in Plantation, Florida
WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CHILD?
Do you worry that your child might be depressed or anxious?
Are you concerned about your child’s academic performance?
Do you have to nag them constantly to get them to complete tasks such as homework or chores?
Do you notice that your child is isolating?
Do you think your child has an anger problem?
Is your child’s behavior concerning you?
Has your child gone through a major change and may not be adjusting well?
As a parent, you want the best for your child, but lately, you are worried about your child… worried more than usual. They are misbehaving at school and may be acting out at home as well. Teachers are contacting you regularly because they have been“disruptive in class.
As a family, you may have experienced a significant change, such as divorce, moving, change of schools, the loss of a loved one or other changes that your child is not adapting to it as you hoped.
Your child is simply not acting the same. They are crying more than usual, about things that did not use to upset them, and may be voicing things like, “I don’t have any friends,” or, “No one likes me.” They are scared to talk to other kids and would rather keep to themselves.
Family activities are also becoming less and less enjoyable due to constant arguing and/or misbehavior happening in public. In fact, it has been a while since you have enjoyed a family activity. You are worried about the effect it’s having on the family, but nothing seems to work to turn things around.
Talking about homework and grades is becoming exhausting. Your child may be trying their best with no results. You don’t know what to do to make things easier. You know your child has endless amounts of potential, so it is frustrating not knowing what to do.
Whether you are concerned about academics, behavior or emotional issues your child is experiencing, we can help.
SYMPTOMS THAT CHILD COUNSELING CAN HELP WITH:
Feelings of anxiety or tension
Sudden changes in behavior
Isolation or social withdrawal
Decrease in academic performance
Experiencing bullying or bullying others
Lost interest in previously enjoyed activities
CHILDREN NEED HELP JUST LIKE ADULTS DO
CHILD COUNSELING CAN HELP.
Just like adults, children can struggle with their emotions, which can lead to depression and anxiety. Child counseling can help your child learn more about what they are experiencing and help them find tools and strategies to cope. It is also a great way for parents to learn more about their child’s internal struggle and how to provide the best support.
For some parents, the child’s behavior is concerning. They may be struggling to follow rules at home, and/or at school, not completing chores and homework, and can be lashing out with anger.
What a lot of parents don’t realize is that, 7.4% of children aged 3 – 17 (approximately 4.5 million) have a diagnosed behavior problem, and close to 10% suffer from depression or anxiety (approximately 6.4 million).
This can be a scary situation for parents, and it can create worry, fear and frustration. After reading countless articles and implementing different approaches, it can be disheartening when nothing has worked. The good news, however, is that with the help of a compassionate, experienced child therapist, you may be able to find the help your child needs to overcome their emotional or behavioral issues.
Child counseling provides an opportunity to help your child learn how to manage their emotions and behavior better. It can also help you get back to the family that you feel you have lost or maybe create the family structure that you have always wanted.
Our children are our most important part of our lives, and we strive for the best for them. Counseling for children can improve the family dynamic as a whole. Our approach is one of focusing on your child’s strengths as well as collaborating with the parents so that the changes can be maintained at home without the need for long-term therapeutic services.
YOUR CHILDREN DESERVE THE BEST
AT INFINITE THERAPEUTIC SERVICES, WE HAVE A TEAM OF CARING COUNSELORS TRAINED IN EVIDENCE-BASED AND STRENGTH-BASED APPROACHES TO HELP REDUCE EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN CHILDREN. WE COLLECTIVELY BELIEVE THAT THERAPY IS A COLLABORATIVE PROCESS TO HELP INDIVIDUALS FIND SOLUTIONS IN A SAFE AND CONFIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENT.
PUT YOUR WORRIES AT EASE
WITH CHILD COUNSELING
Your child's counseling can be addressed individually, but it can create better success when the whole family unit is involved. Depending on the case, our skilled therapists will provide recommendations on how to address the presenting issues. We are qualified to address issues of a child individually, with the parents or as a family.
WHY COME TO US FOR CHILD COUNSELING?
At Infinite Therapeutic Services, our expert counselors and therapists use evidenced-based and strengths-based approaches to help you and your child understand one another and the causes of their behavioral issues and get their life back to being happy, healthy and productive. Unlike many therapists and counseling practices, we believe that therapy shouldn’t revolve around venting sessions that span a lifetime. No one has unlimited time and money to spend in therapy that doesn’t show tangible results. Our goal is to collaborate with you and your child to create tools and strategies that you both can use to lead and maintain the happy, healthy and harmonious life you want for your child. In other words, we are successful when you and your child are. We also believe therapy should be accessible to everyone. That’s why we offer in-person and virtual sessions in three languages (Spanish, English and Portuguese) and at various price points. Don’t wait to get the help your child needs. We are here to help.
WHAT YOU WILL WALK AWAY WITH
At Infinite Therapeutic Services, we collaborate with you to understand how your child’s issues came about and identify the strengths you both possess to help them get back on track. We’ll work with you to identify the tools and strategies that will help you and your child maintain their wellbeing and relationships and achieve their goals. You’ll be proud of the work we do together and all that your child achieves along the way.
HOW TO GET STARTED
Call our office, and our care coordinator will match you with one of our expert child counselors or therapists. You can request a free 15-minute call with the therapist to get to know them a little better.
Use our online scheduler to book a free 15-minute call with one of our expert child counselors or therapists.
You will receive and email with a link to a portal to complete the intake paperwork. Once we receive them, 24-48 hours before your scheduled appointment, it will confirm your attendance.
Meet your therapist and get started collaborating together to take charge of your life and begin working on your specific goals.
We are good parents. Do we really need counseling to help our child?
Counseling is a process to help individuals meet goals in different areas of their life. It is a process that is collaborative, respectful and confidential. Just like one may seek help from a cardiologist for issues related to the heart, reaching out to a counselor is a similar type of resource for parenting concerns. During the process of receiving counseling for your child, we will work with you to help find possible ways to enhance your relationship, behavior and academic performance of your child without judgment or labels.
INTERESTED IN CHILD COUNSELING BUT STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Is child counseling only for my child or for the whole family?
During the evaluation process, your therapist will provide recommendations. At times, children benefit from individual counseling, other times, the presenting issues are better treated through family counseling or a combination of both. Your therapist will provide recommendations as needed.
How many sessions does it usually take to see changes in children?
While treatment is a personalized approach and each case is unique, child counseling may offer relief with as few as 6 – 8 sessions.
Is child counseling expensive?
At Infinite Therapeutic Services, we are proud to offer personalized and unique services at different price points to help meet the needs of many needing counseling for their children. Our assistant will match you with the right therapist based on specialty, budget and availability.
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