Evidence-Based Practice Interventions

On this page you will find a select number of evidence-based practices. Expand each section to learn about specific treatment programs. Treatments are grouped by the diagnoses they are most often used to treat, but many can be used for multiple diagnoses. 

For Information on the DSM-5 and diagnostic criteria please visit the American Psychiatric Association.

Behavior Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Anxiety

Borderline Personality Disorder

Conduct Disorder and other Behavioral challenges

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Depression

Eating Disorders

Grief and Loss

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Tourette Syndrome

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma/PTSD

Exposure Therapy

Family Therapy

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) – also used for conduct disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, depression, suicidality, and oppositional defiant disorder.

Anxiety

Bipolar – Many of these are also used to treat conduct disorder.

Conduct Disorder

Eating Disorders

Grief and Loss

Native American Specific Family Therapy

  • Family Spirit – for use with mothers with children 0-3 years old.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Substance Use Disorders

Suicidality

Group Interventions

Anxiety

Depression

Substance Use Disorders

Holistic Approaches

MBSR and other mindful and relaxation practices are used to treat:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Parent Training

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Conduct Disorder (CD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Substance Use Disorders

Play Therapy

Psychotherapy

Psychoeducation

Psychosocial

Elimination Disorders

  • A 2017 study on elimination disorders was recently published reviewing the effectiveness of psychosocial and behavioral treatment for these disorders.

Learning Disabilities

Psychotherapy

School-Based Interventions

Social-Emotional Therapy

Behavioral Disorders: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder (CD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) etc.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Residential Specific Treatments

Behavioral Disorders: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder (CD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) etc.

Depression