Remember that the child should trust you. When he turned to this problem is to you, you should be treated with understanding, and that promise to help him in the fight against terror. Your child needs to understand that you can always come to him for help, and he, in turn, get your defense.
Come up with a character or any object that is able to protect the child. For example, think of a superhero who comes to the aid of, or a subject that will also protect the child. For example, it may be points that will make your child's invisible to all.
Today, fear is a common cause of movies, video games, cruelty, violence, and the paranormal. Try as much as possible to isolate your child from access to such games and movies.
Arrange the room a lamp or lamps. It's obvious - if a child is afraid of the dark, it is necessary to dilute the darkness light. After the baby is asleep, you can turn off the lights.
Pay attention to your own behavior and on the atmosphere in the family. Often it happens that because of the quarrels and scandals in the child produced by a variety of fears, among them - fear of the dark.
Do not scold your child for his fears, because he is simply not in the future will be with you to share their fears that the negative impact on its development.
Do not laugh at his fears, because in this respect he has never needed your support and understanding.
If the child sees ghosts, vampires and other monsters in the dark without Accompany him, saying that they, too, see, because that way you'll be rooting awareness that they exist.
I know that in the situation with the fear of not acting normally "like cures." Treat fear of darkness with the help of the dark is dangerous.
As practice shows, the talk in such cases will not help, because your child will still not take all that you will be talking to him.