Children can experience a vast array of big feelings, much like adults do. While most of us experience a breadth of emotions daily, we are not always taught how to cope with them. Dr. Joel Kuppersmith offers family therapy on Long Island to help children learn the skills to manage their emotions. Continue reading to discover some healthy coping mechanisms for children.
Without healthy coping mechanisms, children may tend to act out. Children who aren’t equipped to deal with their feelings are also more likely to resort to unhealthy coping strategies as they grow up. During family therapy on Long Island, Dr. Kuppersmith can help your child develop emotion-focused coping skills that will help them feel better and more in control of their emotions. Here are some healthy coping skills for children:
One of the best ways to help children cope with daily stress and emotions is by helping them recognize that it’s okay to ask for help. Asking for help is a life skill they can use for the rest of their lives.
Developing healthy coping mechanisms can take time and patience, but Dr. Joel Kuppersmith is here to help. Through family therapy on Long Island, your child can determine which strategies work for them and find more ease when managing difficult emotions. Be sure to contact our office today to learn more about family therapy and request an appointment!