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.
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.
Lynn DeLaurentis, MA, BCB
813 East Gate Drive, Suite B, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
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.
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
Suzi Sena, EdS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
147 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 307, Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
“The days are long but the years are short” is my favorite quote when describing the life of a parent. Being a parent can be rewarding, but usually comes with it challenges. As a mental health counselor in a school environment for 6 years, I helped pre-teens and young adults navigate bullying, anxiety, depression, academic techniques, career development and college preparation, and relationship issues (family and peers). I work with individuals 11 and older using talk therapy while integrating structured activities. As you spend much more time with your child then the 60 minutes I do in session, a primary focus is strengthening the child and parent relationship and involving parents in the counseling process.
Michael Barmak, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
347 Lincoln Avenue East, Cranford, New Jersey 07016
I help with children as young as nine years old learn how to feel their feelings and take personal responsibility for them rather than make others responsible for how they feel. And then how to manage, communicate and release their feelings appropriately. I also help children build higher self worth, be more compassionate with themselves and learn how to make better choices.
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.
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.
Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Brittany Ryan-Berzins Ph.D. Birch Tree Psychology
498 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
Do you have young children that are stressed, depressed, or have anxiety? Dr. Peter Berzins is an expert in working with children and adolescents and has done so for the past fifteen years. Dr. Peter Berzins is a licensed child psychologist who helps children learn the coping skills they need (yet unfortunetly lack) so they can succed in life. Therapy can make your child happier, more social, and less stressed!