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A Fun and Interactive Approach to Assisting Children and Adolescents

Child and Adolescent Services

At Journey to Psychological Wellness, LLC, sessions are tailored to the disposition and interests of the child. Dr. Goodwin teaches the skills in a fun and interactive approach by utilizing therapeutic games and activities. These services can help children explore the link between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors and how it affects the relationships in their lives and/or their academic performance.

Integral to working with children, Dr. Goodwin also provide support and education to parents. Dr. Goodwin will consult with schools to collaborate about what each child needs to be able to perform to his/her optimal level and provide education to parents so they are aware of how they can assist their child with obtaining the support the child needs in school.

Expertise with children and adolescent conditions includes the following specialties:

  • Academic Interventions/Study Skills
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Bullying/Peer Related Stressors
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Decreasing Compulsive Behaviors
  • Depression
  • Developing Healthy Friendships
  • Effective Discipline
  • Healthy Communication
  • Family Conflict
  • Learning Differences
  • Overcoming Fears/Phobias/Worries
  • Panic Attacks
  • School Refusal
  • Self-Acceptance/Self-Awareness
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Social Skills/Autism/Social Fears
  • Stress Management

Family Services

Family dynamics are an important component to the success of a child’s psychological, social and academic growth.

Children need a helping hand when it comes to the challenges they face throughout their childhood. Family Therapy is provided to assist parents in helping children cope with academic, social, and emotional challenges.

Therapy may also focus on effective communication skills, positive conflict resolution, education about effective parenting skills, and/or development and implementation of behavior plans.

Contact us in Allentown, Pennsylvania to schedule an appointment. 

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