Childhood and Adolescence Psychotherapy


With childhood and adolescence, psychological counseling is provided to reduce or eliminate the psychological disturbances, to end the conflicts with families, with the social environment and to develop communication within family, relationships with friends, problem-solving skills, to help gain self-confidence and to prevent stresses and symptoms from morphing in to adulthood traumas. In Child and Adolescence Psychotherapy various intervention techniques are used to treat various existing problems that includes the child, the family and their entire social environment. In this process, tests that are appropriate for the age and development of the child can be applied, and medication therapy can be added to the treatment when deemed necessary by the therapist.

In Childhood and Adolescence:

  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Averseness – Disagreement
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Thumbsucking, Nail biting
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Success Anxiety, Exam Anxiety
  • Communication Disorder
  • Elimination Disorders



  • Attachment Disorder
  • Lack of Self-Confidence
  • Telling lies
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Sexual Development and Education in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Protection from Sexual Abuse
  • Verbal Expression Disorder
  • Speech Delay
  • School issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive disorder
  • Depression in Children and Adolescents
  • Nutrition and Eating Disorders

– Infancy Anorexia

– Pica

– Rumination Disorder

– Obesity

  • Discipline / Adaptation and Behavior Problems in Adolescence
  • Peer Bullying / Truancy / Swearing
  • Addictions in Adolescence

– Substance Dependence

– Smoking Addiction

– Computer / Internet / Phone / Television Addiction

  • Eating Disorders in Adolescents

– Anorexia

– Bulimia

– Over Eating (Bing Eating)

and support in resolving similar problems.

Therapy Techniques Used:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Children and Adolescents
  • Play Therapy

– Child-Centered Play Therapy (Experiential Play Therapy)

– Family Centered Therapy (Filial Therapy)

  • Fairy-Tale Therapy
  • Family Communication Techniques and Conflict Management
  • Pre-Divorce and Post-Divorce Counseling
  • Second marriages and adaptation to the new family
  • Adoption Counseling

Tests, Forms, Scales and Guidelines Used in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Practice:

  • Ankara Development Screening Inventory
  • Denver II Developmental Screening Inventory
  • Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test
  • Gesell Developmental Figures Test
  • Metropolitan School Maturity Test (4-6 years old)
  • Attention Perception Tests
  • Bender Gestalt Visual Motor Detection Test
  • T. Thematic Perception Test
  • Benton Visual Memory Test
  • Good Enough – Harris A Human Draw Test
  • Pousadas Psychoanalytic Stories Test
  • Beier Sentence Completion Test