Mental health issues are on the rise in our young people. There is no doubt in my mind that we are seeing more and more cases of anxiety, depression, self-harm. eating disorders, etc in children and teenagers. And the stats back it up.
So when you you take your child to see a psychologist? This helpful artcile has some good advice:
And always remember that we are here as a church family to support parents and children as they deal with any mental health issues that arise. We have a great framework to help us all help each other through the challenges of mental health. Contact me if you need any advice on mental health professionals and wider support.