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Cody Ely, MA, LPC Intern, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern, National Certified Counselor
Location: 1701 Gateway Blvd., Suite 385, Richardson
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Children can often frustrate us more than any other age group. Well, maybe not teenagers! But, have you forgotten that you were once a child too? Yes, we have all been through that period of life where we are curious about the world, curious about ourselves, have an incredible imagination, and playing is the greatest thing ever! Yet, we're still trying to learn about what's right and wrong. We don't understand the world and why things happen. We just know we're sad, but we don't know why.
Carolyn Moorman, MA LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Location: 5713 Vickery Blvd, Dallas
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As a counselor, I see children ages 4-12 every day in my school counseling position. I've also taught k-8 for 20 plus years as well as been a parent to two children and a step-parent to a daughter who is an adult now. Children involved in play therapy are usually able and willing to work through problems. Involving the parents in the therapy is an important part of this process, as well.
Paul Myers, MA. LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Location: 2001 W. Plano Parkway, suite 1400, Plano
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Children many times do not even know how they feel about their circumstances and often have difficulty communicating it. Even if they did know many times they won't share it with a parent out of fear. Therapy helps a child overcome difficult emotions, learn how to regulate them in a healthy way, and provides valuable feedback for the parents. There are specific tools used that provide a child the ability to express their feeling accurately.
Vantage Point Counseling Services, MA, LPC-S, LCDC, CSAT, CST-C
Licensed Professional Counselor--Supervisor
Location: 3300 Oak Lawn Ave, Suite 415, Dallas
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Finding a therapist who can work with young children is a challenge. Our therapist, Fred Theobald, has experience helping children who are dealing with issues of depression, adjustment to changes, coping with divorce, behavior problems at home, and social skills. By providing a warm, gentle approach, children are more likely to open up about what their experience is. He integrates parents into the therapy, so that they know how to work with their children, rather than against them. Contact us today to set up an appointment with Fred.
Matthew Drumm, MA, LPC-Intern
Professional Licensed Counselor-Intern, supervised by Heather Cawthon LPC-Supervisor
Location Near Therapist: Garland, TX
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Young children can be the most challenging of all persons to get to open up and show you the truth of their world. It takes a truly well trained and dedicated person to work honestly and authentically for the child's benefit; not reading too much into and not missing details. I can utilize non-directive play therapy. I believe that small children communicate through play. I have experienced the healing that can felt by a child by showing a trusted adult via play, what is bothering them. Being part of the healing of Jesus' little lambs is my biggest privilege.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Location: , Dallas
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Many times, child therapists overdo the family system in their quest to seek effective solutions for emotional, learning or behavioral concerns with young children. And many times doctors overpathologize issues that shouldn’t be medicated necessarily. This leaves parents wondering what is the best route for their child? Introducing brainwave optimization technology. A fast, effective, natural, and less expensive way to allow your child's brain to make the optimizing changes it desires to make---on its own! Without any external force, opinion, medication, diagnostic, etc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-606-6161.
Audrey Kteily, Ph.D, LPC-S
Location: 702 S. Denton Tap Rd, Suite 140, Coppell
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Dr. Kteily takes a family systems approach when working with clients. She assesses not only the individual but the family as well as other environments the person is active in. This gives Dr. Kteily a complete picture of the person's life and where changes need to be made. Of course some topics require a sharper approach such as addiction, anxiety and panic, and depression. Dr. Kteily works closely with each individual's physicians to manage their symptoms while helping each person find the root cause and eradicate it.
Renee Fromm, MA, LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
Location: 3550 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco
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Working with children is a specialty and must be treated in this way. Children are most commonly brought to therapy, not on their own motivation. I am able to build a rapport with children and help them understand the benefits of therapy. I am able to engage them in healing their hurts, or lessening their anxieties, or even empowering them to control their own behavior. I have built my life around working with and relating to children, and nothing gives me more pleasure than to watch them succeed and gain all that life has to offer.
Dominique Dor, M.A., LPC
Location: 549 W. Wheatland Road, Duncanville
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Working with young children in therapy is the challenge of language. Children do not have the therapeutic language to express their feelings. As a therapist working with young children, I use activities, unstructured play, games and observations. My job is to help translate that I'm learning into a positive and productive counseling session. Working with teens and pre-teens my focus is to explore social issues, family relationships, self image that's affecting their behavior. I spent many years working with at-risk youth with great success. I specially enjoy working with youth with a diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder. Life skills counseling and coaching works well.
Marcey Mettica, MS, LPC, RPT
Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator
Location: 3067 Falcon Road, Suite 100 , Prosper
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Children are special and they need a special kind of therapy to allow them to share in developmentally appropriate ways. I am a Registered Play Therapist with specialized training and credentials to work with children. Many therapists will work with children, but I encourage you to ask about their training and credentials. Play therapy is a structured, theoretically based approach that builds on children's normal communicative and learning process. Play therapy helps children express what is troubling them, using toys as words, and play as their language.
Child Psychologist Garland TX.
If you have children who need professional counseling, a child psychologist Garland TX, child therapist with Theravive is the best place to turn to. Each Garland TX child psychologist with us has experience and training working with children and understands the unique dynamics involved in the treatment of a child in Texas. We hope you will contact one of our Garland TX children's therapists or child psychologists for Garland, TX child counseling services and assessment.
Welcome to our network of Texas therapists who specialize in counseling for children. A Garland TX child psychologist or child counselor is a vital resource for helping your child move through and heal from difficult issues for healthy development. All of the therapists and psychologists listed here specialize in helping children and do so with caring and compassionate values that are important to you. Choose a qualified child psychologist Garland, TX, or select a Garland TX child counselor to begin the vital process of healing and helping for your loved one.