Child and Teen Therapy – Counselors and Therapists in Bastrop

As a parent, you never want to think about the possibility of something being “wrong” with your child. You don’t want to envision a life for them that resembles anything other than happiness and open opportunities. Unfortunately, that’s not often the case. There are numerous struggles every child faces — internally and externally — that they need help processing through, and doing so requires skills that aren’t magically bestowed upon you as soon as you become a parent.

Your job is to love and care for them, not to know the ins and outs of the human psyche. Seeking help isn’t a sign of giving up, it’s equipping your son or daughter with the skills they need to live a healthy, balanced life.

There might be some lingering, unresolved issue or trauma that is causing your child some trouble or perhaps you think he or she simply needs some help adjusting to a new home or school. You might not know why he or she has become more withdrawn, seemingly out of nowhere. But if you suspect there’s something going on — trust your paternal intuition and look into it. At Thriveworks Bastrop Child Therapy, we have talented, caring clinicians on staff who have spent their careers addressing the emotional and mental health needs of children. Let us help.

Why Pursue Child Therapy?

If you’re child appears to be dealing with anger, sadness, or simply doesn’t quite seem like his or her usual self, there’s no reason to wait and see if his or her mood will correct itself. You can find help right away.

Some common issues we see in child therapy include:

  • Life change, such as parent’s divorce
  • ADHD/ADD concerns or diagnosis
  • Eating disorders
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Emotional or psychological problems
  • Anxiety
  • Autism concerns or diagnosis
  • Abuse or neglect
  • Violent or criminal behavior
  • Addictions to drugs or alcohol
  • Disruptive behavior or poor performance in school

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Child Therapy Techniques

Just like you speak differently with a toddler than you do with a teenager, a trained counselor will adjust the techniques he or she will use with your child, depending on their age and unique personality.

A skilled therapist are able help children open up and discuss their concerns in ways that they might feel uncomfortable with their parents. Some methods used include:

  • Teaching coping methods
  • Talk therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioral therapy
  • Behavior modification techniques
  • Family therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Identifying and treating underlying psychological issues
  • Identifying and treating underlying medical issues
  • Play therapy
  • Psychological testing
  • Teaching relaxation methods

Contact Bastrop Child Therapy Today

Whether your son or daughter is struggling from emotional or behavioral issues, or simply if you’re looking for an opportunity for your child to develop life-long skills that will help them in all aspects of life, we are here for you.

For some people, the idea of bringing in their child to therapy is a frightening prospect. At Thriveworks, however, we do everything we can to make the process as simple and inviting as possible. Call us today, and a friendly voice will schedule your child’s first session for this week, if not within 24 hours, at a time that fits your lifestyle. We also accept most major insurance providers.

Call Thriveworks Bastrop Child Therapy today. It would be our honor to walk with you and your son or daughter on this journey of healing and progress.

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  • 1106 College Street, Suite E
    Bastrop , TX 78602

  • Mon-Fri:8AM-9PM
    Sat-Sun:8AM-5PM