Some psychological disorders like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Depression, anxiety disorder require psychotherapies. Therapies like CBT, REBT have been found to be very effective in disorders like depression, anxiety disorders, school phobia, OCD. These therapies will be tailor made to every child and will also involve the family members as their role is vital in the outcome of therapy. Parents will be explained about monitoring the behavior at home.
Some children, especially adolescents often display defiance, aggression. These symptoms can be managed through behavioural modification of the child’s maladaptive behaviors and also parents are explained about their roles at home. Children with ADHD also display behavioural problems along with their hyperactivity and inattention. These behaviors are targeted through behavioural techniques
Behavior therapy is an integral part of treatment of various psychological disorders in children and adolescents