Child Therapy: Counselling for Kids
Child Counselling can be effective in helping kids deal with difficult issues such as trauma and grieving, and it is helpful for the every-day struggle with growing up and maintaining a optimistic outlook. It can provide a safe space for kids to air their concerns, and an opportunity to learn skills and strategies to bring about positive changes in their thoughts and behaviours.
Child therapist most often work one-on-one, or with the child and his/her family.
Goals of Therapy with Children
Child-focused therapists aim to boost self esteem, create positive coping methods and help the child develop an overall positive outlook on life.
Methodology of Kids Therapy
There are a number of effective child therapy strategies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Therapy, Play Therapy, and Applied Behavior Analysis. Your therapist may tailor the counselling sessions with the appropriate modality based on the child's issues, age and maturity.