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Behavioral Concerns

Presenting with a wide range of symptoms, behavioral concerns are capable of affecting every facet of your child's life, including the relationships between parent and child and child-to-child.


If your child is struggling with behavioral concerns at home, at school, or in another setting, consider reaching out to us! By working with a skilled therapist, you and your child can learn about triggers for these behaviors, as well as strategies to overcome them when they happen. 

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Behavioral Concerns & Symptoms

  • Verbal aggression towards others – screaming, yelling, name-calling, swearing 

  • Physical aggression towards others – biting, hitting, kicking, punching, pinching, throwing things 

  • Self-Injury – banging head, pinching self, scratching self, biting self 

  • Irritable & easily angered, low frustration tolerance 

  • Temper tantrums and anger outbursts beyond what is age appropriate 

  • Poor social skills, difficulty with peers, unable to make or maintain friendships 

  • Poor impulse control

  • Not listening or following directions

  • Arguing frequently with adults 

  • Blames others 

  • Poor self-esteem 

  • Lacks empathy for others

Common Behavioral Diagnoses

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 

  • Conduct Disorder (CD) 

  • Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) 

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Treatment Options

At RISE Counseling and Consulting, clinicians can offer these treatments:

  • Play Therapy 

  • Family Therapy - improve communication, problem-solving skills, and parenting skills 

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 

  • Medication Management


RISE Counseling and Consulting can help with your child's behavioral concerns.

Our skilled therapists will meet you and your child with patience and understanding. 

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