Parents often feel frustrated and overwhelmed with their children’s behaviour and are at a loss for what to do for them. Sometimes the cause can be misdiagnosed as attention deficit and disruptive disorders, separation anxiety, reactive attachment disorder, and oppositional defiant or conduct disorders.
If your child is exhibiting any of these symptomatic behaviours, it’s important to seek help right away. Unlike grief, trauma reactions tend to become worse over time and not better.
Your child deserves to live a happier, healthy life and the sooner his or her PTSD issues are addressed, the better for your child and your family. Please contact me today.
For adults, PTSD can be terrifying. But for children who have suffered a traumatic event, the symptoms are amplified. Their sense of safety is shattered. Feelings of trust are gone. The effects can be devastating.
Here are the most common symptoms of PTSD in children: