Therapy for Children: Trauma

Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

TF-CBT is a highly researched cognitive behavioral treatment for children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have a trauma history and are experiencing symptoms related to trauma.  

Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

AF-CBT is a trauma treatment designed for children between the ages of 5 and 18 who have experienced physical abuse.  The treatment model works with both the child and the offending caretaker.

Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention

CFTSI is designed for children who are in the acute phase (within 30 days) after a traumatic event.  This treatment is designed to help prevent trauma symptoms from becoming ingrained.

Therapy for Children: More

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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

 PCIT is another highly researched treatment.  It uses principles related to attachment and behavioral training to help children between the ages of 2.5 and 7 improve their behaviors as well as their relationship with their caregiver. The model is also effective with children who have experienced trauma.

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Coping in Court

This model is designed for children who may need to testify in a legal setting.  It teaches children coping skills to help manage their anxiety around the court process.  

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

A CBT approach is taken to help children reduce their anxiety and improve their life skills.  

Therapy for Adults

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Prolonged Exposure

PE is a heavily researched treatment designed to reduce trauma symptoms in adults.

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Cognitive Processing Therapy

CPT is another research-based treatment option for reducing symptoms of trauma.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

 A CBT approach is taken to help adults reduce their anxiety and improve their life skills.