Parents love their children and would do anything for them. There are times when a parent will have to deal with the fact that their child needs professional help so that the root of the problem is known and dealt with accordingly. In most cases the professional is a therapist. Kids may not understand the need for this solution but there are ways of breaking the news to them.
It's counterintuitive, but in my experience children in emotional pain often have less trouble accepting or understanding the need for therapy than their parents do, and have less concern for any potential stigmatizing effects. READ MORE