Elisha Khurana, M.A., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: 23840 Dequindre Rd., Warren
Fast Contact: Email or Call Elisha.

Elisha's counseling approach is client-centered which means she compassionately listens to clients and assists them in developing their goals. Elisha's approach is based on exploring cognitive behavioral strategies, reality theory and is solution-focused. Psychotherapy is a process which enhances personal strengths and empowerment to reach personal goals. Counseling issues can be either mental health disorders or personal growth issues. Her specialty is Children, Adolescents, Women Issues, Couples, Marriage and Family Counseling. Elisha also works with individual issues including depression, grief and loss, anxiety and life transitions.

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT

Grief Counselor & Thanatologist

Location: PO Box 4492, Troy
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All people are spiritual. Spirituality is different for all of us, but it is the common or central starting point for all of us when we face the tougher side of life. It is no different for children. Children are also very spiritual. Through their interesting viewpoints and their endless questions spark us to struggle, search and even connect. Children are profoundly spiritual and we need to listen to them. In their own way children often grasp things much faster and precisely than adults do and can give us much comfort and care. In working with children my approach is to explore their understanding of grief and spirituality. The spiritual markers on grief’s journeys, “typical” expression....

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

Location: 1777 Axtell, #100, Troy
Fast Contact: Email or Call Franklin.

Children often express their experiences and feelings through play, and this becomes an important tool for learning about themselves and others. Children often express and resolve inner conflicts through their play. The therapist helps the child to express and understand the world through play activities - sometimes acting out conflicts and feelings, then interpreting (as appropriate to age) how a similar issue or feeling is present in the child's life.

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Madison Heights, MI
Fast Contact: Email or Call Michael.

Children are very special people! I have worked for 23 years helping children to live a more satisfying life. Outside my office I've raised two into teen and adulthood. I've taught kids at my church for years, and I also am a Licensed School Counselor. Just 3 weeks ago I took on a 11-12 year old and we've already pushed through the most difficult part of treatment! Kids like the relaxed environment and the fact that I spell things out for them so they understand what we are trying to accomplish. I'd love to help your children work through the issues that keep them from achieving their goals. Give me a call and we'll start in a couple days!!!

Thomas Bruno, LLP

Specialist in Clinical Pyschology

Location: 43200 Dequindre Rd., Suite 108, Sterling Heights
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On occasion, I do see young children of clients that I counsel. These sessions are usually with the parent or parents present. This is when I have them draw a picture of their house and tell where their room is. If a child is upset about something happening in his/her life, they may act out in anger. Allowing the child or children to express their feelings without penalty is important. However, if it is a deeper problem that cannot be fixed within a few sessions, I refer them to someone who specializes in young children.

Richard Kneip, PhD

Great Lakes Psychology Group

Location: 89 W South Blvd Suite 200, Troy
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Great Lakes Psychology Group offers counseling to children and their parents for a wide variety of emotional, behavioral, and academic problems. And while children can and do benefit from counseling, they are not equipped in the same way as adults to talk, reflect, and problem-solve as they often lack the insight, awareness, and vocabularies necessary to take full advantage of psychotherapy. Therapists have at their disposal a host of methods developed to meet the unique counseling needs of children, perhaps foremost among them being play therapy. Play therapy is used because it reaches all kinds of children despite their differences.

Tameka Arnold, LMSW, SSW

Clinical Therapist, School Social Worker

Location: 22777 Harper Ave. Suite 208, St. Clair Shores
Fast Contact: Email or Call Tameka.

In working with young children I use play therapy primarily. My treatment modalities include individual and group counseling in order to assist the children with practcing the skills learned in a social setting. My focus with younger children include self- control and appropriate expression of frustration. In addition, I focus on social skills and adjustment concerns. Lastly, I work closely with parents on positive behavior supports and assistance with behavioral interventions.

Elizabeth Talbot, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Liz Grazioli-Talbot

Location: 71 N. Livernois Ave., Suite F, Rochester Hills
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Children often times need to express their feelings through a concrete methodology, so that they can release what is going on inside of them. Through play therapy, a child can address the many emotions and help identify them, so that the release of negative emotions do not cause them undo stress. Parents are wise to address the issues early on, so that the child can function as their true self. My guidance, through the process of child therapy, can help parents become skilled in communicating with their young child, so that attachment to parents has a solid foundation.

Epiphanye Counseling Services, LPC, LMFT, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 2550 S. Telegraph Rd., Suite 240, Bloomfield Hills
Fast Contact: Email or Call Epiphanye Counseling Services.

Young children are exuberant and filled with many talents and aspirations! However, they may experience situations and issues that may lessen their vitality and resilience. Epiphanye Counseling Services (ECS)’focus is on helping children thrive and rebound to a healthy state of being; whether it is to cultivate a child’s positive development or to help them cope or survive a difficult time in their life. My approach to counseling children/youth is by creating a safe and trusting place and employing interventions and activities, such as play therapy, art therapy, behavioral and cognitive-behavioral that will engage and help improve their circumstances.

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

Location: 31874 Northwestern Highway, Farmington Hills
Fast Contact: Email or Call Ellen.

My approach to counseling with children is to work collaboratively with the parents. counseling with children is part of a family systems approach. Children do not develop struggles in a vacuum so working with the parents and the rest of the family as needed is of added benefit to the child in therapy, regardless of the age of the minor child involved. Therapy may be weekly or every other week, as needed and determined when we develop the treatment plan.

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Child Psychologist Madison Heights MI.

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

Welcome to our network of Michigan therapists who specialize in counseling for children. A Madison Heights MI 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 Madison Heights, MI, or select a Madison Heights MI child counselor to begin the vital process of healing and helping for your loved one.