Child and Adolescent Counseling

The spiritual development of a child begins from the moment he is conceived. From the moment they are born, children try to understand the world through the eyes of their parents or caregivers.

For this reason, they need the guidance of adults, as they cannot make decisions by their own will. As he begins to grow, he will begin to create his own reality.

Children need an environment where their physical, spiritual, social, care, love and trust needs are met and they are prepared for life.

Healthy development in the cognitive, emotional, social and personality areas during childhood is very important for the child to become adults who have the capacity to be self-sufficient and who can express themselves individually and socially in their future life.

Since adolescence is a period of rapid change in the areas of physical, cognitive, emotional, social and personality development, it brings with it many adaptation and change issues that need to be dealt with.

While struggling with the crisis of forming his own identity, the adolescent in the adolescence also has difficulties in adapting to the social environment, especially their parents and other family members. In addition, adolescence is an opportunity to compensate for the problems experienced in childhood. For these reasons, in addition to the support provided to the individual in adolescent counseling, the contribution of the counseling provided to parents-caregivers to the process is important.

Within the scope of Child and Adolescent Counseling,

  • To provide professional support to children/adolescents in the difficulties they face during their developmental period,

  • To provide maximum benefit for the child/adolescent by effectively involving the parents-caregivers in the process,

  • To enable the child/adolescent to cope with emotional problems,

  • To enable the child/adolescent to express their thoughts, feelings and behaviors appropriately,

  • To enable the child/adolescent to develop positive feelings about themselves,

  • To make the child/adolescent feel good by accepting their limitations and strengths,

  • Enabling the child/adolescent to change their behavior that leads to negative consequences,

  • To enable the child/adolescent to function comfortably and in harmony with the outside world,

  • To maximize the opportunities for the child/adolescent to complete their developmental stages,

  • To create healthy parental attitudes and to support them in ensuring their consistency and continuity,

  • To inform about the effects of communication at home on children/adolescents,

  • To inform children/adolescents about recognizing and guiding,

  • To ensure that the child/adolescent understands and understands their inner conflicts and analyzes how they perceive themselves and the outside world,

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