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April Eldemire, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location: 2425 East Commercial Blvd. Suite 400, Fort Lauderdale
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I have over 7 years experience working with children who suffer from family problems, ADD and learning disability diagnoses, and behavior problems. Working with the family as a whole, I have seen significant improvement in areas of functioning when the child is treated in relation to the family and everyone involved. I work collectively with schools, physicians and other personnel involved in the child's life to create a way for the child to live optimally without any hinderances.
Margie Mader, LMFT, C.Ht.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, National Board Certified Hypnotherapist
Location of Therapist: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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I believe children are very intelligent and know exactly what they need, but they often don't know how to communicate that. As a result, they may act out or in, create unhealthy symptoms, and begin to feel all alone. Through play therapy, I help children find their voice, learn to express feelings and identify needs appropriately, and learn healthy coping skills. I also work with the family, to set boundaries that support their child/children in the growth and progress they are making. As the child changes, so does the family. Growth happens with everyone, and life is never the same.
Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC
Licensed Clinical Therapists
Location Near Therapist: Lighthouse Point, FL
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Trinity Harbor is dedicated to providing individualized services for all ages. Play therapy is offered for children between the ages (3-10) years. Play therapy is recommended for social skills development, self esteem, self expression and to assist with psychosocial and adjustment difficulties. Individual or Group sessions are offered to children and parents. The licensed or Masters level therapist will facilitate the play sessions based on the Child Centered Play Therapy model with the child. The goal of this model is to support the emotional, developmental growth of the child. Play therapy can also help strengthen and nurture the parent / child relationship. Call us today!
Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC
Board Certified Professional Counselor
Location: 2881 E. Oakland Park Blvd. Suite 206, Fort Lauderdale
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One of the most useful tools that I use in working with young children and their parents are behavior modification plans or also known as token economy. Behavior modification plans can be implemented with various problem areas a child may be facing. Some problem areas could be motivation, hygeine, ADHD, and defiance. These are to name only a few. I work closely with the family and child to see a productive outcome.
Corinne Scholtz, Ph.D, LMFT
Fully Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location: 101 NE 3rd Ave Suite 1500, Downtown Ft. Lauderdale
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I've worked with young children from the age of 2 through teenage years. For several years I worked as a pre-school teacher, later as a therapist for the Children's Home Society dealing with adoption and foster care children, and spent years in a local middle school working with a multi-cultural adolescent population facing a multitude of situations. I've found art therapy to be effective, and our work often results in increased self-esteem.
Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Location: , Fort Lauderdale
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One of the things that makes our practice special is that we use the whole family as part of the process to help young children reach their goals. We have found that the outcome is faster and more successful when more members are involved to help the child reach his or her goals.
We provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for children and their families to explore their issues and work together towards a more happy life.
Katie Lemieux, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - State of Florida Qualified Supervisor
Location: 1881 N. University Drive Ste 210, Coral Springs
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I have been working with children and families in various capacities since the beginning of my career in 2000. I am committed that children have a voice in their families and that families work. Although today I specialize more in working with teens and their families I do work with children as young as 7 years old depending on family involvement, reason seeking therapy, and maturity of the child. Curious to see if my approach would be a fit for you and your child(ren) give me a ring 954-401-9011.
David Ransen, Ph.D., MFT, Board Certified Hypnotherapist
Location Near Therapist: Lighthouse Point, FL
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So many child behavior and parenting problems simply vanish, once we understand a few basics. Children are not small adults, and should not be expected to respond the way adults do. Children, like everyone else, respond beautifully to praise, love and reward. By contrast, punishment creates only resentment and the motivation to not get caught. All the particulars flow from these simple truths. Even the most defiant and disrespectful children can quickly come around, if we simply pay a little more attention to connecting praise and rewards to desirable behavior, and withholding them for unwanted behavior.
Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
Location: 2799 N.W 2 Nd Ave Suite 117, Boca Raton
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Small children aged 3 to 8 typically do not participate in family therapy because the vast majority of therapists consider such children too young to articulate their feelings or understand complex patterns of behavior. Butler thinks otherwise, as she perfects her skills using an approach called narrative therapy. Often described as “post-modern,” narrative therapy allows clients to put away old, tired versions of the stories they tell themselves [and everybody else] about their lives. Playing more to the clients’ strengths than their weaknesses, the approach urges clients to see themselves as much more than the presenting problem and to identify ways in which they are already taking steps
Ilianna Luna, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location: 7520 NW 5th Street, Suite 206, Plantation
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Working with young children provides a special joy for me because children are so flexible and respond well to therapy. Not to mention, they are fun to interact with! Children are like sponges and absorb what they see and hear, even if you do not realize they are paying attention. Using play therapy, creativity, and a non-threatening approach, I am able to connect with kids and communicate with them to understand their worlds. It is imperative when working with children to include parents in the process. As a systems therapist, I know that family relationships are reciprocal, meaning each member is influenced by and responds to each other member, including children.
Child Psychologist Lighthouse Point FL.
If you have children who need professional counseling, a child psychologist Lighthouse Point FL, child therapist with Theravive is the best place to turn to. Each Lighthouse Point FL child psychologist with us has experience and training working with children and understands the unique dynamics involved in the treatment of a child in Florida. We hope you will contact one of our Lighthouse Point FL children's therapists or child psychologists for Lighthouse Point, FL child counseling services and assessment.
Welcome to our network of Florida therapists who specialize in counseling for children. A Lighthouse Point FL 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 Lighthouse Point, FL, or select a Lighthouse Point FL child counselor to begin the vital process of healing and helping for your loved one.