S-T-R-E-S-S, we all experience it and kids are no exception. School, parental expectations, EOGs, soccer, friends and time were the top reported stressors from kids ranging from elementary school through high school at A Little Counseling. Like adults, kids can put too much pressure on themselves or feel the pressure put on them by others. Under stress a child may become irritable, emotional, angry, avoidant, self-injurious, self-critical or clingy to name a few. If you recognize your child is experiencing stress and not managing it effectively, here are three important things adults can do to help kids manage stress better from the MOTT Children’s Center in Michigan, https://www.mottchildren.org/health-library/aba5971:
A Little Counseling, PLLC open for in-office appointments. We continue to take the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat very seriously and we are committed to putting forth our best effort to keeping our office as sanitary as possible. For the safety of our clients and staff we have come up with the following plan which will be carried out until further notice:
While we strive to do everything in our control to keep our office safe. We also kindly ask that anyone with even the smallest symptom of illness call and cancel your appointment or utilize Telehealth sessions. If anyone would like to reschedule their appointment to an earlier time, please call us at 919-296-8100.
Thank you- Bri-Ann Richter-Abitol