Children's Issues

Children’s Issues

 

Psychological issues and mental disorders are increasingly common in children and some of these disorders are discussed in greater detail elsewhere in the A-Z section of our website, such as for example depression, anxiety or ADHD.

 

The disorders specific to children include:

ADHD

Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger’s Syndrome

School refusal

Food refusal & eating disorders

Exam stress

Parental issues

Self-harm

Sibling rivalry

Separation anxiety

Social media issues, including internet addiction

Gaming addiction

Many of these disorders will require careful assessment and treatment by the Psychiatrist. Psychological therapies (including CBT) provide the mainstay of treatment for most of these issues by Psychologists and Psychiatrists specialising in children’s psychology and mental health.

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A-Z Issues

ADHD

ADHD is a condition, often with onset in childhood, which can present for the first time in adults.

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a very common reaction to stress. In its mildest form it is excessive worrying.

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Bereavment & Grief

Bereavement is the feeling of loss experienced when one loses a loved one. This can include a close friend or

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Bipolar Affective Disorder

Bipolar Affective Disorder, also known as Manic Depression, is a mental condition that affects

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Children’s Issues

Psychological issues and mental disorders are increasingly common in children and some of

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Depression

We all go through days where we feel down and feel that life is a struggle.

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders are characterised by unhelpful attitudes to food which can result in highly troubling and

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is a common condition which is characterised by obsessions and compulsions.

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Postnatal Depression

Giving birth is a very stressful and physically demanding experience. The change in role

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Psychological Issues

Anger is an emotional response to someone who you feel has deliberately wronged you.

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Relationship & Marital Issues

Psychotherapy and Counselling is the treatment of choice. Our experienced professionals will assess

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Stress

Normal levels of stress can help and motivate to be productive and efficient. Excessive stress

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Trauma

Trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience which would be experienced as such

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