a team, myself working with parents and the young person .