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Enhance the Growth and Development of Your Child for Now and The Future

Getting Therapy for Your Child When They’re Young is the Best Way to Avoid More Troublesome Issues Down the Road

Child and Family Therapy in Champaign and Online for Children aged 3-6 and their Parents

Your child is struggling with emotional or behavioral problems.

Or, maybe you’re wondering if your child’s behaviors and feelings are typical for a child of that age.

Either way, you’re worried. 

You’re stressed. 

Maybe you’re exhausted and frustrated because you don’t know what to do.

Perhaps you’re concerned that you might be doing something wrong.

You want nothing more than to have a child who is happy and healthy. 

You want a child and family therapist to help you provide answers, support, and guidance. 

You want to understand how to help your child grow and develop in the best possible way.

As child therapist experts, we know there is hope.

We can help get your family get back on track so you don’t have to worry anymore.

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Common Problems of 3-6 Year-Old Children

  • Not listening or complying with directions
  • Having frequent temper tantrums
  • Can’t sit still
  • Seems anxious or worries a lot
  • Unusually sad or lonely
  • Social problems with peers (e.g., excessively shy, doesn’t engage with others, or aggressive)
  • Fears that don’t go away (afraid to sleep alone or upset when away from you)
  • Frequent crying

How Child and Family Therapy with Us Works

We use modern and effective approaches of therapy. Our methods are known for helping children and their families overcome obstacles to help them thrive.

Our goal is to empower you as a parent to help your youngster. 

Often what parents need is some up-to-date information, support, and some guidance in their parenting skills.

We show you how to nip minor problems in the bud and solve more serious issues. 

We teach you how to spot and help your child process emotions that may underlie their problems.

Most importantly, our work deepens the bond you have with your child. 

Increase the Harmony in Your Family

When you and your child work with us in therapy, here are some benefits you can achieve: 

  • Understand the meaning of your child’s emotions and know what to do when they’re struggling
  • Help your child have positive social relationships
  • Have a calmer child who can express emotions in a healthy manner
  • Experience a child that will listen better
  • Feel relieved that your child is happy, healthy, and behaving appropriately
  • Boost your child’s self-esteem and confidence
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Research indicates that having a strong emotional connection with your child is one of the best predictors of healthy child development. 

Tara, our family therapist, has over a decade of experience working with children and their families as a pre-school teacher and therapist.

A parent herself, Tara knows very well the challenges, worries, and fears parents contend with as their children grow.

Tara understands that all families are doing their best.

    1. No parent is perfect. 
    2. No child is perfect. 
    3. All parents and children struggle from time to time. 
    4. Tara doesn’t judge. She’s genuine, compassionate, and accepting.

Imagine what it will be like when you know your child and family are functioning in a positive way.

Imagine what it will be like when you’re confident that you know what to do with any “problem” your child experiences.

Imagine what it will be like to feel more relaxed and to sleep peacefully.

If you’re ready to get started on improving the life of your child and family, contact us.

Tara Beckett

Kids, Teens, & Adults - Individual and Family Counseling

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