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Best Behaviour Therapy Service for Your Children

At Prayatna, our aim is to help each parent understand their child better. Our behaviour therapy program includes specific strategies that parents and family members can adapt to bring meaningful change in the child’s behaviour. Our team of professionally qualified therapists work on a non-judgmental stance with empathy and ethics.

Assessment Tools for Behaviour Therapy

Some of the commonly used behaviour assessment tools at Prayatna include,

  • Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition
  • Behaviour Assessment system for children – 2 (BASC-2)
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – 2nd Edition
  • Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales – 3rd Edition (Vineland -3)
  • Preschool Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL)

Behaviour assessments may also be used along with cognitive assessments to determine if the challenging behaviour is due to giftedness, intellectual disability, learning disability or any neuro-developmental condition or due to modeling, lack of stimulation, learning experience, peer influence etc.

Behaviour Therapy kochi
Behaviour Therapy kochi

Behaviour Therapy Process

Behaviour therapy process includes assessing, diagnosing and managing diverse behaviour problems in children and adults.

Assessment and identification of challenging behaviour patterns: Assessment includes observation, client or parent/caregiver’s concern, developmental history and administration of diagnostic questionnaires. On completion of assessment, therapist plans on treatment with realistic goals.

Treatment : Therapist chooses techniques and brings in tailor-made strategies that will help change the behaviour pattern and reach goals.

Parent and family training : Our therapist trains and provides guidance to parents/caregiver and family members to ensure the success of behaviour modification.

Assessment of Progress : Therapy progress is assessed and wherever required strategies are changed to facilitate the change process. Client’s successes are reinforced to keep him/her motivated.

Get Easy Online Behaviour Therapy Sessions at Prayatna

You can now attend our online behaviour therapy program from the convenience of your home. Online therapy sessions are scheduled for 45 minutes, once or twice a week via Google meet or Zoom, depending on the convenience of the client, parent/caregiver and therapists. Contact our friendly team for more details about our online program.

Prayatna Behaviour Therapy services

Behaviour therapy is a broad term for different therapies that help change challenging behaviours in an individual. Our behaviour therapy services include,

  • ABA Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Social Skill Training
  • Parent Training
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

We Provide Behavioural Treatment for All Age Groups

Our behaviour therapy program serves people of all age groups including children, teenagers, youth, adults and the elderly.

Why Prayatna is the Best Choice?

  • Safe and confidential environment
  • Committed therapists with non-judgemental stance
  • Multi-disciplinary set up with inter-disciplinary approach facilitates best treatment outcome for behaviour problems in Autism, ADHD, eating disorders, LD etc.
  • Individualized and evidence-based therapy plan
  • Training and support programs for parents and family

Our therapists also work in coordination with school teachers, counsellors and other health professionals involved with the client wherever necessary.

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Common Behaviour Problems Treated at Prayatna

Behaviour disorders when diagnosed early can be treated early. Common disorders treated at Prayatna with behavioural problems include,

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Stress / Anxiety / Depression
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Memory Concerns
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Learning Disability (LD)
  • Behavioural Addiction (e.g. video games, internet, shopping, binge eating etc.)

What to Expect from a Behavioural Therapy Session?

In our behaviour therapy session, you can expect,

  • Identification of challenging behaviour patterns
  • Treatment plan and goal setting
  • Adaptation of different techniques and strategies to reach the goals
  • Training and guidance to parents and family members for creating a conducive environment at home for behaviour correction.

Our therapist guides the client/parent/caregiver on how to change the non-adaptive or problematic behaviour. They do this by replacing negative behaviour with more appropriate and beneficial thoughts and behaviour. 

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Team - Behaviour Therapy

Dr. Lisha P Balan

Clinical Psychologist
PhD in Neuropsychology

Divya Krishna, Rehabilitation Psychologist & Behaviour Analyst, Applied Behaviour Analysis Technician Course Mediator and
Divya krishna

Rehabilitation Psychologist & ABA Therapist
M Sc (Psy), M Phil Rehabilitation Psychology, PECS Level-1, Certified in Special Education (Learning Disability), QBA, IBA

Our Team Members | Prayatna Child Development Centre

M.Sc. Psychology

Our Team Members | Prayatna Child Development Centre
Rinku Thankachan

M.Sc. Psychology

Our Team Members | Prayatna Child Development Centre

M.Sc. Psychology

Hudha Haris

M A Psychology

Tamey Thomas

Psychologist Msc Psychology

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Behavior therapy is a psychological approach that focuses on understanding and modifying behaviors to improve a person’s mental well-being and overall functioning. It is based on the idea that behaviors are learned and can be changed through targeted interventions.

Behavior therapy is effective in addressing a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), substance abuse, anger management, eating disorders, and various behavioral challenges.

Behavior therapy employs evidence-based techniques to identify problematic behaviors, understand the triggers and consequences, and then implement strategies to modify those behaviors. It often involves setting goals, creating action plans, and practicing new skills to achieve positive behavioral changes.

Common techniques include:

  • Operant Conditioning: Reinforcing desired behaviors and extinguishing undesired ones through positive and negative reinforcement or punishment.
  • Systematic Desensitization: Gradual exposure to anxiety-provoking stimuli while learning relaxation techniques.
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Combining behavioral strategies with cognitive restructuring to change thought patterns and behaviors.
  • Token Economy: Using tokens or rewards to reinforce desired behaviors.
  • Modeling: Learning by observing and imitating positive behaviors.
  • Behavior Contracts: Creating written agreements to define and reinforce specific behaviors.

Yes, behavior therapy can be effective for individuals of all ages, from children to adults. Techniques may be tailored to suit the developmental stage and needs of the individual.

The duration of behavior therapy varies depending on the individual’s goals, the nature of the issue, and progress made. Short-term issues may be resolved in a few weeks, while more complex challenges could require several months of consistent therapy.

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