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Behavioral Therapy

Helping children respond positively to situations.

Applied behavior therapy and play therapy are both used with kids. The treatment consists of showing children different methods of responding more positively to situations. A key component of this therapy is rewarding positive behavior instead of punishing. Caregivers are taught how to reinforce this in the child’s daily life.

Cognitive behavioral play therapy

Kids are observed while playing, when they can show their current social and emotional feelings. They choose their own toys and play freely and might be asked to draw a picture or create scenes in a sandbox with objects. By observing children at play, therapists are able to gain insight into what they are unable to express or makes them uncomfortable. The specialists can also advise parents how to use play to improve communication with their little ones.

Common problems treated by behavioral therapists

  • disruptive behavior problems
  • ADHD
  • executive functioning difficulties
  • anger-management
  • aggression
  • parent-child conflicts
  • parent-teen communication difficulties
  • depression
  • mood disorders
  • anxiety disorders
  • fears
  • phobias
  • bullying
  • tics and Tourette syndrome
  • impulse-control difficulties
  • school-related difficulties
  • adjustment-related problems
  • stress management
  • emotion-regulation difficulties
  • mild self-harm/poor coping
  • family transition issues
  • issues related to gender and sexual identity development

Book Now a Live Video Consultation!

$49 up to 1-hour session with a Behavioral Therapist

Just book a date with a therapist and submit an interactive online admission form. Our team will carefully select the most qualified professional for your first video consultation.

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How It Works

From the Calendar Scheduler, select one of the available dates and open times.

Click on the Book It button and proceed to check-out.

After successfully completing the payment procedure, you will be directed to an Order Details page. Review your completed order and proceed to click on the Patient Intake Form button.

Fill in and submit the Patient Intake Form, which will allow us to assign a knowledgeable specialist to review your concerns and prepare to assist you on video consultation.

AC&A provides a warm and professional environment. You will need a tablet, smartphone, or computer with a built-in camera and microphone and access to reliable internet. It is recommended you test your device prior to confirming your audio and video work well. Consultations are held via ZOOM meetings and you can check your device and web connection in this link: http://zoom.us/test.

Prior to your Video Consultation, your assigned therapist or screener will review your Patient Intake Form and know your main concerns. During the video consultation, the therapist or screener will answer your questions and will present you with the most suitable therapeutic and treatment options for your needs.

Whenever the patient does not have sufficient autonomy or mastery of technology to participate in an online meeting, the presence of a caregiver or family member during the consultation will be necessary.

Relatives and other health professionals who wish to participate in the consultation remotely may do so if they have previously been registered in the Patient Intake Form.