Psychological Assessment -
The use of a battery of psychological
to answer specific questions (including the diagnosis of mental health
problems, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autistic
spectrum disorders, other complex
emotional and behavioral problems) and develop a plan of care with
recommendations for the family, children, school, and other care
Parent-Child Interaction Training - An extremely
effective 9-12 session treatment protocol for children ages 2-7 who are
noncompliant or disruptive. Parents
are taught and practice interaction and discipline skills right in the
Play Therapy -
Individual play therapy helps children to organize complex
emotions generated by significant trauma, loss, or family upheaval.
Organization helps children to learn from difficult experiences,
to regain trust, and to reengage in life.
Individual Adult Therapy - Individual therapy is tailored to meet the needs of a person. At the center of individual therapy is a trusting and
Individual Child Therapy -
children often benefit from a blend of therapy techniques: parent
and consultation about the child’s problems and
individual therapy for child.
Family Therapy - For preadolescents and adolescents, family therapy is
used to work on communication patterns, set up house rules, and strike a
balance between freedom and autonomy.
and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders - Children
who have unusual language, behavioral, sensory, and/or social qualities
may have a form of Autism. However, many children may have a different
problem that contributes to Autistic-like symptom. Evaluation can help
aid in diagnosis and help families prioritize treatment options. Therapy
can help children and families manage problems and maximize development.
School Consultation - Many children struggle within the school environment due academic,
social, emotional, and behavioral obstacles.
Even once these obstacles are identified, it can be difficult to
coordinate a plan of interventions that addresses child, teacher,
classroom, and school characteristics.
Consultation with the school allows for an in-depth analysis of
the these factors. After
observation, interviews, and objective data gathering,
we develop a specific plan to help the child, family, and school
best address the needs of the child within the context
of the school setting.
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