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Find Your Tribe

I recently attended a couple short overview education events on a treatment form called “Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy,” which I will have to discus more fully in a future post. A foundational element of this treatment, though, has been on my mind lately. That foundational element is the fact, … Read More

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5 Tips to Help Your Child with ODD

If your child has been diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), chances are that you, the parent, are exhausted. Constant arguing, defiance, disrespect, and the lack of accepting responsibility have pushed you to your wit’s end. You may even be wondering if this is a sign of much worse things … Read More

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What is ODD?

ODD stands for Oppositional Defiant Disorder. ODD is most often diagnosed in children or teens, and is considered part of “Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders.” Individuals with ODD often have difficulty managing and regulating their emotions and behavior. Specific Criteria Time Requirement and Symptoms For a diagnosis of ODD to … Read More