Abuse In Children

Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse is a horrible reality. Abuse of any kind can significantly effect a child’s development in all areas of their life. Early therapeutic intervention key to child’s thriving future. Stop the shame and begin to heal. Schedule an appointment today.


Here’s a sober but important article on sexual abuse by Susan Stutzman, and an article on Physical Abuse by Alexandra Hoerr. If you child has been molested please read the article above.

Symptoms of Abuse

Children who have been abused can have a hard time sleeping,

Be unusually secretive

Sudden mood swings,


Fear of particular places or people,

Changes in eating habits,

Outburst of anger.


If your child exhibits symptoms of anxiety consider giving us a call. We are ready to help.

Parenting Helps on Abuse in Children

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