Health and illness

Cristine helps children cope with a variety of chronic and terminal illnesses. Children who are chronically and terminally ill often have difficulties with their body integrity. Sometimes children have to undergo difficult treatments and procedures that can be aided by play therapy. A child psychologist usually equips children to change their perception of their illness and treatments and face medical procedures with positive feelings. A child is helped with expressing their emotions. Children are not expected to always have positive feelings, as it is the repression of emotions that contributes to discomfort and increased stress levels.  Cristine has a special interest in chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes and HIV.

Other Difficulties
Anxiety
Aggressiveness
Attention Deficit Disorder
Conduct Disorder
Depression
Death and Bereavement
Divorce
Elimination Disorders
Exam Stress
Health/illness
Learning Difficulties
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Self-esteem issues
Social and Peer difficulties

Trauma
Withdrawal Behaviour

Child Therapy
Play Therapy

 

 

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