Oppositional Defiance

Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a childhood disorder where the child is negative, defiant, and displays disobedient and hostile behavior toward adults and authority figures.

Symptoms include:

These symptoms often show up at home, but may not be evident at school or in the community. Symptoms of the disorder are typically more evident in interactions with adults or peers whom the individual knows well.

David’s approach to treatment of ODD involves Behavioral Modification techniques that will gradually shape the child’s behavior toward more age appropriate behaviors. Often, monitoring and reward systems are set up with parents to help shape these changes.

For more information and a free consultation, call (602) 575-4030 or email David at david@lifeworksaz.com.

 

David Abrams

David Abrams, MAPC, LPC

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