Solutions for distressed kids, teens and parents
Being a child or a teenager today is not easy.
Even though there are many things that are exciting about living in today's world, there are also many things about it previous generations have not had to deal with. Peer pressure, bullying, body shaming, negative self images, increased societal trauma, social media issues, time constraints and the new normal of our busy 21st century lives mean that more kids today struggle with anxiety, depression, social issues, addictions and other disorders than any previous generation.
A recent study found that one in five (20%) teens struggle with a serious mental health disturbance*, which includes mood, behavior and anxiety issues. The situation is not much better with their younger brothers and sisters.
Your child is not alone in their struggles. You’re not alone either.
We can help. We have solid cognitive behavioral solutions for anxiety and depression, and many other interventions that work for kids and teens. We can also help kids, teens and parents forge new alliances, connections and successes.
Some signs your child, tween or teen may need help include:
obvious anxiety, depression, irritability or behavioral issues
frequent stomach issues or headaches
sleep issues, or nightmares
avoids spending time with friends
has trouble in school
loses interest in things they used to enjoy
has little energy or, the reverse - spells of intense activity
harms themselves on purpose, or harms someone/something else
engages in risky, destructive behavior
smokes, drinks or uses drugs
talks about mind control or hears voices
has suicidal thoughts or actions
Contact us. We can help your child, your teen, your family, your lives be calmer, more peaceful and productive.
Contact our Shippensburg, PA office at 717-200-3158
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