The LodeStone Center provides a variety of types of therapy for treating Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and other behavioral disorders. It is our goal of find a therapist that will best fit your needs and provide you with the best care possible. If you would like more information, or would like to request a first visit with a therapist, you can either fill out the contact form on this page and we will get in touch with you or you can also call us directly at 847-802-4058.
What is ODD?
Many children and teens have difficulty with maintaining good behavior and relationships with their parents. For some children, however, their problems with authority, behavior, anger, and attitude go beyond “normal” adolescent angst and begin to interfere with their ability to function well in school and at home. Some may even land in trouble with the legal system. When behavior and defiance spiral out of control, the difficulty may be due to a condition called Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or “ODD”.
Symptoms of the Disorder:
These symptoms cause significant problems in school, home, or work life. These symptoms are not due to another disorder. A pattern of behavior lasting at least 6 months that includes 4 of the following: