Specializes in: (Ages 3+) Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Parenting, Trauma and PTSD, Anger Issues, Oppositional Defiance, Low Self-Esteem, Infidelity, Christian Counseling
Insurance: BCBS, Tricare, cash, HSA and FSA accepted
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Military service members who serve in military operations put their lives at risk whenever they are deployed in areas suffused with terror and violence. Many stories have been told how these brave men and women face the uncertain circumstances of war while experiencing the emotional trauma of being separated from their loved ones.
Struggling along with them are their families. The long deployment can take its toll on the family, and the hardest to be hit are the children who grew up with soldier parents being sent on overseas assignment. While the spouses and other adult members of the family have the faculty to express their feelings, the children have a tougher time articulating their emotions, making it difficult for parents or guardians to gauge how they fare.
Even with the best prepared plan and despite putting on a cheerful demeanor, you can’t prevent your child from experiencing stress once the soldier parent is called to duty. Your child may not fully comprehend why the parent is leaving. Besides worrying about safety, he or she may be thinking that they are the cause of separation. These thoughts can subconsciously trouble your child and make him or her afraid to talk about what’s going on inside their head.
Depending on your child’s age, level of thinking, closeness with the deployed parent, and his or her perception of how you handle the situation, your child may either act out or withdraw. This is most true if your child is approaching the teen years, the notorious period when young people don’t talk to parents about things. Your child may demonstrate behavioral changes, such as sleep disturbances, bed-wetting, poor academic performance, and aggressiveness. The negative impact of depression makes your child highly vulnerable to anxiety, depression, anger, and a host of other possible emotional and psychological issues.
The difficulties the child endures may not disappear even when the deployed parent returns home, particularly if the trauma of war is included in the luggage or if there were injuries sustained. Seeing the ill effects of deployment, your child continues to suffer in silence and the thought of the next PCS may linger in his or her young mind.
All the more, this highlights the importance of protecting your child emotionally. However, you may not be able to successfully face the challenges alone. You may need to call a professional that can help put an end to your child’s sufferings, regardless of any type of psychological or behavioral problem. Carolina Counseling Services in Fayetteville, NC is the place to call. Independently contracted counselors can provide age specific treatment in the type of issue you suspect your child to have. Don’t allow your child to worry any longer.
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Carolina Counseling Services contracts independently with Licensed professional counselors/therapists/psychologists who provide a friendly, relaxed atmosphere to everyone. Carolina Counseling Services independently contracted therapists assist individuals, couples, families, and children with counseling services that will help put your life back on track. Working with both non military and military is a joy and the therapist you choose will be happy to assist you whether you are a "civilian", or if you are a dependent or retiree.
Counseling and Therapy are often used interchangeably in our English language. The same is true for Counselor and Therapist. It really doesn't matter which word you use. When you need help, it is best to talk to someone who is not only objective, but who has had lots of experience helping others who have been in similar situations as yourself. A friendly Counselor or Therapist who is trained, licensed and experienced is the one who can assist the most. You don't have to figure it out alone. All independently contracted therapists are licensed, friendly professionals. Call to schedule your appt now!
If we can't help you, we will be happy to refer you to someone who can. We look forward to assisting you!!!.
Evening and Weekend appointments: We have therapists available for appointments from 8am to 8pm Monday through Friday. Some therapists have Saturday appointments available if requested.
Counties: Cumberland, Hoke, Bladen, Sampson, and Robeson Counties, NC
Areas: Fayetteville NC, Ft Bragg NC, Pope Field NC, Hope Mills NC, Raeford NC, Rockfish NC, Silver City NC, Cedar Creek NC, Bowmore NC, Autryville NC, Parkton NC, Bunnlevel NC, Erwin NC, Dundarrach NC, Broadway NC, Lumber Bridge NC, Rex NC, Eastover NC, Stedman NC and Wade NC.
Military Community areas: Ardennes NC Bataan NC, Casablanca NC, Anzio Acre, NC, Corregidor NC, Bougainville NC, Hammond Hills NC, Nijimegen NC, Cherbourg NC, Normandy NC, Bastogne NC, Pope NC, Ste Mere Eglise NC,
Zip Codes: 28301, 28302, 28303, 28304, 28305, 28306, 28307, 28309, 28311, 28312, 28314