Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a highly effective, evidence-based program shown to help children (ages 3–7) whose behavior is disruptive or impulsive enough to cause serious problems at home and at school.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Drawing Upon Rigorous Scientific Research
As an evidence-based practice, these programs are developed through extensive research that resulted in positive improvements. The research demonstrated that children’s behavior improves when parents and childcare professionals provide firm and consistent limits. The programs promote optimal interactions between children and their caregivers.
Delivered in specially designed therapy suites, using state-of-the-art audio technology
A therapist provides live coaching from behind a one-way mirror via a wireless ear bud to the parent
Parents are guided in using effective skills to increase their child’s positive behavior and decrease negative behavior
Parents receive guidance on practicing and using the skills at home and in other settings
Strengthens the parent/caregiver and child relationship
Reduces disruptive behaviors
Decrease stressful interactions
Helps the child develop the emotional, social & behavioral skills needed for success
Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT) is also available. TCIT program trains daycare and preschool teachers to create a positive classroom environment.
Children ages 3–7
Designed for children whose behaviors fall outside the range of what’s typical for their age including: disruptive or oppositional behavior, aggression, inattention or hyperactivity, behavioral problems stemming from traumatic experiences
Approximately 14–18 weekly sessions
Bilingual, bicultural counselors and interpreters available
Our Highly Qualified Team have received intensive training in PCIT & TCIT