KSNT News, Family Service & Guidance Center host “Ask a Child Therapist”

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – KSNT News and Family Service & Guidance Center partnered Wednesday evening to host “Ask a Child Therapist.”

Parents, grandparents and caregivers were able to call in and talk with a mental health professional about concerns with their child’s behavior.

“This is an opportunity for northeast Kansas parents to get sound recommendations about their child’s behavior,” said Brenda Mills, Family Service & Guidance Center CEO. “We all want our kids to be healthy and happy. This can be an important first step.”

Calls came in concerning children ranging in age from 3-19.

Questions were asked about the following topics:

  • trauma
  • anger/terrible temper
  • marijuana use
  • withdrawn behavior
  • mood changes
  • our of control behavior
  • ADHD
  • options/information about therapy
  • how to be supportive with a transgender child
  • sibling rivalry
  • delayed development

If you’re interested in services from FSGC, you can find more information HERE.

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