PCIT requires a 16-20-week commitment by the parent/caregiver and child with one session per week.
What is Parent Child Interaction Therapy?
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a short-term, specialized behavior management program for young children experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties. PCIT works with the child and caregiver to improve overall behavior and to reduce parenting stress.
Goals of PCIT
- Improve your parent/caregiver-child relationship
- Improve your child’s listening and following directions
- Improve your child’s ability to manage frustration and anger
- Improve your child’s healthy social skills
- Improve your child’s attention skills
- Improve your child’s self esteem
Deciding if PCIT is right for you and your child…
PCIT is designed for young children between the ages of 2 and 7 years.
PCIT has been successful with
- Children with oppositional/defiant problems or aggressive behaviors
- Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Children experiencing adjustment problems
- Children impacted by substance abuse or parental abuse/neglect
- Children in foster care placement, adopted or recently reunited with parents
Whether your child is dealing with emotional issues, excessive fears, or something else, no problem is unsolvable – and your child is never too young for counseling. Our therapists are uniquely trained to work with even the youngest of children to help them move forward in life and grow into happy, healthy adults who are strong, resilient, and confidence. Get in touch with our team today to learn more. We look forward to hearing from you soon.