If your child is dealing with trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition, see the specialists at Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling, a virtual telehealth practice based in Flushing, Queens, New York City. Licensed mental health counselor Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC, and her team offer comprehensive child psychology services to help children overcome challenges in a safe, effective, healthy way. Call the Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling office to schedule a virtual visit, or use the online booking tab today.

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What is child psychology?

Child psychology at Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling uses various psychotherapy methods to help children overcome common mental health challenges and troublesome behavior patterns. The licensed psychologists have many years of experience in child and adult psychology and are highly trained in various forms of counseling.

What are the benefits of child psychology?

The benefits you can expect after choosing child psychology at Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling include:

  • Less generalized anxiety
  • Reduced social anxiety
  • Less depression
  • Reduced attachment disorders
  • Improvements focus
  • Happiness
  • Sleep improvements
  • Healthier social interactions
  • Improvements in anger management
  • Better behavior
  • Fewer nightmares

Child psychology can improve the thought and behavior patterns of children struggling with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, anger, grief, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other common mental health challenges.

Is child psychology right for my child?

Any child struggling with a mental health condition, behavioral challenge, or social impairment can benefit from child psychology at Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling. The practice also provides family counseling in addition to individualized pediatric therapy sessions.

To determine which treatment is best for your child, the Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling team gets to know them by asking them about their lifestyle, thoughts, mood, behavior patterns, and more. They tailor a personalized therapy plan best suited to your child’s unique needs.

What happens during child psychology sessions?

Your child’s therapist calls during their scheduled therapy session to chat with them. The licensed mental health specialists use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT), exposure therapy, play therapy, and other methods to alter your child’s thought and behavior patterns in a safe, healthy, fun way.

Their compassionate, friendly, welcoming demeanor puts children of all ages at ease during counseling sessions, so they feel comfortable sharing emotions and working through difficult situations.

Your child might meet with their therapist weekly, more often, or as needed to help them overcome obstacles and thrive at school, at home, and in interpersonal relationships.

To take advantage of virtual child psychology services at Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling, call the office or use the online booking feature today.