It’s Just a Phase…
Is it just a phase or a serious issue?
All of us at some time find issues hard to cope with; such as, is my child just going through a phase or are they struggling to cope with something they don’t understand?
Life can change quickly and feel like everything is upside down. Adults and children can struggle to keep a healthy perspective.
If you’re seeing a behavior issue with one of your children or you’re struggling to understand why you feel compelled to behave in a way you think might not be good for you. You might want to spend some time reading more about the behavior issues we have listed here or consider coming in to meet with one of our therapists.
There are many situations that parents dread, and one of their biggest nightmares may be discovering that their child is, or has been, the victim of bullying. Bullies are not just other children who are openly obnoxious. Sometimes a bully can come into your child’s life masquerading as a friend, or sometimes it can even be a teacher.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is much more common than previously thought, affecting at least 1 in 100 children and 1 in 50 adults according to the Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety and the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. How can you recognize OCD?
Play therapy differs from regular play. Play therapy builds on the natural way children learn about themselves and their relationships in the world. Through play therapy, children learn to communicate with others, express feelings, modify behavior, develop problem solving skills, and learn new ways of relating. Since play is fun, it is easier for children to confront what is bothering them.