Children and young adults struggling with emotional and mental health issues require professional counseling services designed to address the unique needs of children and adolescents. Stepping Forward Counseling Center (SFCC) in Chatham provides exactly what challenged kids diagnosed with bipolar disorder, ADHD/ADD, depression, conduct disorder, and other neurobiological disorders. In addition to all of our mental health interventions and programs, SFCC also offers summer camps C.A.M.P. Clinically Advanced Multi-modality program and individual/group programs managed by compassionate, experienced mental health professionals who are experts in evaluating, diagnosing and treating mental and emotional problems affecting children and young adults.
Individualized Mental Health Programs in Chatham for Children
We all experience stress and uncertainty in our lives, but children are more susceptible to unsettling events. While it is normal for children to be fearful occasionally, have nightmares or exhibit defiant behavior, it may be time for parents to seek help if these behaviors do not improve or disappear after several weeks.
SFCC offers a wide range of effective mental health programs in Chatham that are individualized and developed specially to address the needs of each child. We also implement therapeutic treatment and educational programs that are results-driven, culturally competent and based on the latest insights regarding mental health issues affecting children, adolescents, and young adults.
Some programs the Stepping Forward Counseling Center offer Autism “ABA, interventions” Afterschool Social Skills, psychiatrist outpatient services, parent/family therapy and creative art therapy programs. Success rates of our programs are consistently high because fundamentals of evidence-based modalities and strategies have been incorporated in them. Children participating in one or more of our programs consistently show significant improvement in social skills, managing anger, self-esteem, following rules and solving problems.
Our programs, while compassionate and client-centered, are intense and specifically designed to target a child’s immediate needs. Our counselors also conduct performance tracking to determine the level of therapy a child needs. Professional therapists will get involved in all aspects of a child’s life to facilitate building a trusting relationship with the child, his or her parents, school psychologists, and teachers.