Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Adults

Posted On February 22, 2021 in

While ABA is commonly thought of as a treatment for children and teens, it can greatly benefit the adult population as well. One of the reasons ABA is effective is because it is highly individualized treatment; this applies to services for adults as well!  Emerge provides behavioral services to adults through Medicaid Waivers, insurance, and private funding. Utilizing these funding sources, ABA clinicians work with the adult client, their caregiver(s), and any additional members of the treatment team in a comprehensive and client-focused approach to treatment. Through… Read More

Fostering Friendship | Prepare for the school year with our social skills group!

Posted On June 13, 2018 in

Please join us for our Fostering Friendship Social Skills Group Prepare for the School Year with our Social Skills Group! Who: Kids with Autism (ASD) ages 9-11, entering a regulare education classroom over 50% of the time When: Mondays 6:00-7:00p, July 9th-Aug.13th (6 sessions) Where: The Emerge Office: 400 S. Colorado Blvd. #400 80246 Cost:… Read More

5 Unexpected Ways Everyone Can Benefit from Therapy

Posted On May 11, 2018 in

In 2004, a Harris poll was conducted on the topic of therapy and mental health treatment among adults. The poll discovered that over 29 million Americans had sought treatment for mental health related issues within the past two years through the from of psychotherapy. Despite the findings of this poll and the significant evidence that… Read More

How to Beat the Winter Blues: Tips for Coping with Depression

Changes in mood or appetite are commonly experienced by many people during the winter due to the lack of sunlight and cold temperatures. However, for some, feelings of sadness or depression can be more severe than for others, especially if there is already of a past history of mental health issues. These people may find… Read More

Functional Behavior Assessment and Functional Analysis

Posted On October 30, 2015 in

A Functional Behavior Assessment, or more commonly referred to as an FBA, is an assessment used to obtain information about the potential purposes (functions) behaviors serve for an individual. FBA methods can be classified into 3 parts: (1) indirect assessment, (2) descriptive assessment, (3) functional (experimental) analysis. You have probably heard the term FBA during… Read More