Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 311 North Street - ste. 203, White Plains
Fast Contact: Email or Call Donna.

Often times children are struggling with issues in their own life and cannot communicate their need for help. It is a parent's job to recognize when something is not right. Helping children identify problems and work through them is a skill that lasts a lifetime. My work with children is based on trust. Only when they feel safe will they begin to reveal their inner thoughts and fears. This is achieved mainly through play therapy and parent child sessions.

Suzanne Burger, Psy.D., CGT

Suzanne Burger, Psy.D., CGT
Child Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Location: 83 Old Mamaroneck Road, White Plains
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Burger.

Parents today often feel anxious and confused about how to strike the balance between their role as loving caregivers and disciplinarians. I work with parents and children to: 1. improve parents’ understanding of their child’s development 2. using play, picture books, and talk, create an atmosphere in which both parents and children feel respected and understood 3. develop a clear and effective approach to discipline 4. explore, when indicated, the impact of parents' childhood struggles as it affects their capacity to parent effectively 5. strengthen the marital relationship to model healthy communication

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Location: , White Plains
Fast Contact: Email or Call Kevin.

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 or 877-606-6161.


New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 23 Linwood road , Port Washington
Fast Contact: Email or Call Hal.

The most malleable of us all. Therefore, that segment of our society that can be most easily molded, sculpted. Since the sculptist is almost always the parents their cooperation in the therapy process cannot be emphasized enough. They are makers or breakers of it. That is why the creation of a trusting alliance with them is critical. However, respecting the boundaries and confidentiality too of the child's work (therapy) with myself. The child is allowed to express, within reason, their individuality. Encouragement is given for adaptive risk-taking and self-soothing mechanisms. I create, a safe, predictable, environment.

Phyllis Gildston, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, LSLP

Marriage & Family Therapist; Mental Health Counselor; SLP

Location: 275 Middle Neck Road, Suite B-6, Great Neck
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Gildston.

In addition to my work with adolescents and adults, I also work with young children (ages 3 to 12) using play & art therapy plus. A large component of that work is with their parent(s). After spending more than 25 years with parents who have children who are emotionally unstable, oppositionally defiant, socially shy, bullied, or otherwise struggling, I have an edge on knowing how to teach optimal parenting. In addition to my licenses as an MFT & MHC, I am also a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist & Audiologist. Hence I also work with children who are ADD, ADHD, LD, speech and/or language Impaired, & hard of hearing or deaf. When I help a child, I help the family. A double whamee.

Henry A Malone, Ph.D.

Henry A Malone, Ph.D.
Child Psychologist

Licensed Psychologist

Location: 535 Plandome Road, Manhasset
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Malone.

ADD, ADHD, Autism, LD, TBI, Emotional Dysfunction, severely impact the development of children. As a child psychologist with extensive experience, Dr. Malone recognizes that in such conditions the Brain is not functioning adequately. The Brain can do more than think, it can actually correct and adjust itself when given the opportunity. Before introducing foreign substances into the Brain, please do give the Brain the chance to fix itself. Neurofeedback or EEG Biofeedback works, it facilitates the brain in regulating itself. Allow your child's Brain to avail of its own natural adjustment process. A Brain Map/QEEG provides the information to guide the Brain in its readjustment process.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Child Psychologist

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

Location: 35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Pitta.

When a child is presented for treatment barring organic causes, the first question one asks, " Who has the problem?" Is it the child, parents, school or the interactions of all?" After interviewing the child and parents (conducted in both family and individual sessions), I present the parents with an evaluation. Dependent on the severity of the child's problems and the ability of the parents to mobilize their parenting skills, it is decided to address the presenting problems with individual sessions as well as family sessions. My attempt is to minimize the treatment of the child and enable the parents to learn to parent through "Creative Loving" (a program that Dr. PItta created).

Haley Neidich, LCSW

Psychotherapist and Life Coach

Location Near Therapist: Harrison, NY
Fast Contact: Email or Call Haley.

Through extensive training at Yale University School of Medicine I've become and expert in therapy with young children and their families. I approach each family and their child with an individualized intervention to target their concerns Family therapy and Parent Guidance are always a part of the treatment plan. I have experience working with children ages 4+ using CBT, Family Therapy, DBT, Trauma Work, Parent Management Training, Parent/Child Relationship work as well as play therapy.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.


Location Near Therapist: Harrison, NY
Fast Contact: Email or Call Mars & Venus Counseling Center.

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

Location Near Therapist: Harrison, NY
Fast Contact: Email or Call Corinne.

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.

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If you have children who need professional counseling, a child psychologist Harrison NY, child therapist with Theravive is the best place to turn to. Each Harrison NY child psychologist with us has experience and training working with children and understands the unique dynamics involved in the treatment of a child in New York. We hope you will contact one of our Harrison NY children's therapists or child psychologists for Harrison, NY child counseling services and assessment.

Welcome to our network of New York therapists who specialize in counseling for children. A Harrison NY 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 Harrison, NY, or select a Harrison NY child counselor to begin the vital process of healing and helping for your loved one.