When You Should Seek Online Counseling For Your Child
As adults, we have a little more practice in recognizing and expressing our emotions in a useful manner. But children are still learning these skills, and as such, may not be able to fully communicate how they are feeling to you. If you’re concerned about your child and are trying to figure out when to seek help, look for these common signs:
- Change in appetite and weight loss or gain
- Difficulty sleeping
- Noticeable changes in grades
- Aggression or social isolation
- Social isolation
- Self-harm or expression of suicidal thoughts
Why Online Counseling Works for Children
Many are familiar with an in-person counseling setting, but many are unfamiliar with online counseling. The fact is, online counseling is an extremely effective way to offer counseling to children.
The flexibility of online counseling allows families with busy schedules to still provide their children with the care they need. It also offers a continuity of care that you may not get if you and your family move often. Finally, online counseling allows your child to have each session in an environment that is familiar to them and comfortable. This can help them be more willing to open up and discuss their feelings.
Schedule Your Consultation Today
Counseling is an effective way to manage your emotions and feelings, no matter your age. If you are interested in arranging for our team of counselors to work with your child in an online environment, please contact us to set up a free 30-minute session. Together, we’ll determine whether your child is a good fit for an online counseling experience. We’ll ask you to assemble some toys and supplies to use during each session to help with our play therapy treatments. and other modalities of treatment.