Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, Counselor
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034
Does your child struggle with challenges in terms of communication, emotion or behaviors? Are you feeling frustrated with these issues and feel coaching may improve your relationship with your child? I utilize music , art and play therapy to help your child explore feelings and develop new coping skills. I believe in a collaborative approach, where I assist the entire family in building upon strengths.
Joanna Buset, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Specializing in Children & Adolescents
777 Passaic Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07012
I love working with young children because I truly believe in the importance of early intervention. The earlier we address concerns, the more fully our children can blossom. I integrate a wide variety of techniques so that I can help children on numerous different levels. I believe in a comprehensive approach, and will teach you- the parent- how to better interact with your child as well. As a mother myself, I know how much each of us wants to "get it right"... but sometimes it can be hard to know what "right" is. I can help you match your parenting technique to your child's style, so that you can reduce household conflict and encourage positive coping skills and healthy self-confidence.
Lynn DeLaurentis, MA, BCB
66 N Main Street, Medford, New Jersey 08055
Young children need a calming and friendly environment to feel safe and build a relationship that will help them heal. Developmentally appropriate games, toys, and interactive programs allow children the comfort they need to process life and restore emotional balance that was upset from divorce, separation, anxiety, depression as well as improve sleep, focus, and concentration.
Ari Fox, LCSW-R
Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist
168 West 86th St- Suite 1D, New York City, New York 10024
Is your child or teen suffering at home or school? Does he or she have low self-esteem, anxiety or depression? Poor social skills? Has there been a life change that is causing your child stress, such as a medical illness, a loss or a separation? Does s/he need help coping with ADHD or a learning disorder? Does s/he seem to worry constantly? Ari Fox has over 12 years experience helping children, adolescents and parents feel happier and more confident. He tailors his approach to each individual he sees and believes that it is important to help each child identify strengths. Please visit www.copewithschool.com for more info. Contact Ari today for a free 10 minute phone consultation.
Garrett Coan, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
291 River Road, Clifton, New Jersey 07014
Oftentimes the reaction of parents to their difficult children is to either retreat and become overly permissive or, alternatively, to become controlling and dictatorial. Neither approach is helpful, but rather exacerbate the situation. I help families of young children with emotional and behavioral problems learn the needed parenting skills that create the needed structure and flexibility which troubled children need to feel a sense of stability and security. I specialize in family systems therapy which involves understanding and modifying the family's inner dynamics and communication.
Marion Rollings, PhD
236 West High Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805
Children, particularly young children, often do not have the ability to express how they feel in words and as a result, express their feelings through behavior-often inappropriate or undesirable behavior such as hitting, defiance, school refusal, and more. Power struggles over homework, getting up on time for school, complying with parental requests are also common problems of children today. Anxious children frequently complain of stomach aches, dizzy spells, and headaches. Working closely with the child and the child's parents, I implement child behavioral techniques and provide the parents' with tools to successfully manage their child's behavior as well as resolve any emotional distress
Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LPC
Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor
10 Stoneybrook Rd., Montville, New Jersey 07045
Your child or children may be suffering for reasons that are unclear. Are your children constantly angry and oppositional? Are they often hyper? Are your children doing poorly in school? As parents, do you fear you won't be able to help your child with his or her "anger management." Using empathy and sensitivity, our professionals work individually with both children, adolescents and with parents with the goal to ending the problem behavior or lowering a child's anxieties.
Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
691 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Children are our future and we want to make sure we can do everything to help them to be happy, healthy, well-adjusted individuals. At Mars and Venus Counseling Center, we see children and their parents as young as one year old. Our services include: effective parenting techniques for your child’s unique personality, anger management, behavior modification, divorce support, anxiety, depression, overcoming fears, social development, and issues at school. Depending on the age of the child, we often incorporate play therapy to communicate with children in their own language. We use puppets, dolls, clay, drawing, as well as a variety of therapy games to help children identify what is upsetting
Corinne Pecile, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
180 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, New Jersey 07675
When a child needs help its not just the child entering into therapy, its the parents as well. As I work with children I make the parents essential components of the treatment team. If the work is not being followed through at home then change is not going to be possible. Let's face it our kids are smarter than we are in some ways and absorb so much. By helping the parents learn new skills that are specific to their children and help them at home, change is not only possible its inevitable.
Jay Levin, Ph.D, LCSW
495 Ironbridge Road Suite 8, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Dr Levin is the immediate past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Association for Play Therapy. He has taught numerous therapists his techniques in this specialty. Dr Levin states that "play is the child's talk, toys are the words". He brings a playful approach to children which helps them share their feelings. He is extremely proud of the numerous community referrals he receives from the medical field, the clergy, and previous clients.