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 is 20 and has been with The Shape of Behavior for 3 years. In the beginning he had very severe and challenging behaviors. Through a lot of hard work on the part of The Shape staff he has come to the point where we can now think of his future. We have real hope for him. Dr. Randall and the staff have helped us see how he is an intriguing young man with a whole spectrum of potential. Click Here To Read More