Child and Family Therapy

We provide evidence-based interventions that are tailored to your child’s unique needs.

 

Therapy highlights child and family strengths and teaches skills to address impairing challenges. We provide a range of services, including individual child and adolescent therapy, parent coaching, and family-based counseling.


 

Therapy is informed by evidence-based approaches:

Scientifically Grounded

CBT

Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy (CBT) focuses on teaching your child about their thoughts, emotions and behaviors. The therapist works with you and your child to challenge unhelpful thoughts and behaviors and teaches personal coping strategies to achieve therapeutic goals.

DBT

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) focuses on improving emotion regulation, mindfulness and healthy coping strategies. DBT is based on developing skills and especially effective for preteens and teens with mood regulation challenges.

PCIT

Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) fosters positive relationship building between parent and child through parent training and live coaching. PCIT empowers parents and improves the child’s self regulation, compliance and distress tolerance.

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ERP

Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP) supports children and adolescents with anxiety and obsssesive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to reduce the impairment caused by acute fears, intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviors.

ACT

Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) incorporates mindfulness and goal-setting based on personal values to support teens and parents in living a meaningful life.

Child and Family Therapy supports children with:

Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Generalized Anxiety
Social Anxiety
Specific Phobias
Depression and Mood
Behavioral Issues including Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Challenging Family Interactions

Difficulties with Self-Regulation
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
School-based behavioral challenges
Selective Mutism
High-Functioning Autism
Social Development Delays

Finding a therapist that connects with your child and your family is important.
Set up a 15-minute free consult call to see if we are a good match for you.
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West Coast Therapy & Wellness
450 Sutter Street, Suite 1336
San Francisco, CA, 94108


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