Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a short-term, evidence-based behavior management program designed for children experiencing emotional and/or behavioral difficulties and their caregivers. PCIT teaches caregivers to manage challenging child behaviors, while increasing positive behaviors. Goals of PCIT include:
-improving relationships between children and their caregivers
-increasing children’s self-esteem
-helping children build skills for improved self-regulation, including managing and reducing anger, attention and organization, and positive social interaction
-helping children learn to follow directions
PCIT is appropriate for children ages 2 1/2 to 6. Sessions occur weekly for 12-20 weeks. Please contact Relate for additional information or to schedule an appointment.