Child Therapy

Sometimes kids, like adults, can benefit from counseling.  Counseling can help kids develop problem-solving skills and also teach them the value of seeking help. Child mental health specialists can help kids cope with stress and a variety of emotional and behavioral issues.

More than ever before, our kids need help dealing with things like bullying, academics, peer pressure, or even navigating family issues, particularly if there’s a major transition, such as a divorce, the birth of a sibling, or chronic illness, for example.  Learning emotions identification and coping skills can help little ones work through those feelings and transitions.

I have specialized in child trauma for several years now, including abuse and neglect, and my modality employs a combination of evidence-based treatments such as TF-CBT or child centered play therapy, along with art, sand tray, and games that help your child feel at ease while providing a therapeutically successful environment.  I’ve also facilitated several therapeutic parenting groups, and I can offer insight into your child’s behaviors and give you tools for navigating those muddy waters.  You can even learn to strengthen your relationship with your child!

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