Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Children around a table making craftsThrough individual sessions with the child and parent, along with joint parent-child sessions, this therapy helps address the biopsychosocial needs of children with post-traumatic stress disorder or other problems related to traumatic life experiences. The therapy lasts for 12-20 sessions.

Age Range: 5-17

Children may be eligible if:
  • They have a history and symptoms of trauma exposure.

Children may not be eligible if:
  • The presenting problem is not trauma related.
  • They are actively suicidal or abusing substances.
  • Their living situation is unsafe or unstable.
  • They still reside with the perpetrator of the abuse or trauma.
This service is specifically for children and families that are actively involved with Cuyahoga County’s Division of Children and Family Services. If you think you may need these services for your family, please let your caseworker or child protection specialist know.


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