These are the clinical services we provide are listed below. Please click on the header to view the descriptions.
- Individual therapy
- Social Skill Therapy
- Parent Training
- Therapeutic Summer Camp
- Annual Parent Empowerment Conference/Workshops
Individual therapy for children and
adolescents ages 2-18 and adults
for issues related to anger, divorce, grief and loss,
ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety, selective mutism, behavior
management, depression and other related problems.
Treatment modality for
children includes: play therapy, art therapy, sandtray
therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, assertiveness training and
supportive psychotherapy. Play therapy approach is Child-Centered play
and Gestalt approach.
We offer individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults for issues including but not limited to:
• Separation and Divorce
• Grief and Loss
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/ADD
• Anxiety Disorder
• Bipolar Disorder
• Behavior Problems
Cost: For therapy, we accept most
behavioral health insurance and out-of-pocket fees. We offer a sliding
scale for those in need. Credit card payments accepted.
SOCIAL SKILL GROUP
Weekly group that meets for one hour for children to work on pro-social skills including but not limited to:
|*getting along with peers
|*learning how to make and keep friends
||*dealing with stress
|*reading social cues
|| *building assertiveness skills
Also, learn how to express
feelings appropriately, manage anger, follow directions, obey adults,
build adaptive coping skills.
Parents participate in parenting session simultaneously, as your child learns social skills.
Contact Sonia Hinds at (410 )414-9901 to discuss program cost. First time participants, call to set up an intake interview.
Social Skills/Parent Coaching may be available soon for families with
middle-school aged children. If you are interested, please contact us by
phone or e-mail.
Parenting group, eight
week sessions for one hour, held same time as social skills or
anger management group. Mandatory for parents whose children are
in these groups. Parents whose children are not in the group
may also attend. Created to conduct training and information to parents who are struggling with challenging behaviors of their children.
Children with ADHD often present problems around organization,
maintaining focus, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Additionally, some
children with ADHD have difficulty regulating their emotions and
behaviors. This workshop will provide an understanding of what it
means to have ADHD and what daycare providers can do to better manage
Core of Knowledge: Child Development/Professionalism
The difference between aggressive , passive and assertive
communication will be explored and rehearsed. Participants will learn
how to listen, use "I" Messages or assertive communication, set
appropriate limits with children to gain their cooperation and how to
use encouragement versus praise.
Core of Knowledge: Child Development
Social development of children includes providing limits, molding
character and setting expectations for acceptable behaviors. Using the
Alderian approach to discipline, this workshop will focus on the
Mistaken Goals of Misbehavior and Four Crucial C's to help children
succeed. Participants will learn strategies that do not include
shaming, blaming, complaining, criticizing, screaming or spanking.
Children with ADHD, divorce, separation, as well as children with
developmental disorders often experience changes in mood including
anger. However, anger is often misunderstood. Attend this workshop and
learn wall about anger and what you can do to help your child bring
it under control. Strategies for adults and children will be
THERAPEUTIC SUMMER CAMP
June 17, 2013 - July 12, 2013
For children ages 5-13,
held for four weeks during the summer. Begins the
first week school is out of session and continues for five consecutive
weeks. The purpose is to provide therapeutic activities
for children with socio-emotional problems. Children identify
behavioral goals such as staying on task, responding postively to
adults, keeping hands and feet to self and using adaptive coping skills
rather than acting out when angry are some examples. Over the
years, we have had 20-25 children per week.
A safe place for children with a
therapeutic component for those in need of anger management, social
skills, self-esteem-building, mentoring, and therapeutic activities
such as art, yoga, and sports activities will be included. Individual
therapy will be conducted for those in need. Behavioral health
insurance will be used for group and individual sessions. Space is
limited; register early!
- Counseling sessions (play therapy & sandtray therapy)
- Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
- Health, Fitness and nutrition
- Graduation last day of camp & Cookout
Director and Camp Nurse
|(3) Senior Camp counselors (College students with camp experience)
(3) Junior Camp assistants (high school students, ages 16 or older)
*Recreation Therapy college student with experience in need of summer job is needed.
*Psychology, special education and counseling majors in need of internship for school requirements needed.
Cost: $200 per week plus a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee.
Behavioral health insurance is charged in addition to
above fee for clinical services provided at the camp.
Limited scholarships are provided for those in need.
Registration fee: $50
Camp fee: $225 per week
Activity fee: $25 per week
Download the 2013 camp brochure and Camp Registration Packet.