Child Counseling

by Dr. Velez on Child Counseling 4 Jul, 2013 has no comments yet!

When your child doesn’t want to talk to you, child counseling might be something you want to consider. In today’s age of bullies, pressure to achieve both academically and our new found emphasis on exceeding at sports, a child can often be dealing with stress. Sometimes admitting to this stress to the parents they are trying so hard to impress can be internalized as a sign of weakness. Child counseling provides a say environment for your child to confide in a trained professional. Does your child never seem happy? Do they criticize themselves, or can they never take a compliment? This may be an indication of something more. Child counseling is a tool you can you to see if your child is simply dealing with growing up in today’s world, or is there something deeper they may need help with. Proactively seeking child counseling for situations such as divorce, death in the family, or other hardships can only help a young person. Often during times of financial hardship or divorce, the adults are focused on simply getting through the event. But overlooking a how their younger son or daughter is dealing with these events, can sometimes have lasting effects that will follow a young person through their adulthood. If your child is overly critical of themselves, seems depressed, or your family has recently experienced a tragic event, don’t delay is seeking out child counseling to make sure your son or daughter is getting the help them truly need.


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