Setting goals and sticking to them!

Happy New Year!

The new year is a time for people to set new year's resolutions, but did you know that only 8% of people are successful in achieving their new year's resolutions, yet year after year, 45% of us continue making them? [Source: University of Scranton]. So how do you get out of this cycle? How do make sure you keep your resolutions?

Now accepting new payment methods!

We've got some great news! Behavior Basics is now an in-network Autism services provider for Cigna Behavioral Health and Tricare in Virginia and will soon be able to accept Aetna and UBH/Optum as well. If you are insured by one of these companies and are looking for ABA services contact us today at! We provide in-home and in-community services and currently don't have a waiting list for the Alexandria/Arlington, VA area!

Removing the stigma of mental illness

With the passing of Robin Williams, the important topics of mental illness and addictions have been propelled to the forefront in social media, newspapers and other media sources. As someone working in the field of mental health, I feel the need to share some of my thoughts on the issue.