Those seeking speech therapy for stuttering have a variety of treatment options from which to choose. One common model is to attend individual (one-on-one) therapy with a clinician. Sessions typically are scheduled for one hour weekly over a period of time that might range from several weeks to several years depending on the individual’s needs. Some people who stutter attend self-help/support group meetings instead of, or in combination with, their individual therapy. Intensive stuttering therapy provides another option for those wishing to make dramatic change.

Intensive treatment for stuttering describes a therapy model that involves very concentrated treatment delivered over a relatively short span of time. There are several publicized intensive therapy programs for people who stutter including programs for children, some of which are part ...

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