Is Online Therapy Right For Me?
Young children are full of wonder, energy and love for their family, friends and for all kinds of play! At the same time, for many kids, changes in family, academic or peer struggles and/or changes in our communities can cause big emotions to become difficult for kids and parents to manage.
You may notice that your once carefree child is starting to show signs of anxiety or changes in their mood or behavior like hitting, yelling, screaming or crying. No two kids are alike in how they deal with life’s stressors. Children show big emotions often as this is their way of releasing tension; this is how they communicate.
If you need support in helping your child learn different ways to express themselves and communicate with family or friends, online therapy may be a great fit for you and your family.
Online therapy is a great mode of treatment for younger kids, especially in times like these. They can be comfortable in their room, which is helpful for them to feel more safe and secure. Things are constantly changing in today’s world and “normal” routine disruption can cause changes in a child’s mood/behavior.
You don’t have to figure things out on your own…a therapist who specializes in the mental health development of young children like me can help.
About Erika Davis
Erika Davis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Social worker in the state of Minnesota. She has over 15 years of experience working with children and parents that are dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, and various school and family stressors. Erika is passionate about helping children and parents feel safe and heard as they learn, problem-solve, and find new ways of thinking and feeling.
Erika brings warmth, genuineness, and compassion to the therapeutic relationship. She is open-minded, positive, and collaborative in her approach. Erika believes everyone has their own strengths and ideas, but sometimes get stuck and need a safe place to explore opportunities for growth.
Erika enjoys working with all ages, but specializes in children age 6-10. Erika uses play, books, art, and various activities to help kids learn new life skills. She has additional training in Yoga and Mindfulness for kids and likes to incorporate mind body skills into counseling sessions. She has special interest in facilitating groups on coping skills, stress, mindfulness, and growth mindset.
Erika enjoys spending time with family, taking walks, baking, reading, and practicing yoga.