Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists

Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents

Psychoanalytic child therapists provide assessments and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and families who have disturbances in thinking, feeling, or behaviour that interferes with healthy development.

Some of the most common concerns parents and teachers have are disturbances manifested as:

  • anxiety
  • behavioural difficulties (aggression, defiance, delinquent behaviour)
  • depression
  • eating disorders
  • learning difficulties
  • somatic complaints (headaches or stomach aches not caused by illness)

Psychoanalytic child therapists also work with children, adolescents experiencing disorders relating to:

  • attachment
  • adoption
  • bereavement
  • divorce and custody issues
  • physical and sexual abuse

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Save The Date: April 29, 2017

We invite you to join us for a conference devoted to raising awareness in the professional community of the prevalence of Child Maltreatment leading to intergenerational trauma as it has been reflected throughout history. The focus of this conference will be on the understanding of what happens to the mind when exposed to trauma, and on effective interventions in clinical practice.

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For CAPCT Members: Continuing Education Events

Monday, January 30, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
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