CBT is based on the idea that behaviors, thoughts and feelings influence each other and as a result can maintain psychological distress or interference. The emphasis of CBT is onsolving problems, as well as behavioral change. It is important to note that research shows that people who participate Read More
DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) was developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. as a treatment for suicidal and self-injurious individuals who were diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). DBT is a cognitive behavioral treatment that is the gold standard psychological treatment for the BPD population. Read More
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an empirically based psychological intervention that utilized acceptance and mindfulness strategies, along with commitment and behavioral change strategies with the goal of increasing psychological flexibility.
Exposure and response prevention (also known as exposure and ritual prevention; ERP or EX/RP) is a variant of exposure therapy that is recommended by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Read More
CBIT (Comprehensive Behavior Intervention for Tics) is a technique that research has shown can significantly reduce tic severity. The assumption with tics, both motor and vocal, is that tics can get better or worse on their own Read More
Although every child from time to time asks their parents to stay home from school; children with school refusal struggle to go to school on a consistent basis and typically miss at least one day of school a week, or have been moved to home instruction until an appropriate plan is in place. Read More
Psychological assessment is a process of testing that uses a combination of techniques to help arrive at some hypotheses about a person and their behavior, personality and capabilities. Psychological assessment is also referred to as psychological testing, or performing a psychological battery on a person. Read More