Psychological counseling is the use of psychological means to assist clients in addressing and overcoming issues that cause distress. Counseling / Psychotherapy sessions are conducted for children, individuals, couples and family.
Children and young teens face the emotional problems that are specific to their age group, and child psychologists strive to help their clients with these particular issues. Depression and anxiety, sexuality concerns, school work and self-discipline, time management issues, experimentations with drugs and alcohol and family crisis such as divorce or death all affect children differently than adults.
Child therapists create a safe atmosphere to allow children to express themselves and work through their problems. Children are able to communicate or play out how they feel to the therapist leading to improved ability to cope with difficulties. Child therapists spend their time assessing the depth of these problems with their patients and working with them to develop coping skills and solutions.
Counseling child psychologists take a behavioral approach to emotional problems with children adolescents. These child therapists focus on helping their parents to develop ways to use their own strengths to cope with issues and they counsel entire families when necessary. Counseling is based on the belief that behavior is influenced by numerous factors such as environment, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion and culture, and as each child's psychological problems and potential well-being are unique.
These problems are managed by specific therapies including Behavioral Modification, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Relaxation Techniques which include no intake of medicines. Psychometric assessments are used to find out the root cause of these issues. Small wonders also provide proper sex education and awareness sessions to children appropriate to their age.