The purpose of therapy is not to ‘cure’ the dysphoria. Keep in mind that dysphoria itself is not an illness or a problem necessarily. The issue here is your child’s happiness and how they feel, so the most important thing you need to do is to help them better understand what is happening to them and how to cope with it.
This is where therapy comes in – the purpose of which is to help a child cope with complex emotions and feel more confident about expressing themselves.
There are many different types of therapy, but one of the most effective and popular right now is CBT. This stands for cognitive behavioral therapy and is a form of therapy that works by helping the individual to better understand the reasons they feel like they do and the thoughts that might be standing in the way of happiness. They will learn to remove negative thoughts that lead to shame, guilt, or destructive feelings, and replace them with more positive and encouraging ones.
There are many other forms of therapy too, and the most important thing is to ensure that the style of treatment is well suited to the patient.