Are you a parent struggling to navigate the complex journey of raising a child with mental health challenges?
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Randolph, NJ
Supervised by Mary Beth McDonald, LPC, LCDAC
Building a trusting and empathetic relationship with the teenager is crucial for effective therapy, as it allows for open communication and collaboration in addressing their unique challenges and concerns.Tailoring therapeutic techniques to the developmental stage and individual needs of the teenager is key, as adolescents often require a combination of cognitive-behavioral, family-oriented, and supportive approaches to promote their mental and emotional well-being.
I believe when treating anxiety in children and teens, it's crucial to create a safe and empathetic therapeutic space where they feel comfortable discussing their fears and worries. Tailoring therapeutic techniques to the child's developmental stage and individual needs is essential. Collaborating closely with parents and caregivers to provide consistent support and guidance is also important.
I believe treating children with depression in a therapy requires a specialized approach that combines age-appropriate interventions, such as play therapy and art therapy, with evidence-based techniques like cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help them manage their emotions and thoughts effectively. Collaboration with parents or caregivers is essential in the treatment of child with depression.