BESDC serves Washington DC and the entire greater Montgomery County community from its headquarters located just west of downtown Silver Spring near the corner of Spring St. and 2nd Ave.
Our integrated behavioral health services team provides a wide array of therapies for children, youth and families in our clinic, in schools and throughout the community.
Our effective treatment services include:
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) applies learning theory to impact a person’s behavior in a social context.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a multifaceted disorder with a spectrum of various conditions.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
A BCBA evaluates and treats behavioral exceptionalities and are trained to deal with complex behavioral problems.
A child psychologist uses sensitivity to explore underlying issues that may contribute to a child’s unusual emotional behavior.
Family therapy is appropriate for parents, children and siblings who need to overcome difficult issues such as infidelity, abuse or addiction
In group therapy, a client discusses their problems with unrelated individuals who will also share their experiences.
Cognitive and emotional impairments can develop from a wide range of factors, including head injuries, illness, trauma, and congenital conditions. Problems can be temporary or permanent. Psychological testing can help to determine the scope and depth of any deficits that are identified.
When a child is diagnosed with a special needs condition or is exhibiting difficult behaviors, parents can learn how to care and manage the child’s behavior with a clinician in their home or at our clinic.
Speech Evaluation and Therapy
Hearing, speech, and language screenings are the brief, initial testings done with children to determine if further evaluation is needed. Speech and language therapy is then administered by our speech pathologist.
Many teachers claim that their educational program did not prepare them for the behavioral issues they face on the job. Our team of experts can train teachers to become better behavioral managers.
Contact us to learn how we can help your family cope with a loved one’s psychological struggle.