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Adolescent and Child Therapy and How it Supports the Family

Adolescents and children are susceptible to emotional health issues and mood disorders just like adults. They are learning to navigate life and are exposed to adult stressors and worries which can negatively impact them. Younger people are more intuitive and perceptive. They can easily pick up on the moods in their environment and every action helps a child construct their identity and beliefs about themselves and the world. If you are looking for adolescent and child therapy, or family therapy, B'Well Counseling Services can help.

Signs That Adolescent and Child Therapy May be Useful for Your Family

Have you been considering adolescent and child therapy for your family? Oftentimes this method of therapy can help sort out issues that are reoccurring within the household and can lead to better communication among family members and create a more open environment.

A few signs that your child may benefit from therapy are if they have been experiencing feelings of hopelessness, feelings of being out of control, persistent worrying, constant anger, an unexplained drop in grades, nightmares, inability to concentrate, reclusive tendencies, changes in eating or sleeping patterns, alcohol or drug use, or performing obsessive routines such as washing hands, touching objects, or cleaning things.

Issues That An Adolescent and Child Therapist Can Help With

If your child has been given a specific diagnosis, such as anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, an eating disorder, or bipolar disorder, an adolescent and child therapist can help you work through this uncharted territory. They will help your child receive emotional support as well as resolve conflicts. A therapist will help them understand their behaviors and feelings while discussing healthy coping mechanisms they can use in their day-to-day life. Family therapy can help the child and the parent understand the problems and how to positively modify behavior.

What Will A Therapist Work on With Your Child?

Playing, talking, drawing, and pretending are all activities that may be used during a therapy session. They are ways to allow the child to open up and share their feelings. When a therapist talks to your child and listens to them, they feel more ready to learn. Talking to adolescents about how stressors and problems affect them will allow solutions to come forward. Games and activities are also used to teach them about feelings and coping mechanisms while relieving stress and creating mindfulness.

Looking for Adolescent and Child Therapy in Towson, or the Surrounding Areas?

Discover B'Well Counseling Services in Towson for adolescent and child therapy as well as family therapy. We are here to help the future generations thrive. For more information about services, contact us today.

B'Well Counseling Services

B'Well Counseling Services in Baltimore is a mental health therapy practice serving the Greater Baltimore area. We believe in helping people rekindle their curiosity and reconnect to their core selves so that they can truly be well. We value wellness and connection over happiness because we understand that being able to experience the full range of human emotions and experiences is what helps us heal and grow. At B'Well, we are dedicated to creating a space for anyone who has ever felt unwelcome because of their identity, orientation, or expression.

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