Worrying Can Be a Natural Part of Growing Up
But when your child’s worrying turns into anxiety, it may become too much to handle, it can lead to serious problems. Light On Anxiety is available to offer intensive customized CBT anxiety treatment for your child & family. Our treatment plan is a specialized approach to helping children and adolescents who are struggling with anxiety.
Key Components of Intensive CBT for Anxiety Treatment Program
Light on Anxiety collaborates with families, schools, and other providers to create and implement the most effective treatment plan. LOA works with your child and family to scale back services as rapidly as possible so your child can become their own anxiety coach and learn to talk back to their “Anxiety Bully” or ”Worry Monster”.
What are the goals of Intensive Outpatient Treatment?
The goal of intensive outpatient treatment is to equip children and adolescents with the skills and strategies to manage their anxiety and reduce their symptoms. Treatment focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is an evidence-based approach to helping people better understand and manage their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. CBT involves teaching children and adolescents to recognize and challenge their negative thinking and to modify their behavior in order to reduce anxiety.
Give your child the best chance at success
Our intensive child CBT services are designed to help them take control of their anxiety and live a life of freedom and joy.
What is the Treatment Duration?
LOA is available to meet with your child as family at a frequency that makes the most sense for your child’s needs, which could be anywhere from 2 to 5 times a week. Intensive Outpatient Treatment is typically provided for 12-18 weeks and is tailored to the individual’s specific circumstances.
Light on Anxiety creates a customized plan for anxiety
LOA develops a CBT based treatment plan that uses mindfulness, cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy through creative exposures that assist your child in facing their fears and taking the power back from anxiety and realizing how strong and competent they truly are.
Depending on individual needs, sessions may focus on:
- Relaxation Techniques
- Problem Solving
- Skills Training
Get Well-Rounded Support From Light On Anxiety
Light On Anxiety offers a CBT and exposure-based treatment approach. We provide you and your child with the tools to decrease anxiety and increase life satisfaction, including cognitive therapy to learn to “talk back” to worry thoughts, guided exposure therapy to all feared stimuli, age appropriate mindfulness training and parent coaching and support. Connect with us today to schedule child therapy services.
Connect with us today to schedule child therapy services:
Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) for Anxiety & OCD
We will help your child move past anxiety, OCD and related disorders through Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) -based therapy. ERP therapy entails gradual, consistent, compassionate exposure to feared situations, thoughts and sensations while refraining from engaging in associated compulsions.
We will provide your anxious child with the tools and support to compassionately assist them in returning to school. Our therapists are available, when applicable, to provide home-based treatment, attend school meetings and assist with identifying and implementing appropriate school-based accommodations.
CBT for Treatment Resistant Children & Adolescents
By providing parents and caregivers with action-oriented tools and techniques, we will assist you in compassionately and actively moving your child through and past their fears. With your support, they can live a more effective, satisfying life and your entire family can experience enhanced peace and improved functioning.
If your child could benefit from more intensive treatment, a team of therapists can provide 2 to 5 individual sessions per week. By engaging in empirically-validated treatment approaches, we will assist your child and family in moving through and soon past anxiety as rapidly as possible.
Diagnostic Clarification & Therapeutic Treatment Planning Services
We are available to serve as a clinical consultant to guide you and your family through the complex process of developing an anxiety treatment plan and obtaining support. Together, we will review your symptoms and treatment to date in order to create an integrated, practical, and clear plan of attack to assist you in moving through and soon past anxiety, OCD, depression and related disorders.
Traveling Accommodations to Chicago For Families Seeking Inpatient Anxiety Treatment
For out of town visitors, the admin staff can additionally work with you on travel and hotel solutions to make your stay as comfortable and seamless as possible. Light On Anxiety has partnered with The Doubletree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Hotel at 9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie. Subject to availability, clients can call the hotel directly and be sure to mention Light On Anxiety in order to confirm our discounted rate.
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Ready to help your child overcome their anxiety?
Take the first step towards lasting change and book a free consultation with our experienced CBT team today!