Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a disorder that is often tied with other disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, or anxiety. Engaging in excessive arguing, blaming others, and questioning rules and others are common. Tantrums, spiteful words, mean-spirited teasing, grudges, and revenge seeking types of aberrant behavior interferes with daily life and sometimes puts the individual or child in harmful situations or trouble with parents or teachers.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Treatment

The Shape provides comprehensive evaluations to identify other disorders that may be present and treat the individual with ODD using Applied Behavior Analysis. Parent management training programs and psychotherapy sessions can also improve communication and build mutual understanding.

Negativity is decreased through our cognitive problem-solving skills training individuals with ODD improve their frustration tolerance with peers through Social Skills Training.


"My son has PDD/Seizure Disorder/ Sensory Feeding Disorder. My son started therapy with The Shape in 2009, when he was 2. He has come a long way since we started this journey with him. He was unable to communicate his needs/wants due to his language/speech delay. We then started with sign language while starting in home therapy to prepare for entrance into the clinic.  Click Here To Read More