Child Psychotherapy FAQs

How child psychotherapy from your child psychologist in Franklin Square, NY, can help you and your child

It’s normal for children to act out sometimes. It shows independence and boundary testing, which are normal milestones for children. However, if your child is sad, anxious, or rebellious on a consistent basis, your child could benefit from child psychotherapy.

Dr. Renee Clauselle at Child and Family Psychology in Franklin Square, NY, offers a wide variety of children’s services, including child psychotherapy.

If you are wondering if child psychotherapy can benefit your child, you need to know the facts. These are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers about child psychotherapy:

What conditions can be treated with child psychotherapy?

Child psychotherapy can help your child manage:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Destructive behaviors
  • Defiant behaviors

When might my child need psychotherapy?

Changes in life events happen all the time, but they can be disruptive for children. Your child can benefit from child psychotherapy to help with:

  • Family changes, including marriage or divorce
  • Death of someone close to your child
  • Moving to another city or school
  • Learning disabilities including ADHD
  • Behavioral problems at home or school
  • Substance abuse or eating disorders
  • Support for LGBTQ issues
  • Past or current trauma or abuse

What types of therapy are included in child psychotherapy?

Child psychotherapy encompasses several different treatment techniques including:

  • Psychological diagnostic testing
  • Child coaching and counseling
  • Parent coaching and counseling
  • Talk and play therapy
  • Home visits
  • Neurofeedback
  • Medication to treat underlying conditions
  • Adaptive techniques to help your child cope with situational changes

You want your child to grow up healthy and happy, and child psychotherapy can help. To discover more about child psychotherapy and how it can help your child, talk with an expert. Call Dr. Renee Clauselle at Child and Family Psychology in Franklin Square, NY. You can reach her in the office by calling (516) 750-4841, so call today.

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