Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
- Is your child destructive? For example, do they break things on purpose?
- Tired of getting phone calls from school about your child’s behavior?
- Feeling overwhelmed by your child’s tantrums?
- Love your child, but don’t like his or her behavior?
PCIT might be for you! Research indicates that as a child’s problem behaviors decrease, parenting skills improve, and the quality of a parent-child relationship is enhanced. PCIT can improve behavior in other settings, such as school, day care, and with siblings.
What is PCIT?
PCIT is an evidence-based treatment for young children ages 2-7 with behavioral problems.
PCIT is conducted through “coaching” sessions during which a therapist observes behavior between you and your child in a playroom. The therapist watches interactions through a one-way mirror, all while providing realtime coaching skills to you through a “bug-in-ear” device.
Payment Options Include:
- Medical Assistance/PerformCare
- Private Insurance
- Self Pay
View/Download our Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) brochure.
For more information, call Specialized Services at IU13, 717-606-1683.