Sometimes, when children and adolescents act out, you need a guide to help you make things work.
Parent-child relationships often suffer when kids act out. Since kids who are behaving aggressively or challenging the rules may not be motivated to change their behavior, working with parents often can be the most effective way to make changes. In addition, parent-focused therapy can help you reduce stress in the home.
Research on treatment for children with disruptive behavior has shown that parents are a crucial part of the therapy process. With expert guidance, parents can learn how to structure the home environment and manage the child’s behavior in the moment. Furthermore, she works closely with parents to identify the obstacles that keep them from experiencing more satisfying relationships with their child.
So, how can parent therapy help?
- learn what leads to behavior problems
- feel less stress about parenting
- see your child comply with requests
- reduce tantrums and outbursts
- move toward a healthier relationship with your child