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What is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy?

What is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy?

August 2, 2021 mtcus

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a therapy developed by Albert Ellis (AE) and is based on the belief that cognition (thinking), emotive (emotions/feelings) and behavior (acts) are homogenous and holistic (Ellis & MacLaren, 2011). In addition, within the process wherewith we “think-feel-act,” we find ourselves as being functional or dysfunctional, rational (self-helping) or irrational […]

The Pediatric Foot

The Pediatric Foot

July 1, 2021 mtcus

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, and accelerated child growth! Phew! That’s a lot of shoes to go through for our littles. Our feet help us, literally, from the bottom up. The human foot and ankle affect all other joints in the human body and should be screened, even if your child is not coming in […]

What is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

What is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

June 1, 2021 mtcus

First off, we are ALL sensory beings. Our bodies are hard-wired with receptors to detect sensory input from our environment, as well as from within our bodies. This sensory input travels through our nervous system to our brain where it is processed and interpreted. How you respond to this input really depends upon how your […]

May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May 1, 2021 mtcus

Speech Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Teacher…call us what you will, but we all hold the same degree and work on more than just speech sounds. You heard right, way more than just speech sounds. Here is a snapshot of what our Speech Therapists at Mobile Therapy Centers can help with: Articulation: Production of specific […]

Celebrating Differences

Celebrating Differences

April 1, 2021 mtcus

Mobile Therapy Centers (MTC) joins the world this month in celebrating diversity in autism. Currently, about 1 in 54 children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Maenner, Shaw, Baio, et al, 2020) [1]. At MTC, we identify that although there is a specific diagnostic criterion for ASD, no two individuals with autism are […]

Is Your Child Ready For Potty Training?

Is Your Child Ready For Potty Training?

March 1, 2021 mtcus

Potty training can be an exciting but difficult developmental milestone for both a parent and a child. It is a time when a child’s growing need for independence can conflict sharply with the pressures of parental and social expectations. This can easily lead to power struggles and stress if not approached appropriately. Learning to identify […]

ASHA Identify the Signs

ASHA Identify the Signs

February 1, 2021 mtcus

ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) joined forces with Bright by Text to help educate parents about their child’s communication skills. The ASHA “Identify the Signs” campaign is using the Bright by Text technology which has approximately 100,000 subscribers. Bright by Text is a free educational text messaging service for parents, and provides information about typical communication […]

Ways To Support Your E-Learner

Ways To Support Your E-Learner

January 4, 2021 mtcus

As we approach the halfway point of the 2020-2021 school year, many of us find that our children are still receiving their education virtually. While some may be adapting to their new normal, others may be continuing to struggle to a learning environment that is less than ideal for their own learning style. These struggling […]

Can We Talk About Teletherapy?

Can We Talk About Teletherapy?

December 1, 2020 mtcus

Our kids are home attending school remotely because of Covid. One of your kids is pretty independent, but the other one needs support. I’m not just talking a little help from Mom or Dad, I’m talking Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy. They used to get these services during the school day and now what, they […]