Coastal Christian Counseling provides in-person appointments in Long Beach, MS, and also online appointments to Gulfport, Biloxi and surrounding communities.
Child-centered cognitive behavioral play therapy can effectively treat many common childhood struggles, including divorce, grief and loss, separation anxiety, ADHD, behavior problems, defiance and tantrums, school phobia, anxiety disorders, and attachment issues. It is also effective for children who have faced trauma, change of family through foster care or adoption, or experienced abuse of any kind.
Engaging with your child to create safety and build trust is the first and most important step. Therapy will be a place where children can heal through creative play, sometimes using toys and dolls, play-doh, puppets, music, role play, drawing and crafts. Child-centered play therapy can effectively treat many common childhood struggles, including divorce and loss, separation anxiety, ADHD behavior problems, defiance and tantrums, school refusal and school phobia, and attachment issues. Working closely with parents and other trusted adults is essential to successful child therapy. You are a part of the solution.