Anxiety and Mood Disorders are Increasingly Common in Children.
For our children to reach their fullest potential, we know that emotional health is as important as physical health. Psychiatric disorders such as anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, and trauma are some of many mental health problems that impact emotional development in youth.
Additionally, environmental stressors such as social difficulties, academic problems, and ongoing family conflict can also have a significant impact.
At WCWCW, we work with children, adolescents, and their family members to combat common mental health problems, such as childhood depression, social anxiety, phobias, separation anxiety, and adjustment problems caused by young children and adolescents struggling in school, as well as other typical fears and worries.
Our specialized child psychiatrists and therapists offer age-appropriate treatment for children as young as 2 years old, teaching behavioral strategies and coping skills that reduce the symptoms of anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, and other mental health disorders.
Children and adolescents are dealing with more anxiety and mental health problems than ever before; family, school, and social pressures are common.
While nervousness, fears, worry, and sadness are normal experiences for everyone, sometimes these experiences can be overwhelming and significantly impact a young person’s life. Up to 12% of children are affected by anxiety disorders, with symptoms often appearing in children as young as pre-school age.