Can I go to therapy with my child?

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Absolutely! You’ll just want to make sure that your child wants to go with you. Your child may also benefit from going to therapy on their own. 

Therapy can be of great support to children for a plethora of reasons — whether they’re going through a difficult time in school, dealing with the fallout of divorce, or handling a chronic physical or mental health problem. A mental health therapist can provide them with that “me” time that is focused on them. 

If you’re finding that your relationship with your child has become strained, mental health therapy can open up the lines of communication and help heal the rift between you. Mental Health Match can find a therapist for you and your child.

For tips from therapists about being a parent, check out our articles about families and parenthood.