Individual Therapy

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is intended to help people make changes. These changes may involve thinking differently, feeling differently, and/or acting differently. Individual therapy is intended to be a process in which one moves along in their personal development, enhances their relationships with others, and helps them adjust to and face life’s challenges. How individual therapy is conducted is determined by the nature of the difficulty one is experiencing. It is also influenced by age and/or stage of development. While the particular approach in therapy will be influenced by the special needs of the individual child, adolescent, or adult it is managed in a way which uses well-accepted principles to guide the process of change. Dr. Cohen and her associates have the skill to assist her clients in addressing their challenges and help clients move along toward their personal goals.

Individual Therapy with Children

Childhood is marked by rapid change in physical growth. Also in learning and perception andin emotional development. As well as in social relatedness and awareness, in coming to understand sex roles, and in moral judgment and behavior. The range and complexity of every child’s achievements in the first 12 years of life can be extraordinary. This unique time for some children and families can be extremely challenging. To the point where the child’s well being and cognitive and psychological growth is compromised.

Dr. Cohen and her associates possess special expertise in working with children who are displaying emotional and behavioral problems at home, at school, or in the community. We promote and educate our child clients to express their needs and desires verbally rather than behaviorally and help them to develop healthier coping strategies. Interventions with children utilize a variety of approaches including play therapy, family therapy, and individual therapy for older, more verbal children.

Our work with children Individual therapy has included the following more specific areas of concern: adoption adjustment, anger management, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD (a.k.a. ADD Attention Deficit Disorder), behavior problems in children, chronic illness, depression, developmental delays, divorce adjustment, grief/loss, learning and behavior problems at school, mood disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Panic Disorder, parent-child conflict, Abuse concerns, remarried families adjustment, school refusal, self-esteem, and social skills development.

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Boca Raton

7777 Glades Road Suite #321 Boca Raton, Fl 33434

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7890 Peters Road, Plantation FL, 33324

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