Child counsellors are skilled and qualified mental health experts who are trained in resolving behavioural, cognitive and emotional concerns of children. They are equipped with skills that allow them to understand child concerns at a deeper level. They also give accurate guidance on how your child can overcome these concerns and create a bright future for themselves.
Issues Resolved by a Child Counsellor
A child counsellor is qualified to resolve issues such as:
- Aggressive and defiant behaviours
- Developmental concerns including ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome
- Child bullying
- Delayed academic or social development
- Mental health concerns such as anxiety, loneliness, depression
Other than the issues mentioned above, a child counsellor can effectively resolve any problems that are impacting the child’s behaviour, emotions and thoughts.
We offer a safe space to discuss and work through all the challenges that come with being a teen in today’s society.
Our therapists can teach your child how to navigate any situation.
When do you need to talk to a Child Counsellor ?
Talk to a healer if..
● You keep attracting negative situations
● You are constantly suffering from personal or financial losses
● You are experiencing high anxiety, stress or depression
● Your life lacks enthusiasm or a sense of purpose
● You are trying to recover from a traumatic past
If these situations feel familiar to you then you need to heal your life and deeply transform it into something beautiful.
How can a Child Counsellor help you?
As parents, we may not always be able to recognize or accept anything wrong with our child. However, A child counsellor has the skills and the ability to pick up the warning signs and help the child in following ways:
- Help your child open up about their feelings and thoughts
- Help your child cope up with difficult situations
- Detect and diagnose conditions such as ADHD, Autism, etc
- Develop important life skills
- Guide parents on how they can support their child
A child counsellor is the best person to talk to when you see your child struggling with any personal, developmental or academic issues.
Our Counselors understands the difficulties that come with being a teen and are ready to be there for you.
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Question you should ask your Child Counsellor
What is the level of qualifications and skills of the child counsellor?
It is important that a child counsellor has a Masters’ or doctoral degree in Psychology with specialised training and certification courses in Child Psychology. In addition to that they also receive rigorous training and practical experience that enables them to manage and resolve any challenges and issues related to children.
The most important aspect of child counselling is the level of rapport that your child shares with the counsellor. Qualities such as empathy, compassion, warmth and effective communication style are important prerequisites of any child counsellor.
How many years of experience?
A minimum of one year of experience can be beneficial to handle different issues and challenges that may come up during the process of child counselling. Experience can enable the child counsellor to enhance their skills and bring better professionalism to the process of counselling.
What is the expertise of the therapist or psychologist?
It is important to understand the expertise of the therapist. Some professionals have greater expertise in dealing with behavioural concerns such as aggression, temper tantrums, extreme shyness.
While some child counsellors are more experienced in managing developmental concerns such as Autism, ADHD etc. Hence, understanding the expertise of the child counsellor can help you to make the right decision for your child.
What is the cost of each session?
The cost per session varies depending on the issue your child might have and the expertise, qualifications, experience and location of the Therapist or Counsellor. Be clear about the costs before committing to the child counsellor so you can plan your finances accordingly
How many sessions will it take to solve my problems?
The answer to this question is highly dependable on the type and intensity of issues your child is facing. It is necessary to be regular, consistent and active in the process of counselling as the child can adjust well and see positive changes in their mental and emotional health.
What would be the preferred mode of communication?
Child counselling can be conducted via online platforms as well as offline. Both modes of communication are effective and bring the same level of effectiveness to the process of child counselling. Offline counselling is recommended for young children since it is more efficient to build a rapport and conduct play exercises with the,
However, an additional advantage of online counselling is that it can be done from the comfort of your home and save up your travelling time and money as well.
What are the demographic details of the therapist? (age, gender, religion)
It is natural to have several preferences when it comes to going to a child counsellor However, factors such as the age, gender, religious and social background of the therapist is of no importance. A qualified professional maintains an unbiased and non-judgemental attitude throughout the process and ensures maximum comfort and safety of your child.
What kind of values do you have towards child counselling?
This is one of the most important questions as it helps you to understand your child counsellor on a more personal level. Values such as non-judgement, privacy, confidentiality, safety, effective communication and active listening are helpful qualities of the child counsellor.
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“My child had so much energy in him that he would keep bouncing here and there. Child counselling helped him and even me to understand how to channel his energy levels in productive ways. He now actually sits and does his homework on time” ~ Madhuri, mother of 8 years old Jay, Karnataka
“My child has down syndrome. He is super special to us but at the same it can get difficult to understand his needs and how to manage him. Thankfully we have the support of our child counsellor who always guides us in managing our son’s emotions and behaviours” Sona & Mihir, Mumbai
“Child counselling has changed my child’s life. He used to be so timid and shy and how he feels confident to perform on stage and make new friends. I am incredibly thankful to the child counsellor at holistic living. He made this possible” Kashvi, mother of 9 years old Devi, Gujarat
“Ever since counselling Roshni feels more opened up and connected to us. She was having a hard time adjusting to the new school. Our child counsellor made the transition quite smooth and easy for her to manage” ~ Nitin, father of 16 years old Roshni, Vancouver
“I can see improvement in his social skills. When his teacher told us that it could be a sign of autism, we did not want to delay giving him the best support. He has mild autism but with consistent therapy, I can see good improvements in him” ~ Gautam, father of 10 years old Mihir, Manchester
“My deepest gratitude to the child counsellor at holistic living. I loved the way she built such a genuine connection with my child and made her feel safe and loved at all times. It is rare to find such professionals but I am glad that I did because it has helped my child in developing good habits” Ahalya, mother of 11 years old Alka, Delhi
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The right child counsellor can change your child’s life in many positive ways and help them achieve major improvements in their social, cognitive, mental and academic development.. We understand that as parents or caregivers you want to provide the best treatment to your child.
That is why we are here for you to make sure that you connect with the right child counsellor and support your child to live a happy and healthy life! Your child’s bright future depends on your one decision.