Symptom Checklist

It can be overwhelming and confusing when a child or teen displays concerning behaviors, behaviors that can be harmful to themselves or those around them.  Parents and professionals alike hope they will “just grow out of it”. Most often, this is not the case. Early evaluation is crucial because there are a number of evidence-based treatments that can effectively treat the majority of these distressing symptoms. Stop suffering in silence. We can help! Below are a list of symptoms that we can treat using our treatment modalities:

Temper tantrums and meltdowns; Intense mood swings

Difficulty managing frustration and distress

Acting-out or aggressive behaviors

Difficulty with toilet training

Social difficulties (i.e., difficulty reading social cues or difficulty making or keeping friends)

Frequent somatic complaints without a documented physical origin

School refusal, separation anxiety, or anxiety about sleeping alone in own bed

Difficulty complying with tasks, rules, or expectations at home

Behavioral issues in school (i.e., noncompliance with school work or acting out in school)

Worries and fears that limit a child’s activities or daily functioning

Specific Phobias (i.e., flying, driving, bugs, heights, needles, etc.)

Inflexibility and Rigidity (i.e., difficulty with changes to routine or schedules)

Obsessive or Compulsive behaviors

Frequent crying or persistent sadness

Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities

Sudden or gradual changes in appetite, sleep, or personal hygiene

Self-harm behaviors (i.e. cutting, head banging, hitting, scratching, biting, picking, etc.)

Voicing suicidal thoughts or not wanting to live

Harming other people or animals

Behavior and mood changes following a traumatic experience

Parent concerns (i.e., Parents having difficulty responding to or soothing child; typical parenting strategies are not working; parents are burned out and want new strategies)

Inappropriate electronic behavior (i.e. sexting, excessive use, inappropriate content, etc.)

Questioning sexuality or identity

Sexual behavior inappropriate for age of child or adolescent

​Hallucinations and delusions

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