Behavioral issues and mental illness in children has exploded over the past 20 years, and now with our changes in the home due to quarantine and COVID, parenting has become more difficult. The massive amount of uncertainty creates stress and anxiety for both parents and children. The most common solution parents are faced with is to prescribe medication. The medication to cope with simple day-to-day demands only works for a very short time and comes with a myriad of side effects. Treating the root cause is what Dr. Nicole Beurkens and I discuss in this IG LIVE replay. From her perspective on why these behavioral issues originate and why so many children have mental illness to what parents can do to help their child naturally overcome these issues. Here is how to recognize the symptoms of mental health concerns in your child and how to deal with the deeper issue.
Nicole Beurkens, PhD, CNS is a leading holistic child psychologist focused on nutritional and other natural solutions to child and family challenges. Nicole built and runs a multi-disciplinary evaluation and treatment clinic, is a best-selling author, published researcher, award-winning therapist, in-demand speaker, international consultant, and experienced mom who is determined to show the world that with healthy foundations in place every child and family can thrive. She has dedicated her 23+ year career to providing parents with simple, effective, research-based strategies that get to the root of children’s attention, anxiety, mood, and behavior challenges so they can reach their highest potential. Today she is going to share some of those strategies with us!
In this IG LIVE Replay we’ll cover :
• Modeling behavior for your child
• Getting to the root cause of you child’s mental health challenges or behavioral issues
• Creating supportive energy in your home
• Parenting tips for our new normal and dealing with the anxiety and stress in the home due to COVID
• Tools for parents, teachers, and caretakers to combat online bullying
• Nutrition for kids to support mental health