What Is Involved in CBIT?
For CBIT to be successful, the child or adult needs to:
- Work with a therapist
- Do homework
- Attend therapy training sessions
How Does CBIT Work?
CBIT is based on these simple actions, which teach people to tic less:
Who Can Teach CBIT?
Any person who has had CBIT training can perform this treatment, such as a doctor, nurse, social worker, or psychologist/counselor. The number of visits can be different for each person.
Where Can I Get This Treatment?
The Cincinnati Children's Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder Clinic
offers CBIT. The doctor or nurse seeing your child will help decide if this treatment is right for your child. It may also be available in your area by other providers.
To Get More Information about CBIT Therapy at Cincinnati Children’s
- If you have never been seen at Cincinnati Children’s for tics, call 513-636-4222, option No. 1 and ask for a new patient appointment in the Movement Disorder Clinic. You will need to be seen in clinic first for an exam so that we can decide if CBIT would be helpful.
- If you are a current patient at Cincinnati Children’s and have been seen in the Movement Disorder Clinic for tics, call 513-636-4222 and ask for the movement disorder nurse or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The nurse will help you get a CBIT appointment scheduled.
Additional Resources for CBIT