If you’re the parent of a child 2-7 years old who doesn’t listen or obey as well as you’d like, The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment in Falls Church, McLean, and Alexandria, Virginia, can help. Exceptional licensed psychologists who are experts in cognitive behavioral therapy offer parent coaching to improve the situation at home for you and your child. Call your local office to learn more, or book an appointment online today.
Do you find yourself becoming frustrated, upset, or angry because your child doesn’t listen or obey? Are you confused or anxious about how to respond when your child throws a tantrum, becomes aggressive, or engages in negative behaviors? If so, you’re not alone. At CCTA, we provide Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidence-based therapy that addresses these very common but difficult issues. PCIT has many benefits, including:
Parent coaching at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment uses various behavioral therapy techniques, including parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), to teach you ways to help kids ages 2-7 who are aggressive or engage in negative behaviors.
Parent coaching at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment offers numerous benefits for parents and kids, including:
Dealing with temper tantrums and other behavioral problems can take a toll on your mental health and cause frustration or anger. PCIT is a highly effective way to deal with these challenges.
The experts at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment discuss you and your children’s mental health history to find out if parent coaching is right for you and your family. They often complete a psychiatric assessment to evaluate the mental health of you and your family members.
You may have added stress that contributes to poor parent and child relationships because of an overly busy schedule, the pressures of homeschooling, financial troubles, or other common stresses of everyday life.
If your child has coexisting conditions, their psychologist could recommend more than one type of therapy.
During parent coaching at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment, which you can complete via virtual telehealth appointments if you’d like, you meet with a licensed clinician.
They ask questions about your child’s behavior, habits, and lifestyle, as well as your parenting style. They teach you ways to best cope with behavioral issues in kids, your reaction to these issues, and anxiety that you might be dealing with.
To learn more about parent coaching at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment and find out if it’s right for you, call one of the two offices or book an appointment online today.