Treatment Methods

Adolescent Growth offers a holistic approach to treatment that takes into account mind, body and soul. The following are some of the tried and true treatment methods we use to help teens learn to regulate their emotions, tolerate distress and learn healthy coping skills to come home happy and whole.

Sieu Ma talks about treatment planning at Adolescent Growth.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that is used as a first line treatment for a variety of emotional and behavioral problems.  It is an evidence-based therapy that has been proven effective in treating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse and many other mental disorders and behavioral problems. Read more.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment that was originally developed to help high risk patients who did not respond to traditional psychotherapeutic interventions. DBT is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that uses a skills-based approach to teach clients how to manage emotions, tolerate distress and improve interpersonal relationships.   Today it is used to treat individuals suffering from a variety of emotional and behavioral problems including self harm, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, co-occurring disorders, emotional trauma, eating disorders and more. Read more.