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Applied Behavior Analysis & Its Therapeutic Applications

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After their child is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), parents may consider emotional and social support resources inadequate. Nevertheless, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy offers exciting opportunities for children with ASD. It enables them to establish their social identity, perform tasks, and feel confident in their abilities through positive reinforcement. Therapeutic Alliance offers ABA therapy services to people throughout …

The Benefits of Early Health Screenings

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All children require behavioral guidance and supervision. However, those with developmental and behavioral problems demand particular care and attention. Screening children for such health problems facilitates diagnosis and supports necessary treatment. Additionally, it provides opportunities for receiving specialized services, such as in-home support. If you have yet to do so, seek an Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) …

How Person-Centered Interventions Work

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The ideas behind person-centered therapy sound so commonplace and sensible that it’s hard to imagine a time when this approach did not exist. Yet its theories and practice only developed in the past 100 years. From them, person-centered interventions appeared to help individuals struggling with acute conditions. Nowadays, these interventions are a stepping stone to other therapeutic services: PTSD therapy, …

What are Therapeutic Interventions?

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Some people need support from others—including friends, family members, or a therapist—during the therapy process. However, others need support to initiate the therapy process. A therapeutic intervention could be crucial in the latter scenario, as it compels an individual to recognize the concerns and struggles of the people around them. Given June’s status as National PTSD Awareness Month, use this …

How Therapeutic Treatment Can Help Your Mental Health

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Everyone tends to envy the accomplishments of others. This reaction arises from a pain-based point of view, yet we may not recognize this suffering because we gauge our mental health by comparison. If one does not suffer from the same issues as others, for instance, one may conclude they are healthy. Nevertheless, therapy allows individuals to enter the healing process, …

Accept Conflict to Release Stress

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What do you want? A new car or house, a fulfilling relationship, or a smart investment for your future? Once you identify what you want, determine what barriers prevent you from pursuing it. Whether you lack the resources, have nagging doubts, or can’t find a support network, those barriers are your sources of stress—that is, they trigger negative emotions that …

Reflect on Simple Solutions

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Anger, stress, and other negative emotions often occur as a response to unfavorable situations. While they may seem impulsive to the individuals experiencing them, these feelings unfold and grow in stages. If you catch them at an early point, you can prevent these emotions from dominating your thoughts. Doing so provides relief from anger and stress, replacing them with peaceful …

Therapeutic Alliance Now Offers Virtual Outpatient Therapy!

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In the past decade, Therapeutic Alliance has delivered life-changing treatments in Hampton Roads and throughout Virginia. We have always sought to offer flexible options to fit our clients’ schedules that nevertheless furnish the support they need. Now, to continue and improve the administration of these programs, our organization is offering a new service: virtual outpatient therapy. This service provides increased …

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Mental Health

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If you’ve resolved to make positive changes in your life this year, you could start by trying to improve your mental health. Simple, everyday change—establishing self-care habits, prioritizing sleep, and journaling—can help you grow as a person. If you require additional support, seek professional therapy for self-esteem or any other mental health concerns you may have. January is Celebration of …

How Mental Health Skills Can Help Combat Loneliness

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Your mental state is a powerful place for interpreting and dealing with emotions. During the holiday season, in particular, you may experience loneliness depending on your circumstances. However, knowing how to address loneliness with mental health skills can transform your understanding of this emotion. If you feel loneliness setting in, validate your feelings, observe the cause, experience your feelings, allow …