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We understand the importance of treating your child’s emotional and mental well-being. Our expert behavioral care is provided by our highly skilled mental health therapists, who are dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families. At Behaven Kids, we have proven tools and strategies to help build a positive, supportive setting for your child. Through the Specialized Day Program, we can help build positive behaviors by working with your child’s individual needs.

Building Social Skills Through Our Specialized Day Program

The Specialized Day Program offers a positive environment where children can learn valuable skills and is a uniquely designed plan to support your child’s success. Through the program, children and adolescents work within a highly structured care system as they overcome behavioral concerns, mental health issues, and trauma responses, giving children proven treatment interventions that work. Our care system is designed to help transition your child from our program to school and home life, giving you peace of mind and your child a better future.

Our therapists at Behaven Kids focus on promoting healthy behaviors, positive communication, and academic readiness by utilizing everyday social skills and reinforcing them through our therapeutic treatments, including utilizing elements of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our program helps reinforce lifelong skills, including:

  • Independent Play 
  • Asking Permission
  • Listening and Sharing
  • Accepting “No” and Healthy Time Outs
  • Eating, Sleeping, and Potty Training
  • Anger Management
  • Academic Readiness

Find Lifetime Support at Behaven Kids

As a therapy center that simulates a daycare setting, we recognize the importance of building positive child behaviors. For over 20 years, we have helped change the lives of children everywhere. By working with us, you can see our passion for helping children and their families grow and succeed. Our Specialized Day Program runs from 6 am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday, excluding weekends. Children can be pulled out of the program for meetings with our mental health professionals for individual therapy sessions without parents needing to schedule a special appointment!

At Behaven Kids, our therapists provide practical solutions for challenging problems, offering tools for both parents and children to address and resolve behavioral concerns, mental health issues, and trauma responses through techniques provided in individual and family therapy and counseling sessions. Parents struggling with children’s issues can create a tension-filled home for both sides. Therapy and counseling can help children and adolescents become more aware of their challenging emotions , work through them, and cope with life’s difficulties  that may impact their mental health. 

Our Therapy Models Offered At Behaven Kids

For children and adolescents, we work with children experiencing a variety of scenarios, including children experiencing anxiety or depression, excessive impulsiveness, social withdrawal, anger issues, and other forms of negative behavior. We also utilize elements of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to better help and support our children. To help children and their families, we offer three therapy models:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy): Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of therapy that works for both children and parents. It focuses on recognizing patterns in how emotion and thought influence behavior and is considered a useful therapy for children with a diagnosed mental health condition. Through CBT sessions, we can help teach children how to engage and work through solutions through techniques such as play therapy, trauma-focused CBT, exposure therapy, and other demonstration. CBT can be conducted through individual, parent-child, and family-based sessions. 
  • CPP (Child parent Psychotherapy): Child-Parent psychotherapy works as an intervention model for children who have experienced a traumatic event and are experiencing mental health and behavior problems. Based on attachment theory, CPP works to support and strengthen relationships between children and their parents to restore better social learning and cognitive behaviors. 
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy): Dialectical Behavior therapy is a structured form of therapy that reinforces mindfulness and pattern recognition. Similar to CBT, this form of therapy addresses severe forms of emotional and behavioral problems, including anger issues, rebellious behavior, and other intense emotions. Through DBT therapy, both children and parents can learn management techniques, including coping skills, problem-solving behavior, and forms of positive reinforcement.

Alongside these models, our mental health therapists utilize family psychotherapy, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and group psychoeducation. We work with an evidence-based approach to teach children and parents how to be aware of current issues and find ways to cope and grow. Everyone can benefit from the tools and techniques provided in sessions. Our therapy services are provided in our outpatient clinic and as part of the Specialized Day Program.