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Psychotherapy in children and adolescents

Clinical psychotherapy for children and adolescence exists at the intersection of social, psychological, medical and pedagogical directions. The basis of a variety of methods and techniques of therapeutic intervention is developmentally oriented approach.

The conceptual foundations of children’s and adolescent psychotherapy is the fact that the physical appearance of the child, unlike an adult, is changed qualitatively in a short time, and the faster, the younger the age. Return to previous, mobilesmania state of mind can not serve as the optimal goal in working with the child in the process of rapid growth and development. It is therefore important that mental state by the end of psychotherapy characterized by the patient before the disease, and was in keeping with the level of development of the psyche, which would be created by this time, while maintaining the favorable external and internal conditions of ripening. Based ontogenetically oriented approach is evolutionary biology the concept of mental illness, and in particular the doctrine of mental dysontogenesis G. E. Sukharev, G. K. Ushakov, V. V. Kovalev. Learner-centered psychotherapy psychodynamic, humanistic, behavioural Continue reading

To beat or not to Beat the child-rearing practices

Countless screaming and spanking parents suffers from guilt, from the consciousness of his parent “incompetence”.

And can be, no need to bother? The inadmissibility of the use of physical violence and yelling as a means of bringing unchallenged. But we are not always Teachers, and sometimes even just real people. All people differ in many qualities, such as temperament and other properties of the nervous system. And if you have “explosive” or just enough emotional temperament, the constant attempts to “control myself”, not letting his violent feelings near the surface, may lead you to a real nervous breakdown or illness. Constantly suppressed anger can cause the development of hypertension, for example.

It seems that recently we talked about the fact that you cannot use the child as a “punching bag”, and tore off the irritation, “outweighing” on his own psychological turmoil. This is true.

But if the child brought you “boiling point”, if your violent reaction caused his behavior (and not by problems in their personal lives, rudeness in public transport or injustice of his superiors at work) – honestly, you have the right to shout and even plunk.

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Favorite color of the child.

Sometimes we adults coloring your world in a very unusual color. If we Tosca, green, and if you dream, then blue, if Monday, well… think for yourself.

Babies are all different. For them the words “Orange sky orange sea, orange green orange camel” is a normal phenomenon. Kids like bright colors. Therefore beckons bright packaging in the supermarket. And no matter what the product may not be as good, or unhealthy, the child will ask to buy just because he was attracted by the bright shiny packaging.

Some of the children like red, and some prefer green. Child psychologists argue that these preferences say about habits, and character of the child.

Red color – kids love leaders, very active, moving, “Zinger”. This color gives confidence and determination. Therefore, psychologists advise clothes red shy and not very confident in yourself kiddies. It is also useful in the presence of this color in the boy’s clothing, it will give the child a sense of the winner.

The orange color – I prefer optimists, they are always cheerful, talkative. Kids are always easy to find contact with their peers and adults. Have many different Hobbies which are changing rapidly. Today they like one thing, tomorrow another. Guys can be the soul of any company, but at the same time well play alone. Pediatricians say that the love for the orange Continue reading

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What to do with the child during the summer
Ended the school year, the long-awaited summer time: you can sleep as much as you like, no homework, no school – freedom, in a word! But the parents now the…

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Psychotherapy in children and adolescents
Clinical psychotherapy for children and adolescence exists at the intersection of social, psychological, medical and pedagogical directions. The basis of a variety of methods and techniques of therapeutic intervention is…

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