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Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) may be helpful when:


  • Children have been through scary or painful events such as loss of a loved person, separation, serious medical procedures, abuse, or violence at home or in the community

  • Children show difficult behaviors

  • Children have a change in placement or caregivers

  • Family members have physical health or mental health difficulties

  • Caregivers would like help with parenting and improving parent-child relationships

  • Target population: Birth through age 5

    Who would benefit from services:


    CPP studies involving diverse families show improvements in children’s:

  • Mood

  • Problem behaviors

  • Learning

  • Trauma symptoms

  • Biological stress response Improvements in Parents’

  • Mood

  • Parenting stress

  • Trauma symptoms

  • Partner relationship Improvements in Parent-Child Relationship

  • Qualifying criteria and payment/insurance: Child must have Medi-Cal, all services are billed through Medi-Cal

    How services are provided: At the agency

    Who provides the services: Licensed therapists and associate therapists registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences

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