So how’s it going for you and your family? The summer is coming to an end and school has started. Schedules have changed, lunches need to be packed and homework needs to be completed. Kids need rides to activities after school. Bedtime is structured. Is it more hectic than during the summer? Do your kids seemed stressed? Are you?
How is your child adjusting back into school? Any issues with…
The best way to help a child who is acting out or seems angry, depressed and/or anxious is to participate in family therapy. This way everything gets to be said with the support of the therapist and everyone in the room is on the same page.
Realize that your child’s acting out is giving you information into their world. Let discipline go for a moment, within limits of course. Kids have a lot of pressure, different, but just like adults do. The best way to help a child is in the context of his or her family. Learn new ways to interact and communicate with one another. Give your child a voice.