Tourette Syndrome

Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary tics and vocalizations. It sometimes also includes the compulsive utterance of obscenities. Someone with Tourette syndrome might repeatedly blink their eyes or blurt out unusual sounds. To be diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, an individual must experience at least one vocal tic and multiple motor tics. Men are more likely than women to experience Tourette syndrome, which typically first emerges in childhood. The cause is unknown. Behavioral or psychotherapy can be a very effective part of a holistic treatment plan for Tourette syndrome. If you (or a child in your care) are experiencing Tourette syndrome, reach out to one of TherapyDen’s experts today.

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I am trained in CBIT —Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics to work with you or your child to help manage tics.

— Lisa Schneider, Clinical Social Worker in Goshen, NY

CBIT Therapy specializes in the treatment of Tourette’s and other tic disorders.

— Susan Eppling, Occupational Therapist in , MA

By plugging the brain into the body without twisting cracking or popping we allow for a physical obstruction to be removed between the brain and body which for the right candidates allow for proper fluid dynamics, proper electrical connection, along with proper neurochemical creation and dispersion.

— max pohl, Physician in Colorado Springs, CO

I am trained in C-BIT and enjoy helping people of all ages with tic disorders and Tourette Syndrome. I am also well versed in the triad of OCD, TS and ADHD in both treating it from a clinical perspective and helping parents navigate school accommodations and resources.

— Dr. Alicia Goodman, Clinical Psychologist in Phoenix, AZ

I completed a year of post-doctoral training at the USF Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry in 2021-2022 learning about and using Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBiT) and Habit Reversal Training (HRT) skills for Tourette's Syndrome, tics, and other body-focused repetitive behaviors. I trained with the leading experts in TS treatment and treatment-outcome research.

— Lacie Lazaroe, Clinical Psychologist in Wesley Chapel, FL