Siri Sokol, D.S.M. Ordained Minister
116A Dove St, Albany, New York 12210
I have worked with a 4 year old child of divorced parents. These children are at risk for "disorganized attachment", a precursor to childhood separation anxiety. I feel the therapist needs perfect rapport to work with such a delicate situation. I use drawing, cartoons, CD's, dancing, and cookies. I may wish to consult with an MD. If the child tends to disassociate from reality, I'm afraid a child psychiatrist would need to be brought in.
Capital Counseling, MSW, LCSW-R
Capital Counseling Your Lifeline to Better Mental Health
650 Warren St, Albany, New York 12208
Young children experience many of the challenges faced by older siblings and adults in their families with fewer internal resources to meet them. They can more easily feel overwhelmed and distressed by family losses, change, or unexpected disruptions from their routine. For many the transition to pre-school or elementary school can be difficult and disorienting. Some young children previously considered energetic, find they cannot sit still and focus the way their peers seem to do easily in the classroom. Increasingly, we are learning that even very young children can and do suffer with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Capital Counseling provides counseling to young children and their...(view profile to read more)