From Centro Integra, located , we treat anxiety in children to overcome and control its symptoms through clinical psychology.
WHAT IS CHILD ANXIETY?
Anxiety problems in children do not disappear on their own, but tend to intensify and worsen over time, so the failure to detect and address them in a timely manner can cause more severe problems to arise at age adult. So it is best to seek a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety .
Some of the symptoms that children and adolescents may present are:
- Social isolation
- Avoidance of extracurricular activities
- Constant and recurring physical complaints for which an organic disease is not found
- Constant worries
- Resistance to attending school
- Resistance to going to sleep
- Sleep disturbances
- Important changes in academic performance despite effort
- Frequent and unexplained tantrums
- Frequent disobedience
- Frequent restlessness
Some of the most common disorders that we can find in childhood are:
- Generalized anxiety
- Social phobia
- Posttraumatic stress
- Obsessions and compulsions
- Separation anxiety disorder
TREATMENT OF ANXIETY IN CHILDREN
Treatment consists of learning to control anxiety through the acquisition of two crucial skills: the ability to calm down and the ability to solve problems.
Teaching a child to listen and control his anxiety can help him a lot now and in the future, and even improve his behavior.
- Breathing exercises
- Relaxation exercises
- Help them identify negative thoughts
- Exposure strategies
- Conflict resolution strategies
WHAT TO DO IF I THINK MY CHILD HAS ANXIETY?
If you think that your child could be having some type of anxiety, it is best to seek a Psychologist who specializes in this type of treatment, since early detection and treatment can help avoid major problems in the future.
Other treatments in which the Child Psychologist can help you with your child are:
- Behavior problems
- Enuresis and encopresis
- ADHD – Attention deficit disorder
- Nightmares and night terrors
- Social relationship problems and social skills
- Mobile, video game and social media addiction
- Low self-esteem
- Childish jealousy
- Selective mutism
- Orientation to parents
Choosing the best Psychologist for you and your children is not something trivial since it is very important that it adapts to what you are looking for and your specific needs, do you want to know the keys to choosing the best psychologist ?
Alexa Clark specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has experience in listening and welcoming in Individual Therapy and Couples Therapy. It meets demands such as generalized anxiety, professional, love and family conflicts, stress, depression, sexual dysfunction, grief, and adolescents from 15 years of age. Over the years, She felt the need to conduct the psychotherapy sessions with subtlety since She understands that the psychologist acts as a facilitator of self-understanding and self-acceptance, valuing each person's respect, uniqueness, and acceptance.