Inside: A child therapist explains 5 surprising benefits of sending your child to a mental health therapist and common challenges parents face when deciding to get support for their child.
“My child has been struggling lately, and I’m wondering if seeing someone may help.”
Overwhelmed and hesitant parents have left this message on my voicemail dozens of times. Knowing when your child is struggling with an emotional or behavioral concern is not as black and white as placing a thermometer under their tongue. Children and families have their own norms and developmental trajectories, and certainly, some struggle is a normal part of growing up (and being grown). [Read more…]