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Psychotherapy for Children

Psychotherapy with children helps to change or modify problematic behaviors of the child, to develop better understanding between the child and parents, resolve conflicts, psychoeducate parents about the disorder or problem the child is going through, for the betterment of self-esteem in children and deal with issues like inferiority complex, peer pressure, attachment issues, trust issues, conduct, concentration, learning, performance anxiety etc. 

Different types of psychotherapy techniques are used to treat children and adolescents echo are facing difficulties related to emotions and behaviours. Psychotherapy may include an individual child, a group or children, a family or multiple families.

Two most important issues to consider when dealing with children in therapy is the level of cognitive development and the level of dependence on parents.

Different techniques are used when dealing with children, more emphasis is given on nonverbal interaction s like plays, games, drawings etc. With the increasing age of child the use of verbal techniques are also increased. To have a proper understanding of the child’s issues and the kind of intervention which will best suit him or her the parents must meet the best psychologist in Kolkata. (Or whichever part of world you belong to) 

A detailed case history of the child is taken from the parents, teachers and also peers. Based on child’s problems level of development, level of cooperation with the therapist, and what kind of intervention will benefit the child the most a proper treatment or management plan is discussed and agreed on. Parents acts as co-therapist to facilitate better improvement. 

It is very crucial that the child and therapist have a good rapport between them. The therapist makes an effort to make the child feel safe and comfortable sothat he can trust the therapist with the treatment. 

A major part of child psychotherapy is parents counselling and parent psycho education. 

A major part of child therapy is parental and family counselling. The therapist may plan interventions with the family, teachers and peers also if needed. The length of the therapy depends on the severity and complexity of presenting problem.  We at mindyog believe in taking care of the emotional needs of the child as they would become the future generation, the youth of our country tomorrow. Because every child is unique and special we keep in mind his needs and plan the therapy mutually discussing it with the parents and family. Mindyog has a dedicated team towards this aspect and provides the best child counselling in Kolkata. For further queries call 9073372300, and book your first session with the famous child psychologist in kolkata. 


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