Child and Family Program

Our expert child therapists provide quality, Evidence Based Care for Children and Adolescents. We treat a range of common childhood difficulties (e.g. school refusal, separation anxiety, self-harm, depression, ADHD, encopresis, PTSD, etc).

We work with children and their parents across the lifespan. In our experience, we find that a combination of working both with child and parents leads to the most effective and lasting results. As such, our team will carefully craft a treatment plan that best suits the needs of your family, which may include individual child treatment, parent coaching, or both. In this way, we take a collaborative approach to help your family navigate complex developmental challenges.

Treatment Services 

Common treatment focuses:  

  • Parent-child/family relationships 
  • Positive parenting 
  • Following directions 
  • School attendance 
  • Homework completion 
  • Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): perfectionism, social, generalized 
  • Depression 
  • Attention/concentration 
  • Emotion/behavioral regulation 
  • Social skills 
  • Suicidal ideation/self-harm 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Trauma/resilience 
  • Other behavior concerns for young children (e.g., sleep, feeding/eating)

Individual therapy approaches:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Social Skills Training
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Other evidence-based treatments 

Adolescent DBT Program 

  • For 12-18-year-old adolescents and their parent(s) or caregiver(s).
  • Teaches skills for the adolescent and their family to improve family relationships, reduce conflict, and help the adolescent to thrive.
  • Includes individual, family, and group therapy

Parent Coaching and Behavior Management 

  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) 
  • Brief Behavior Intervention (BBI) 
  • Parent coaching for tweens and teens 
  • Group-based programs 
  • Helping our Children, Developing our Children’s Skills (HOTDOCS) (birth to 5 years old)
  • Developing our Children’s Skills, K-5 grades (DOCS K-5) 

Psychological Testing 

  • 2 years+ (includes university testing)
  • Referral questions:
    • Autism
    • ADHD
    • Developmental delays
    • Learning problems
    • Emotional and behavioral functioning
    • Giftedness & twice exceptional
  • Psychoeducational Evaluations
    • When offered through the school district, these are only considered an “educational classification” and not a medical diagnosis.
    • UCEBT determines specific clinical diagnoses and examines other areas that may be impacting academic functioning.

Consultation & Community Outreach 

  • Parenting Webinars/Workshops 
  • School-based collaborations (e.g., behavior plans) 
  • Coordination of section 504 plans/IEPs 

Please contact us for a free 15-minute consultation to learn more about whether your child may be a good fit for our programs.

Helpful Parenting Videos 


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