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Elite DNA Behavioral Health Services

Positive Change Through Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a therapy that helps us understand how behavior works and how learning takes place. We use evidence-based techniques to help improve social communication and to teach skills that improve daily life.


Available at These Elite DNA Behavioral Health Locations

Fort Myers Plantation Therapy & Psychiatry Clinic

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Naples Therapy & Psychiatry Clinic

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What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

Available for children ages 3-12

Applied Behavior Analysis is a form of treatment based on the science of learning and behavior.

Applied Behavior Analysis can increase communication skills, improve attention, focus, social skills, memory and academics, and decrease problem behaviors.

At Elite DNA, we use proven evidence-based techniques and a tailored approach to care that allows us to provide unique support for each individual. Through these techniques we work to reinforce positive behaviors and create a significant improvement in human behavior.

Applied Behavior Analysis can help improve communication, attention, focus, and social skills in children when used as an early intervention technique.

How does Applied Behavior Analysis work?

Initially, we will perform an evaluation so we can assess what your child is experiencing and determine the optimal treatment plan. Every client is different and requires a unique approach, so this is an important step in the process. Our therapists will recommend how often your child will return for treatment.

Techniques that may be implemented include:

  • positive reinforcement
  • modeling where we demonstrate desired behaviors
  • picture exchange where we use pictures to help individuals identify feelings and behaviors.
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Can Applied Behavior Analysis help me?

Applied Behavioral Analysis can be helpful to families in many ways.

Signs your child may benefit from Applied Behavior Analysis therapy include:

  • being unable to perform self-care tasks
  • experiencing challenges in classroom or work settings
  • having difficulty with transitioning from one setting to another or changes in routine
  • inability to identify or communicate emotions

Your experienced, certified analyst, along with our team of technicians, will work with the parent(s) to design a treatment plan that uses various methods of therapy. Your plan may include activities that can help improve social skills in kids and adolescents. This can involve interactive play with others, taking turns, increasing eye contact when communicating, respecting personal space, and reinforcing basic social skills.

What can I expect from Applied Behavior Analysis?

Your first appointment will be an evaluation, and we’ll develop a treatment plan from there. Our treatment is adaptive. The goal of mental health treatment is to meet the unique needs of each person. Treatment plans will be modified as needed to ensure that they continue to meet the individual’s needs.

Applied Behavior Analysis teaches people how to cope with and communicate about challenges in their everyday lives. This includes teaching social skills that can help them manage their behavior.

Conditions We Treat

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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We are experts in helping children and families using Applied Behavior Analysis. Let us help you create a tailored plan to care for your child.

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