Parenting is a tough business. As parents, we fear messing up the job in a big way! And, because communication with children can be difficult, child counseling is often used with children because they lack the verbal and cognitive skills to communicate their feelings and thoughts with appropriate words.
For Small Children:
At I Choose Change play therapy is considered a main staple in our practice because it is a structured, theoretically-based approach to counseling that helps children communicate and process what they’re feeling in a way that is most comfortable for them in their developmental phase of life. (Read More.)
Teens are in the ever-changing process of building their social skills, developing better emotional intelligence, and figuring out how to be in the driver seat of their own life. Your teen is building their own social groups – people they can lean on, confide in, and be close to.
Seeing a counselor provides a safe, secure place for your child or teen to express and work through some very challenging issues. Teens often don’t see parents a trusting confidante. We want to build that bridge. (Read more.)
Read more: Play Therapy Benefits | Parent Coaching