Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Devon, AB.

Find a child psychologist or a counsellor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Devon, Alberta.


Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.
Child Therapist

Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.

Registered Clinical/Counselling and Forensic Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Devon.

In my work with young children I use Play Therapy, incorporated with the integrative approach, in order to prevent or resolve psychological, social and behavioral challenges. During Play Therapy, the children are provided with a safe and nurturing environment, where they are empowered to freely use their natural healing potential. This results in their optimal growth and development.

Kirthana Ramani, M.Sc., R.Psych.
Child Therapist

Kirthana Ramani, M.Sc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Devon.

I love working with children and am passionate about helping them grow into bright and confident young adults. I use play therapy, art therapy and music to help children get comfortable and feel safe, which in itself, is often therapeutic. In addition, I give importance to working with the parents, and keeping them in the loop, as I believe that this relationship is extremely important for the healthy development of the child.

Mallory Becker, M.A.C.P., R.Psych.
Child Therapist

Mallory Becker, M.A.C.P., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6W 0L7 - Nearby to Devon.

Our office has child psychologists to help with a variety of issues such as anxiety, behaviour issues, trauma, or parent divorce. We want you to have the relationship with your child you want, and want to see your child to grow to their ultimate potential. Please email me for more information about your child, your needs, and goals - and we will connect you with one of our psychologists that will be the best fit for your child.

Hollie Trobak, B.A.,  M.C., R. Psych.
Child Therapist

Hollie Trobak, B.A., M.C., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Devon.

Children are clearly different from adults, their therapy needs to be as well. Children, especially young ones, are not developmentally able to express their feelings through conversation like adults can. Therapy that allows children to share their thoughts, struggles and experiences in ways they have already mastered are much more effective than those that rely on verbal communication skills. Playtherapy, Art therapy, Sandtray and Theraplay allow a child's imagination to communicate for them. These kinds of modalities help children communicate their inner world in familiar ways, process big feelings and cope with difficult situations and behaviours, definitely a plus for the kiddos!

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Janel Daugela, MC
Child Therapist

Janel Daugela, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T5N 3N8 - Nearby to Devon.

Most of my experience working with young children has been related to trauma. I find that children are incredibly resilient, and although they may struggle with language there are many ways to provide healing. I use interventions that involve creativity, providing a variety of avenues for the child to express his or her experience. I also use an EMDR with both children and adult clients. EMDR is an integrative approach to healing that allows for treatment to be tailored to the specific needs of the individual, while address the physical, emotional, and mental needs of the client. This approach allows healing to take place on all levels of functioning.

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.
Child Therapist

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Devon.

Childhood is a precious time in each persons life; yet children often experience challenges that are hard to understand and even harder to resolve. My approach to working with children is collaborative and caring. I value the opportunity to work with children towards a happy and fulfilling future. I work with parents, foster parents, and caregivers to provide counselling that integrates all aspects of their child's life. I want each child I see to have the opportunity to flourish, and I work with all areas of the child's environment to ensure flourishing is made possible.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Child Therapist

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T5N 0A2 - Nearby to Devon.

Our therapists can help your kids to • Grow strong and face tough situations without losing confidence • Manage all types of moods and behaviours effectively • Increase self confidence and learn to overcome stress and suffering • Learn to create a good relationship with everyone • Develop skills to overcome pain and unhappiness • Improve the relationship with siblings

Tim Garner, MC, CCC
Child Therapist

Tim Garner, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Is your teen struggling? Are they having trouble thriving in school, at home, or in their relationships? Do they need someone outside the family they can talk to? I’m Tim, and I help young people navigate the complex world of being a teenager. With me, young people can expect therapy grounded in respect, encouragement, humor, as well as evidence-based techniques. Whether it be anxiety, relationships, anger, or family issues, I work with teens to find out the root causes of their mental health challenges, provide a trusting and empathic ear, and find solutions that work for them and their family. ***Please note - I only work with kids ages 12 and up.

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Child Therapist

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Devon.

I work with children from the age of 3 to 17. While adolescents are able to engage appropriately in more traditional "talk therapy," younger children do not have the skills to verbally share their feelings or experiences. Instead, they will often work through their issues in more symbolic ways, such as through play. Different types of play are used, such as sandtray play, dolls or puppets, books, art, storytelling, and therapeutic board games. While the child plays, I ask questions and probe for more information, in an attempt to assist the child to share feelings, resolve difficulties, gain a sense of mastery, and problem solve in a healthy manner.

Tracey Emmel, MSc. MFT
Child Therapist

Tracey Emmel, MSc. MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, CCPA

In T0C 1Z0 - Nearby to Devon.

I have worked with young children for about 10 years. I work from a family approach where the parents are involved. I like to involve parents in order to ensure strategies and parenting techniques are transferred from the therapy room to the home . You as the parent know your child best. Some of the approaches are: Theraplay, Art Therapy (drawing), Behavioral Mode.

Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc
Child Therapist

Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc

Registered Psychologist, Registered Provisional Psychologist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

In T6E 6N1 - Nearby to Devon.

Research shows that Animal Assisted Therapy promotes attachment, empathy, self regulation, problem resolution & self-efficacy. Children need to feel secure for healthy development and to fulfill their potential as human beings; however, their are no guarantees this will happen. Children will often attach to an animal when people no longer feel safe. This positive relationship with the horse can be the bridge to a strong relationship with the therapist, caregivers and other adults in the child's world. Children are also naturally drawn to play- this is their "language" so to speak. It is also their way of healing. Horses are very social creatures and are by nature playful sentient beings.

