Individual Therapy is what is colloquially referred to as counseling. This type of therapy focuses on the one-on-one approach between a patient and their therapist. Done in a safe environment, the therapist helps work through challenging behaviors and other factors linked with a person’s emotional well-being.
Habit Reversal Training is a behavioral therapy used to reduce tics associated with Tourette’s syndrome as well as body focused repetitive behaviors such as trichotillomania (hair pulling), nail biting and skin picking. HRT includes awareness training, competing response training, and social support. The goal of HRT is to become aware of the urge, identify competing behaviors that can be used instead, and learning to function in all areas of life.
Biofeedback is the ability to control bodily functions with your thoughts. For example, you could lower your heart rate or relax certain muscles in an attempt to reduce pain. Biofeedback is a natural, non-invasive treatment option that can help with pain management, and reduce the need for pain medications.
Group Therapy is a type of therapy that uses small groups and small group discussions to allow therapists to treat groups of people all at once. These sessions can be for parents only, children only, or a mix between the two. ICC offers two types of group therapy programs – social skills training with children and behavior management training with parents.
ICC is an out-of-network provider and does not accept insurance however we will take the time to explain what this means and discuss how you can work directly with your insurance company to receive coverage and/or benefits.
Anxiety: Social Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety, Phobias and Fears Different types of anxiety and fear can freeze a person and reduce their ability to act normally especially around unfamiliar territory. Cognitive behavioral and exposure therapy can teach your child how to control their anxiety levels, stop worry-provoking thoughts, and conquer fears/phobias.
Stress Management teaches a child how to cope with stress in a healthy way. Children can feel overwhelmed or stressed by their school, social life, and/or peer pressures. Unfortunately, you as a parent are unable to protect or shelter your child from experiencing stress. Teaching children helpful coping strategies can prepare them to cope with future life stressors.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of therapy focused on examining thoughts, feelings and behaviors. It challenges unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, and helps resolve current difficulties. This type of therapy is short term and based in a trusted relationship built between the therapist and the patient.
Behavioral Therapy is used to decrease undesirable behaviors by replacing them with desirable behaviors, which is achieved through both positive and negative reinforcement. Parents are taught effective behavior management strategies to manage difficult or defiant behaviors, and to increase compliance.
Clinical psychologist at Integrated Child Center (ICC) can work with your child and family to better understand your child’s situation and provide effective solutions, therapies and services.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) teaches to accept things that are beyond your control at the same time committing to action which can improve quality of your life. It uses acceptance, behavior activation and mindfulness strategies to decrease psychological distress while increasing positive behaviors.
Motivational Interviewing is a client-centered collaborative conversational approach that focusses on strengthening intrinsic motivation and commitment to change, while exploring and resolving ambivalence to change. This is an evidence-based effective method for evoking behavior change.
Mood Disorders, like bipolar disorder or depression, can be tough to treat especially if not identified quickly. Psychoeducation about the disorder, for you and your child, and cognitive behavioral therapy can teach your child to manage emotional ups and downs.
Grief is usually associated with some sort of emotional loss but also can affect physical, social and spiritual wellbeing. It is difficult for children to deal with loss of a parent, sibling, grandparent, pet, or any close friend or family member. Everyone experiences grief, however, if the grieving continues longer than expected, or affects every day functioning, your child may benefit from therapy.
Developmental Delay is when a child is lagging behind in their developmental milestones relative to their age group. We provide therapy for these children with emotional and behavioral concerns, and psychoeducation to caregivers so that parents can become advocates for their children to get needed assistance.
Mindfulness teaches to focus one’s attention to emotions, thoughts, and sensations in the present moment. Mindfulness strategies can help with reducing stress, mood symptoms, and anxiety.
Parenting Guidance will allow better management of your child’s needs. By teaching parents the proper way to react to things your child does or to see problems coming before they occur can lead to better treatment and less stress when it comes to your child’s wellbeing.
Defiant Behavior in Children can be a real problem especially if that behavior goes unchecked. Such behavior could stretch outside the home and if left untreated can become worse, leading to conduct problems as they get older. By learning strategies to deal with these behaviors and attempting to find the root of these issues, can help turn your child around by teaching them acceptable behavior.
Tourette’s, Tics, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors such as Hair Pulling, Skin Picking and Nail Biting can sometimes impair functioning in everyday life, and therapy may be beneficial to reduce these symptoms.
Pain Management techniques can be taught to children to improve their quality of life when suffering from ongoing pain.
ADHD Psychoeducation and Guidance is about providing tools to parents and families to help with the process of managing ADHD. By understanding treatment and symptoms, there can be a greater understanding of the problems at hand and how to handle them.
Please contact us at (614) 420-0554 to discuss our therapy services today!