Capgras' Syndrome
A mental disorder that drives and individual to believe that someone around them has been replaced by an impostor.
Chemical Dependency Counselors
Therapists that are specifically trained to help individuals deal with substance abuse. This is often one of the first treatment options an addict seeking assistance will turn to.
Child Behavior Modification
A program meant to bring about lasting changes to the choices and actions of a child. These often rely upon therapy to bring about this change.
Child Defiance
When a child is unwilling to take direction from parents or other authority figures.
Christian Boarding Schools
Therapeutic treatment centers that allow teens and children to continue their education while getting help in a religious environment.
Christian Summer Programs
Therapeutic programs for children and teens which take place over the summer and incorporate religious values.
Chronic Illness
A condition that continually effects and individual over a long period of time. It can be either constant or recurring.
A debilitating fear of small or enclosed spaces.
Clinical Diagnosis
The opinion of a medical professional as to the reasons behind the difficulties or disorders a person is dealing with. This is essential to finding the correct treatment method for any condition.
A person who works with patients to provide both diagnosis and treatment. The clinician will often be the primary way a person receives treatment for their problem.
A drug that is a powerful stimulant and has highly addictive properties. Because Cocaine is so addictive, users will often experience significant difficult in ceasing use. In addition, it has been demonstrated that long-term use can cause significant health issues.
Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy. The name refers to Behavior therapy, Cognitive therapy, and therapy based upon a combination of basic behavioral and cognitive principles. It was originally designed to treat depression, but is now used for a number of mental disorders.

Cognitive therapy

Expounded by American psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck in the 1960s, Cognitive therapy (CT) is a type of psychotherapy and therapeutic approaches within the larger group of cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT). Cognitive therapy is based on the cognitive model, which states that thoughts, feelings and behavior are all connected; and that individuals can move toward overcoming difficulties and meeting their goals by identifying and changing unhelpful or inaccurate thinking, problematic behavior, and distressing emotional responses.

When a person is suffering from multiple conditions at the same time. This can make diagnosis and treatment much more complicated.
An extremely strong urge to engage in a behavior. Often, a person may consciously wish not to take an action but will be unable to resist their compulsion to do so.
Compulsive Lying
When a person is constantly driven to deceive those around them, regardless of any personal gain that may result from this deception. This have a severe impact on personal relationships.
Compulsive Thoughts
Frequent and often disturbing thoughts that person is unable to deal with. This is a common symptom of OCD.
The method by which an individual deals with traumatic events that occur in their life. Effective coping is essential to maintaining a healthy mental state as trauma is inevitable for every individual.
Couples Therapy
A treatment program that focuses on identifying the issues that are causing difficulties in a relationship. This is frequently used by spouses seeking to avoid divorce by addressing their problems in a therapeutic context.
A modified version of cocaine that is thought to be more addictive than other forms. Due to it's addictive nature, crack is considered one of the most dangerous drugs available.
An alternate term for Methamphetamine.
A bully whose primary means of harassment and intimidation are online. This form of bullying has become increasingly prevalent with the rise in Internet use among teens.