IIFT  is a highly effective model of family treatment for more serious childhood mental health issues such as  oppositional defiant disorder, depression, anxiety, self-harm, substance use, and so on in which weekly outpatient therapy alone hasn't been effective.

Science-Based Treatment


IIFT is soundly grounded in science-based treatment approaches and clinical interventions .  For a deep-dive into IIFT, its underlying theory, treatment interventions, and a case study, please see our article published in the peer reviewed American Journal of Family Therapy


Virtual Technology

Home-Based Services

With more parents struggling  to find  treatment for their son or daughter's mental health struggles, Intensive In-Home Family Treatment (IIFT) has become a powerful treatment model. Research has shown that one of the most effective ways to treat childhood mental illness is through effective family therapy. IIFT provides a specialized team of clinicians that resolve the most challenging emotional and behavioral needs of children and teens through an innovative approach using 24/7 real-time  coaching.

KCRA3's Project Community featured a story on California's innovative community-based groups addressing mental health issues. Intensive In-Home Family Treatment (IIFT) was highlighted as a break through treatment option. Watch this video to learn more about one family's perspective and how it has helped them succerssfully treat their son's  depression and highly oppositional behavior. 

A research-driven, family-based model of mental health treatment for children and adolescents who suffer from serious depression, anxiety, self-harm, and highly oppositional behavior.

If families so choose, optional virtual technology allows for real-time coaching, thereby making IIFT available to families anywhere in the U.S. Our clinicians provide coaching and support 24/7 to help guide families to peacefully resolve conflicts as they occur.

A Highly Effective, Family -Based Treatment  Approach