Improving Children’s Behavior by

Supporting the Systems That Surround them

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What We Offer

Explore our Evidence-based Therapy services designed to support children and their families

Kids with fast brains and big feelings have a special place in Dr. Alvarez and Dr. Davis’ hearts, personally and professionally. They understand that the same children that explode in anger one moment may melt your heart with genuine kindness and creativity the next. Drs. Alvarez and Davis team up to support families of children ages 3-10 who have difficulties regulating their emotions and behavior using evidence-based interventions, including the Incredible Years Program. Interventions are provided in group or individual formats.

Our team has been struck by the benefits of telehealth services. We have seen a dramatic increase in accessibility for families who otherwise would not seek support. Give the positive parent feedback about telehealth and positive clinical data outcomes, we will be continuing our telehealth Incredible Years Program. In addition, our team offers in-person services through our Incredible Years Summer Camp Program

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Early Intervention & Prevention Group: Evidence Based Tools for Emotion Regulation

All parents deserve access to evidence based support and a judgement free parenting community. There’s not need to wait until challenges arise- you can get ahead of the game and fill your toolbox NOW. It is a huge disservice that our mental health system depends on diagnostic codes and waiting for crisis points for families to get the resources they need. Our goal is to create resilient families and confident parents by reaching families earlier in the game.

If you are a parent of a child aged 2-5 seeking tools to give you peace of mind this group was designed for you. This program includes all of the skills taught in the full IY program (hyperlinked to IY page) in weekly live-coaching sessions along with independent e-course learning and homework assignments between sessions.

This small group (4-5 families), condensed 8-week prevention program  is available for families whose children are not demonstrating significant aggression or safety concerns. If your child is defiant with adults across settings (e.g., school and home), hurting others, destroying property, or struggling to get through daily routines due to behaviors, please enroll in individual intervention services (see Service Option #2)

“Can’t say but good things. Best program I’ve ever been in. Very well thought out and organized with the combination of at home videos and live sessions. Live sessions gave us the chance for clarifications and more knowledge about one’s experiences.”

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Kids with fast brains and big feelings have a special place in Dr. Alvarez and Dr. Davis’ hearts, personally and professionally. We understand that the same children that explode in anger one moment may melt your heart with genuine kindness and creativity the next.

If you are a family who feels overwhelmed by all the parenting strategies you have tried, has had multiple evaluations or therapists of feels your quality of life for your family is at risk–we are here to support you. We will wrap around your family, addressing stressors arising at home, school, and the community.

Our team prides itself in taking an exceptionally systems-focused approach to intervention. We gather input from caregivers and teachers, provide weekly consultation to families, and take the time to deeply connect with and understand the family’s unique system so that we may appropriately individualize recommendations. We may also conduct  school observations and consultations as needed. In addition, our thorough intake and wrap-up sessions allow us to collect  pre and post intervention data to ensure that your family is getting the results you need.

One of the best things about this program was the full family support. As a result of IY, we are not only better parents by a long shot, but we are more of a team.

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In-Person Summer Camp Intensive

Summertime is an amazing opportunity for families to finally access supports that might otherwise be difficult to fit in during the busy school year. It also allows children to utilize their summer break to build the toolbox of skills they need for a more successful upcoming school year.

The Incredible Years is an evidence-based social-emotional program with decades of research showing its effectiveness. Parents build community support and work with the therapists to create concrete relationship-building and behavioral management systems. Children to learn coping, problem solving and peer relationship skills with in-the-moment coaching from therapists in a fun, dynamic setting designed to mimic an early school age classroom.

This is not just a summer camp for children with challenging behaviors. This is a structured therapeutic intervention program for parents who want a concentrated dose of support.

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Please note: if you are scheduling a parenting consultation or services for your child, please enter your child’s name as the client when creating your profile.

emotion regulation guide

Improve Your Child’s Emotion Regulation Skills

A free, 15-page guide filled with practical strategies.