HABIT REVERSAL

  /hab.it/ /re.vers.al/ n.noun Habit reversal training is a “multicomponent behavioral treatment package originally developed to address a wide variety of repetitive behavior disorders. Habit reversal is used to treat individual’s suffering from Tourette’s syndrome, as well as individuals who struggle with impulse control behaviors such as, hair pulling, or pathological skin picking. While this…

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HABITS

  n.noun A habit is a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up. Habits can be positive or negative. Good habits such as, brushing your teeth or mowing your lawn, are beneficial and improve one’s overall well-being. Contrariwise, bad habits such as, smoking or binge drinking, negatively effect…

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HEALTHY BEHAVIOR

  /health.y/ /be.hav.ior/ n.noun Healthy behavior is any type of behavior that benefits an individual’s life. A person, who displays healthy behavior, is proactive, productive, optimistic, and consistently makes decisions that will further his/her success. Those who demonstrate healthy behaviors do not make rash decisions and critically think when making any major choices. Healthy behaviors…

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HIGHLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS

  highly trained professionals are specialized and well-trained professional staff that use their training and schooling to accomplish the work that only they are trained and qualified to accomplish. When pertaining to the therapeutic restoration of struggling teens, highly trained professionals, usually certified therapeutic professionals, are able to give therapeutic guidance to teens who desperately…

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HOLISTIC APPROACH

  /hol.is.tic/ /ap.proach/ n.noun A holistic approach is one that relates to or concerned with completely treating the entirety of an issue, rather than with individual parts of that issue. In regards to psychotherapy, a holistic approach is based on Psychosynthesis, a technique that thoroughly addresses physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional aspects of a person…

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HOME VISITS

  /home/ /vis.it.s/ n.noun Home visits are an integral part of any behavioral treatment program. Home visits, widely used by struggling teen treatment facilities, allow a teen who is currently enrolled in an inpatient treatment program, to temporarily leave to visit family. The visiting teen is sent back home to visit with their parents, who…

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HYPERACTIVITY

A disorder that typically effects children and is characterized by excessive energy and restlessness. The Elevations TeamWant to learn more about how Elevations can guide your teen with specialized, compassionate care? Contact us today!

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