Families 1st 

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

The early years of a child’s life are critical in ensuring his or her social, cognitive and emotional well-being. Children who have been maltreated or are at risk for maltreatment frequently suffer from trauma, toxic stress and/or chronic neglect, all of which can greatly impact proper development.

Evidence-based early childhood services can halt or mitigate the negative effects of maltreatment. Mental health services, such as Child-Parent Psychotherapy, can address socio-emotional concerns by rebuilding the relationship between the child and the caregiver with a focus on how emotions and past trauma impact the parent-child relationship.

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