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.
Child Therapist

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6W 2Z8 - Nearby to Devon.

Through play and art therapy, I am often able to engage young children and explore their problematic thoughts and feelings. I take great pride in working with the individual strengths and weaknesses of children to help them better process difficult situations and change their behaviours. Supportive parenting strategies and psychoeducation are often vital to long-term success with children.

Geordy Murphy, MA
Child Therapist

Geordy Murphy, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T8N 1H6 - Nearby to Devon.

First off I like to work with parents because I believe they are the primary people to help support their kids, so I like to include parents in the work I do with kids. I think play is also the most important ways that they process, so I use a playful approach to the work I do with kids. I like to play games, color with them and have them drawing and building. It is my hope that through the therapeutic relationship we an facilitate a feeling of safety and can work together at processing through play.

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C., C.T
Child Therapist

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C., C.T

Master Practioner of Clinical Counselling

In T4X 0A6 - Nearby to Devon.

Children are experiencing serious mental health challenges early in life these days. Whether they have personality issues (low confidence/self esteem issues, need for control, perfectionism ideals) that make them more susceptible to stressful emotional moments or whether they are facing external life factors (school, family, friends, peer pressures, bullying issues) that result in a breakdown of their ability to function successfully, our children need just as much support as adults do. And it is only with the support and encouragement of the significant adults in their lives that our children can overcome these challenges and build the resiliency they need to grow into capable adults.

David Buhr, M.C.
Child Therapist

David Buhr, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Devon.

My focus for young children is to work with their parents to develop parenting strategies. For direct work with children or to build attachments between child and parent, I work closely with other therapists in my office that specialize in these areas. In many cases, co-ordinating specific work with the parents while addressing the child's individual issues can have a large impact on the overall health of the family.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist (Alberta and Ontario)

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Devon.

[I OFFER VIDEO SESSIONS THROUGHOUT ALBERTA AND ONTARIO]. I have seen children with various disorders, but mostly those who are 6 years of age and older. I have been a psychologist since 1986, and I have expertise in several approaches. My main approaches include cognitive behaviour therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and humanistic therapy. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT NOW: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112

Dawn Chalas, R.Psych
Child Therapist

Dawn Chalas, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T7X 2Z8 - Nearby to Devon.

Although many practitioners work with young children it takes specialized training to be effective. In my view, it also takes a lot of love, care, and attention! A competent approach matched with genuine desire to help is what I offer. As a parent of grown children I understand the stress of parenting...and the desire to see our children thrive! Please feel free to ask for my help and I will provide you with the very best that I have.

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)
Child Therapist

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

In T5R 3K2 - Nearby to Devon.

Loving, good-enough parents are the natural vehicles through which children learn to engage the world. When children are said to "need help," it is generally the case that their adult caregivers need help, too. Psychotherapists who work with children do well to engage parent figures in the process. The impact of therapy upon children is strongly influenced by the parent-child system. That said, children commonly encounter personal issues which their parents are unprepared to help with or manage. Childhood depression is among the most under-diagnosed medical conditions. Children who learn to effectively engage in therapy enjoy lifelong benefits from this important experience.

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Child Therapist

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Devon.

We have psychologists and counsellors who offer play, and art therapy to assist your child. Therapy can help your child who may be struggling at school, with friendships, adjusting to change, divorce and other difficulties. Art and Play therapy can be especially helpful with autistic, young children, and children and adolescents who struggle with articulating their feelings. Play and art therapy offer a non-verbal mode of expression. Through these treatment modalities children can learn new ways of problem solving, healthier ways of expressing themselves, develop empathy and respect for others.

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology
Child Therapist

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1Z1 - Nearby to Devon.

After working in Children's Mental Health for many years, I have developed numerous styles and techniques for coaching children and youth. I typically start with play therapy or art therapy to make each child feel more comfortable during their sessions. Collaborative Problem Solving is typically the model I teach each child, in order to minimize conflict at home. This approach focuses on goals for the entire family and teaches optimal parenting techniques.

Landon Hildebrand, MA
Child Therapist

Landon Hildebrand, MA

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Devon.

Parenting is hard and there is so much conflicting information available that it is often even more hard to figure out what the 'best' advice is or what is even trustworthy. I'm not in the business of giving advice, particularly because all children, and all families are unique. However, I have been working with children and families in a variety of settings for over 10 years. By working together to seek a greater understanding of what children's distress is about we can often figure out the most compassionate and helpful approach helping them better manage their experiences.


You have found the top therapists in Devon, AB who specialize in helping children.

Thank you for visiting our Alberta page of licensed child psychologists and child therapists in Devon, Alberta who are trained and experienced in helping children and youth.  Working with children requires a different skillset from other types of therapy and here you will find therapists who are skilled, patient and experienced. Please note that while all therapists here work with children, not all may be a registered psychologist. You can easily verify this on each profile. Reach out to a child therapist or child psychologist in Devon today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Devon is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 14.30 square kilometers.  The population of Devon is 6,578 people with 2,415 households . The population ranking for Devon is #591 nationally and #72 for the province of Alberta with a density of 460.20 people per sq km. Devon therapists serve postal code: T9G.