The Center assumes the emotional, psychological, and social needs of people with disabilities to be identical to those of others.
Our growing experience with people with special needs and our firm belief in their true capabilities have produced a therapeutic approach that is professional, diverse, and accessible to this population. We believe in our clients' right to reach their emotional potential as we cultivate a therapeutic relationship that is suitable, respectful, and empowering.
Among the Issues Treated:
- Birth of a child with a disability and other relevant issues
- Balancing the child's needs with those of the rest of the family
- Treatment surrounding life's transitions: from kindergarten to school, entering the workforce, moving from the family home to an independent apartment/preparation for independent living etc.
- Planning for future development
- Decision-making for suitable housing (in the community/at home)
- Aging with a disability
Forms of Intervention
- Assessment Services for assessing the situation and needs of the client and his or her family
- Individual Therapy Sessions: Individual therapy is attentive and non-judgmental, seeking to comprehend the client's experiences, needs, and interests, while setting healthy boundaries.
- Counseling for Couples with special needs who require advice, guidance, or therapy regarding their relationship.
- Counseling for Parents of a special-needs child who deal with issues of child rearing, and repercussions on the family unit and the parents' relationship.
- Guidance for Professional Staff: Professional guidance for staff at schools, independent living frameworks, and employment programs.