Who We Are
Metropolitan Pediatrics, LLC, is a privately owned group practice with 29 providers serving the greater Portland metro area. We have four clinics conveniently located in Happy Valley, Gresham, Northwest Portland, and Beaverton.
What is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy? Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) is a family-centered treatment approach proven effective for children, ages 2 to 7, and their caregivers. During PCIT, I coach parents while they interact with their children, teaching caregivers str... Read more
How can Parent-Child Interaction Therapy help prevent child abuse? Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) reduces risk of child abuse by encouraging positive interaction between parent and child and training parents how to implement consistent and nonviolent discipline techniques when children do act out... Read more
How does Parent-Child Interaction Therapy work? Sitting behind a one-way mirror, I coach the parent via an "ear bug" audio device, guiding them through strategies that reinforce their child's positive behavior. Because I am able to observe parent-child interactions, I can tailor treatme... Read more