Child Therapy

Accepting BCBS-PPO only, Aetna Plans, Cigna Plans, United Healthcare Plans, and UMR Plans

Child Therapy

Comprehensive Child Therapy Services: Addressing Academic, Social, Behavioral, and Emotional Challenges

Are You Worried About Your Child And Not Sure Where To Find The Right Help?

Are you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to turn for help with your child? Are they exhibiting signs such as fearfulness, over-reactions to minor situations, emotional outbursts, change in behaviors, a drop in grades, loss of interest in activities, thoughts of suicide or self harm, withdrawing from social situations? Are they hearing or seeing things that aren’t there? Are you struggling to parent harmoniously through explosive outbursts and sleepless nights? Do you want to help your child find more peace?  Please reach out to one of our trained therapists!

As Parents  It’s Not always Easy to Know Where To Turn For Help

Many parents can feel overwhelmed when seeking help for their child, especially in Chicago where the choices are plentiful. It is essential to find a therapist that your child feels comfortable with.  Meet with one of our therapists for a brief session before committing to regular visits. We provide free consultations so that you can make sure you have found the right client-therapist match.

At Living Well Psychotherapy, we recognize that children face a unique set of challenges as they grow and develop. Our dedicated team of child therapists is committed to providing exceptional mental health support for children and their families, helping them navigate academic, social, behavioral, and emotional challenges with compassion and understanding.

Why Choose Our Child Therapy Services?

Our child therapy services are tailored to meet the individual needs of each child, with a focus on creating a nurturing and safe environment for exploration and growth. Our therapists are skilled in working with children of all ages, addressing a variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning difficulties, and social or emotional concerns. By combining evidence-based treatment methods with a warm and supportive approach, we empower children to build resilience, develop healthy coping strategies, and foster strong connections with their peers and caregivers.

Your Child Can Overcome overwhelming challenges

Counseling for children can be an invaluable resource for helping your child learn to regulate their emotions, express themselves in healthier ways, and better navigate peer relationships. It can build on the support and education you are already providing as a parent, while offering new concepts to try at home. Seeking help is not a sign of weakness, but rather an indication that you are taking the necessary steps to ensure your child’s wellbeing. We provide families with tailored solutions that focus on their strengths and find balance for their child. Together, we can work towards creating peace in your family and move out of crisis.

We’re Ready to Meet You!

Whether you are struggling to stay afloat, hitting a wall and need help, or simply wish to feel more fulfilled and at the top of your game in relationships, life, and business, Living Well is a great place, and a safe place to begin your journey.

Academic Challenges

Academic pressures can be a significant source of stress for children, affecting their self-esteem, motivation, and overall well-being. Our child therapy services offer support for children struggling with learning difficulties, test anxiety, overwhelming courseload, and other academic challenges. Through personalized interventions, we help children develop the necessary skills and strategies to succeed academically, building a strong foundation for lifelong learning.

Social Challenges

Developing strong social skills is essential for a child’s overall growth and wellness. Our child therapy services address a variety of social challenges, including difficulties in making friends, managing conflict, and understanding social cues. By creating a safe and supportive environment for children to explore their feelings and develop effective communication strategies, we empower them to build healthy, lasting relationships with their peers.

Behavioral Challenges

Behavioral challenges can be disruptive to a child’s daily life and their relationships with others. Our child therapists work closely with families to address concerns such as issues with focus, impulsivity, aggression, and oppositional behavior. Through evidence-based interventions, we help children develop self-regulation skills and learn appropriate ways to express their emotions, improving their overall well-being and fostering harmonious family dynamics.

Emotional Challenges

Children can experience a wide range of emotional challenges, from anxiety and depression to coping with loss or trauma. Our compassionate therapists provide a safe space for children to process their emotions and develop healthy coping strategies. By offering targeted support and guidance, we empower children to better understand and navigate their emotional landscape and build resilience in the face of adversity.

Support for Parents and Caregivers

We understand how difficult it can be for parents when one of their children is struggling.  The challenges facing children can impact the entire family, and we are committed to providing resources, support, and holding space for parents and caregivers as they navigate this process. By offering guidance and strategies for effective communication and parenting techniques, we empower families to support their children’s growth and well-being.

If My Child Won’t Talk, How Will You Know What Is Going On?

Our clinicians are trained how to gain insight into your child’s experiences and help them express past events. Often, behavioral issues can arise when a child has not had the opportunity to process something from an earlier age, making it hard for them to adjust to new environments or communicate effectively. During counseling sessions, we create a safe space for your child where they can reenact issues and form new responses through play. As your child works through their obstacles, you will start to see them act more like their true age, which will bring more peace and understanding into the home.

How Will  Therapy Help My Child Learn New Coping Skills?

Therapy can help children learn new coping skills by providing a safe space to explore their world and express themselves. Through modeling, we can help your child better understand their feelings and how to communicate them to others. By doing this, it allows your child to strengthen their ability to access the rational part of the brain and use more rational ways of coping with difficult situations.

We Have So Much Going On Already, How Will We Have Time For Child Counseling?

With all that is already going on, how can we make time for child counseling? Taking care of yourself and your needs is essential in order to be a successful parent. Making sure you have alone time or time with your partner without the child around will benefit both you and your child. It’s important to remember that it’s okay to prioritize yourself, as this will allow you to be the best version of yourself for your family. There is a way to balance out what matters most in life without sacrificing any of it.

How Will I Be Part Of My Child’s Therapy?

We are here to help you be a part of your child’s therapy journey. We can meet with you and discuss the themes that come up during sessions, as well as communicate what it seems like your child is trying to express. We are available to answer any questions or concerns you have along the way, while also respecting your child’s need for privacy and space while they process what they are dealing with.  We can work together to figure out the best way to meet your child’s needs.  Regardless of what is going on with your child, you do not have to go through this alone – if you would like assistance, contact us for a free consultation regarding online or in-person counseling services in Illinois.

Begin Your Child’s Journey to Emotional Wellness Today

Don’t let the challenges of childhood overwhelm your family. Reach out to our team of dedicated child therapy professionals and discover the transformative power of our comprehensive child therapy services. We’re here to support you and your child every step of the way.

Let Us Help You Embark On A Journey Towards A More Vibrant Life