Child Psychologists and/or Child Counselors in Lighthouse Point FL.


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Child Counselor

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Therapists

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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!

Child Counselor

Margie Mader, LMFT, C.Ht.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, National Board Certified Hypnotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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.

Child Counselor

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT

Clinical Director

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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.

Child Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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

Child Counselor

Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC

Board Certified Professional Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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.

Child Counselor

Elizabeth Ossip, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

I help children process their emotions through play and other proven therapies. If your child has experienced an emotional upset, trauma or difficulty, I provide a safe, neutral and supportive environment for them to express their feelings and become "regulated." Their behavior will shift and they will cope with their feelings and circumstances in a new and positive way. I have worked extensively with at-risk children in the most stressful circumstances. Through play therapy, behavioral therapy and other evidence based techniques, I can assist your child with a wide range of problems, behaviors and disorders, as well as providing parenting support and education. Please call for an appointment now....

Child Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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 kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Child Counselor

Sultana M. Pashalidis, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

At Fort Lauderdale Therapy Center we take our work with Young Children very seriously. We use a variety of play therapy methods to help relate to our small clients and provide a safe and friendly atmosphere for both parents and children. Families find their second home at Fort Lauderdale Therapy Center and through productive play and healthy communication our work is not only fruitful for the child, but for the family context as well.

Child Counselor

Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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.

Child Counselor

April Eldemire, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Lighthouse Point, FL

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.


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Child Psychologist in 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.