Do Children Suffer Emotional Disorders?

Emotional Disturbance Treatment as a Part of the Successful Child Counseling

In a perfect world, children would grow in a family surrounded by love, respect, and care. However, we can hardly name the world we live in “perfect”. Children are that part of our society that is most vulnerable to family scandals, confrontations, and other issues. Since every kid has its own temperament and nature, not all of them manage to cope with the daily stress and challenges. Sometimes, they need help. This article is dedicated to the types of emotional disorders a kid can suffer:

  • Depression.

    Yes, that’s right, there is a childhood depression. How can you recognize that condition? If your youth is constantly sad, in a bad mood, and you can’t make any communication with him/her, you could consider child counseling. If you see your child having educational, social, and other problems, you can start searching for a good local psychologist.

  • Anxiety.

    When do adolescents develop anxiety and when does it become an emotional problem? But all young people are emotional and that’s pretty normal, you would say. Yes, but oftentimes, anxiety is a normal reaction to the everyday stress. Expressing some jitters isn’t necessarily something bad but you should be careful and seek professional help when it gets out of control.

  • The constant denying.

    Did you know that scientists developed a whole theory of denial? If you receive a constant denial once you try to explain or ask something your kid, then maybe it’s time to look for a specialist. Such counselor will try to get to the deepest thoughts and feelings of your kid and offer a suitable solution.

  • Emotional eating.

    That may sound a bit funny but in fact, this issue should not be ignored at all. In some cases, children use food as a tool to satisfy not their physical but emotional needs. A baby is crying not only when it’s hungry but also when it needs a hug.


Renewed Hope Counseling has been offering successful child counseling for a long time. The expert you are going to work with is ready to offer you some standard and non-standard and unique methods to deal with everyday stress. To schedule and appointment, just dial (419) 324-2221.