Early Childhood Services help address the mental health needs of children from infancy to early elementary. Therapist work with the child and their caregiver(s) to strengthen their relationship, increase the caregiver(s) confidence in managing the emotional, behavioral or developmental concern, and assist the child in maintaining developmental progress.
We offer a mix of Early Childhood Services:
- Mental Health Assessments
- Through a comprehensive mental health assessment therapist can identify strengths and struggles; diagnose a mental health condition; and recommend treatment interventions for children of all ages, starting at birth. Developmental and behavioral testing can also be included as a part of assessment.
- Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (P-CIT)
- P-CIT is an evidence based treatment plan for young children with emotional and behavioral disorders; or to improve parent-child interaction patterns. This type of therapy is best for children ages 2 until 7 years of age and their caregivers.
- The Incredible Years
- The Incredible Years program focuses on building parent-child relationships, helping the caregiver(s) address the social-emotional needs of their child(ren) and also promotes effective building incentives, and discipline strategies for families.
- Trauma-Informed Child-Parent Psychotherapy
- This type of therapy is for children ages 0 until 6 years old who have experience a traumatic event and/or are experiencing mental health, attachment, and/or behavioral problems. Traumatic events include but are not limited to; maltreatment, the sudden or traumatic death of someone close, a serious accident, sexual abuse, and exposure to domestic violence.
If you would like more information on this service or to make a referral, please call (507) 454-4341