We provide a safe, child-friendly and supportive environment for children entrusted to us. We focus on young children with one or more illnesses. Many of the issues these children face mimic the issues adults face in their day-to-day lives. Some of these common issues are grief, anxiety and depression. The goal of child counselling, however, is to break down problems into manageable parts, so children can better understand and cope with them.
According to therapytribe.com, when a child is suffering from mental, social or emotional, or psychological distress and/or trauma, it can be hard to cope with, especially when you feel like nothing is working or there’s nothing you can do to remedy the situation. That is where a child counsellor can be extremely beneficial.
In addition, child counselling can be invaluable to children who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or general anxiety disorder. It is common for parents, paediatricians, and teachers to seek counselling services for children if they feel they are in need of professional help. Why? Well, because child counsellors can observe, assess, and identify the root cause of your child’s distress., or general anxiety disorder. It is common for parents, paediatricians, and teachers to seek counselling services for children if they feel they are in need of professional help. Why? Well, because child counsellors can observe, assess, and identify the root cause of your child’s distress.
Remember, the main goal of child counselling is to use the knowledge and expertise of a trained child counsellor to calm your concerns and help your child get the help he/she needs to function properly. A child counsellor can provide both you and your child with the tools needed to deal with issues and any mental health condition in a healthy and productive way. More so, this specialist can help both you and your child navigate uncomfortable, scary, anxiety-provoking, and challenging times with less stress and turmoil.
ITHEMBA Communities Uganda is a community-based Non-Profit organization, a Sanctuary for children with disabilities offering a range of services to suit the unique needs of children living with intellectual, physical and developmental disabilities, as well as traumatic brain injury.
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