Tips for Therapy

Should I take my Child to a Psychologist?

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Children, Parenting, Tips for Therapy

Taking your child to a professional child psychologist in Red Deer can make all the difference in the emotional and mental well-being of a troubled child. When a child begins exhibiting behaviours such as aggression, impulsiveness, fighting or withdrawing from friends and family, something may be happening in the child's life of which parents may not be aware. Parent-Child Communication Even within a strong Parent-Child relationship, children often do not want parents to know of problems going on in their lives for fear of being blamed for the problem or because they do not want to contribute to an existing… Read More Here!


The role of play therapy in children’s counselling

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Children, Parenting, Tips for Therapy

Insights therapists in Red Deer use play therapy during children's counseling to facilitate communication and access to raw emotions that young children frequently are unable to verbalize. Play therapy involves such items as dolls, drawing utensils, crayons, paints and clay. Children readily use these items to tell stories which a therapist then interprets and applies to the child's particular situation. Therapists also gain insight into the child's emotional state by using play therapy because children easily transfer the difficult emotions they are experiencing to deliberately staged scenes in pictures or making dolls act out what they are feeling. Will play… Read More Here!


What are the benefits of hypnotherapy?

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Stress Management, Tips for Therapy

Visiting a licensed therapist that is certified in hypnotherapy can benefit many medical and mental conditions that have not responded to other forms of treatment. With the help of a hypnotherapist, you could positively change your outlook and sense of self and start living the life you have always wanted to live. Insight can help enhance/resolve some of the following issues: enhancing inner peace and improving your sense of intuition reducing daily stress and tension gaining new perspectives regarding past and present problems decreasing severity of phobias or eliminating them altogether alleviating obsessions such as smoking and food and helping you… Read More Here!


What does a child psychologist do?

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Children, Parenting, Tips for Therapy

A child psychologist in Edmonton is a trained counsellor who specializes in helping children who suffer with mental health issues that are serious enough to interfere with family relationships, peer relationships and academic work. Is there a 'right' age to seek counselling? Child psychologists may treat children as young as three years old - or as old as 18 years of age. Generally speaking, the 'right' time is when parents simply do not know what to do when a child begins acting differently. Parent-Child Connection Often, the parents are experiencing problems in their lives as well and are having difficulty… Read More Here!