If you and your spouse are going through a divorce, you may be grappling with how to break the news to your child. You and your former mate may not know how to properly explain the change in living situation that is about to take place, not to mention that you could be concerned about how your child is going to handle the dissolution. That's why you should take your child to see a counselor.
It is important to note that there are a number of occasions where feeling anxious would be an accepted and appropriate response. However, when your anxiety develops into panic attacks or a dread of of everyday events that would not normally provoke issues, it is probably time to treat seek treatment for the problem. Unfortunately, anxiety impacts one out of ten teenagers and four out of ten adults, so although you may feel alone with your discomfort, you are not.
As a lifetime sufferer of depression, I have spent a great deal of time in therapy. One thing that I learned early on was the importance of having a good attitude and trying to figure out how to cope with some of the suggestions that my counselors gave me. I realized that when it came to having a good experience, the bulk of the responsibility fell in my lap. I started working hard to take their suggestions in stride and carefully analyze my life and my behavior. This blog is all about improving the counseling process by having a better attitude.