Behavioral Interventions and ADHD

A new study (Pelham, et al., 2016) published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology reports that when children with ADHD receive behavioral therapy, particularly along with medication therapy, they follow the classroom rules better and receive better ratings from adults.  The abstract states “The group beginning with behavioral treatment displayed significantly lower […]

Exposure Therapy

Do you have fear that disrupts your life? Exposure Therapy is an effective strategy for a variety of anxiety problems, including PTSD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Phobias.  The core of most exposure therapy strategies consists of reducing anxiety by overcoming avoidance, and learning new “safety” ideas. Learning to be Afraid:  Anxiety often is the result of […]