Animals help improve motivation and engagement in therapy, perhaps resulting in a shorter recovery process and lower costs. Animals provide a sense of security and emotional support. Horses and hypoallergenic dogs offer unconditional acceptance and positive regard. Animals can promote relaxation. Research has demonstrated that petting an animal can help lower blood pressure, heart rate, and increase oxytocin a positive chemical.
Art therapy for children can provide youth with an easier way to express themselves since children are more naturally artistic and creative. A young child is likely to be more comfortable initially expressing themselves with crayons and markers, for example, than they are going to be at expressing emotions and feelings through words.
The Caring Tree: Children’s Counseling Center in Wausau provides therapy to children of all ages and their family. Our focus is on improving the overall wellness for children who are experiencing post-trauma, mood disorders such as depression & anxiety, ADHD, and children who are on the autism spectrum. Therapy facilitates communication and healing while supporting the entire family.
We love meeting new families, so feel free to visit during normal business hours to learn more about our counseling services in Wausau.
501 Division St, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403, United States
Monday - Thursday: 10am- 6pm
Friday - Saturday: By appointment only