Pediatric Psychology

Pediatric psychology is a sub-branch of psychology that studies the emotional, cognitive and social development of children during the period from birth to adolescence.
Pediatric Psychology

Pediatric psychology is a sub-branch of psychology that studies the emotional, cognitive and social development of children during the period from birth to adolescence. Pediatric psychology helps us understand how children think, feel and behave.

 

What is Pediatric Psychology?

Pediatric psychology is a branch of psychology that studies the emotional, mental, social and behavioral development of children. This field focuses on how children think, feel, behave and form relationships, usually in the age range from birth to adolescence.

What are the Pediatric Psychology Diseases?

The most common psychological problems in children and adolescents:

  • Fears and worries
  • Potty training
  • Obsessions
  • Conflict/communication problems in family
  • Disciplinary problems
  • School problems
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorder
  • Behavioral problems
  • Divorce process

Pediatric Psychology at Liv Hospital

In the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychology of Liv Hospital, appropriate psychotherapy services are offered for emotional, behavioral and academic problems following the studies of getting to know/evaluating a child/teenager and their family. Psychotherapies performed in the department include play therapy, individual therapies (psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral oriented), group therapy and child/teen-oriented family therapy.

In addition, it works in cooperation with the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry in cases of need. Individual/couple therapy is provided for parents.