Easing the Emotions: Getting Help For An Emotionally Unstable Daughter

If your daughter is unable to control her emotions, this can make parenting tough. You may not be able when to predict when she will have an outburst and it can feel like a constant power struggle. If you have never experienced the struggle yourself, it can be hard to understand what they are feeling. But there are ways in which you can support them and help them get a better handle on stabilizing their emotions. It is important that you address these problems immediately so that your child’s emotional state does not worsen. Common signs of an emotionally unstable daughter include:

  • Has frequent outbursts
  • Is unable to express emotions appropriately
  • Struggles to talk about how they feel without getting upset or yelling
  • Minor things trigger an outburst
  • Emotions get in the way of relationships
  • Trouble at school

Therapy Talk: Treatment Options For Your Emotionally Unstable Daughter

There are a variety of treatment options available to help your daughter learn to manage her emotions. The treatment option that will work best for her will vary depending on her specific symptoms, triggers, and the severity of her instability. As a parent you should not hesitate to get help for your daughter. Professional services may be the best option for your child. Here are some treatment options that can be very beneficial in the therapeutic world:

The therapeutic approach. Therapy is a great way to teach girls new coping skills while directly addressing their unhealthy ones. There are so many types of therapy that can be useful to your daughter. Some of these therapy types could include: art therapy, dance therapy, music and equine-assisted therapy. Therapists are able to have one-on-one time with the child and help them work through their unique struggles. Professional evaluation/assessment can help your family develop the best therapeutic route for your child. Exposing them to a variety of therapies can help address their emotional struggles from many angles.

Asheville Academy can help

Asheville Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for girls ages 10-14 who struggle with learning, behavioral, and emotional diagnoses. This program is social, emotional, and academically focused in order to empower girls to move forward and transition smoothly back into their home and school life. Students gain a greater sense of confidence, ability to manage emotions, and the skills to communicate effectively. We can help your family today!

Contact us at 800-264-8709.