Children’s Anxiety Counselling

Children's Anxiety Counselling

How could I know if my child has excessive anxiety?

  • Does your child have a hard time falling asleep at night?
  • Do they hoard things and/or collect random items?
  • Do they line things up or count objects?
  • Do they complain of a stomach ache before school?
  • Do they refuse to go to school?
  • Does the school frequently call saying your child is saying they feel ill?
  • Do you notice that your child is overly nervous or worried about things more than normal?
  • Do they complain of frequent headaches?
  • Do you have reason to believe your child may be being bullied?
  • Is your child frequently angry or feeling life is unfair?
  • Does your child worry excessively about grades, the environment. or other issues?
  • Is your family in a transition (e.g. divorce, parent illness, loss of a loved one or pet)?


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How counselling  can help

If any of these questions sound like your child, counselling for anxiety can help by helping your child:

  • learn to identify their anxiety triggers
  • learn strategies to help them manage anxious feelings
  • create a toolkit to empower them that they are in control,┬ánot their feelings
  • increase your child’s coping and resilience
  • increase your child’s self-esteem
  • increase communication between child and parent
  • increase your child’s self-regulation skills
  • improve concentration and school attendance
  • learn to reframe anxious thoughts and engage in more logical problem-solving
  • Give your child skills that will last a lifetime