Counselling Frankston & Mornington Peninsula - Louise Goodwin - Counsellor

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Mornington Peninsula And Frankston Counsellor Louise Goodwin Provides Counselling For Children And Behavioural Issues

Accredited Child and Family Counsellor, Louise Goodwin's child counselling services in Frankston and Mornington Peninsula incorporate child and family counselling for a range of children's behavioural, emotional and mental health issues. For all types of children, counselling is available individually, with parents or with family as a group. 

Louise Goodwin's Counselling Service Is A Professional, Non-intimidating And Safe Environment For Child And Family Counselling

Child psychology is integral to a child's development and where a disorder or issues become apparent, early intervention can prevent unnecessary complications and possibly correct the situation. The range of issues affecting children and families is vast and varies according to the full gamut of differences and similarities in children but some of the most common areas of counselling for children include:

  • Behavioural issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Social difficulties
  • School refusal
  • Bullying
  • Separation anxiety
  • School transition
  • Sexual abuse and
  • Depression
  • Recurring nightmares
  • Hyper-vigilence

Children's Behavioural Management Goes Deeper Than The Symptoms And A Qualified Counsellor Can Uncover The Causes

Children's behavioural issues at various ages, always have an underlying cause, which may stem from their own individual experiences or from family related issues and often a mix of both. Children do not often understand or have the words to express what's happening to them and become frustrated trying to communicate their thoughts and feelings. Counselling can help both children and their parents and family to understand their emotions more clearly and to learn how to communicate with each other, helping both child and family.

Problems at school, low self-esteem, depression and other issues can occur as a result of traumatic or undisclosed events such as after a death or loss, post separation, abuse or neglect. They may also be dealing with other hidden issues that are not obvious. Professional counselling helps children communicate their fears and opens doors for healing.