a whole person approach to behavior change
ACT is an approach based on Relational Frame Theory, a form of Clinical Applied Behavior Analysis that is used for treating Anxiety, Trauma, Divorce, Grief, Addiction, and Emotional Challenges for individuals of all ages.
The goal of acceptance and commitment therapy is to increase psychological flexibility, increase attentiveness to the present moment, and the development of personal values with committed action toward those values (Kowalkowski, 2012).
ABA is used to identify behaviors of concern, identifying the root cause, and putting replacement or alternative behaviors or skills in place to other come challenges.
Therapy strategies are combined to discover and identify areas of need, reasons for behaviors, and strategies to increase desired outcomes.
Working together, we will put in place organized strategies for co-parenting including beneficial schedules and routines, communicating, and appropriate consequences specific to the child and family.