Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Red Deer, AB.

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


Tara Simpson, M.Ed.
Child Therapist

Tara Simpson, M.Ed.

Registered Psychologist

#101 5590-45 St, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 7C6 | (403) 314-3489

In my therapeutic work with children, I focus on connecting with, and at times uncovering, the strength inherent in each child. Using an approach that is founded in attachment, mindfulness, and play, I guide children towards positive thinking and clarity of mind, which allows children to experience in themselves the ability to be resilient, strong, curious, and optimistic. I work collaboratively with the caregivers and parents of each child to ensure maximum success.

Maribela Arruda-Block, MEd., R.Psych., CPT, CCC
Child Therapist

Maribela Arruda-Block, MEd., R.Psych., CPT, CCC

Registered Psychologist

Suite 104 - 4808 Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1X5 | 403-358-9768

As a Certified Play Therapist, I believe play is a key mechanism in communication for children. Through play, children can explore and express their inner thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Play Therapy provides a forum for resolution of a number of childhood developmental disorders and mental health struggles including trauma. I provide services to children as young as 3 years old and up.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

BOOK APPOINTMENT NOW: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112 Please note that I  live in Calgary so most of my clients live here, but I do offer online counselling through a secure service made specifically for physicians and psychologists (similar to Skype or FaceTime). Most people find this as helpful as seeing me in person. You must live in Alberta, however, as this is the only province in which I am licensed to practice. With 31 years of experience, I have expertise in several approaches. My main approaches include cognitive behaviour therapy, psychodynamic therapy, humanistic therapy, and existential therapy. I am also familiar with solution focused therapy and oth

Tania Makarenko, M.Sc., R.Psych.
Child Therapist

Tania Makarenko, M.Sc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

suite 316, 4915 54th street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 2G7 | 403-350-0827

Tania Makarenko is a Registered Psychologist with 15 years of clinical experience working with and supporting adolescents and their families. The employment of both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Theory builds the teens understanding and insight into their emotional, behavioral, and cognitive functioning while supporting the shifting of family dynamics and communication.

Harvey Brink, Registered Psychologist (AB)
Child Therapist

Harvey Brink, Registered Psychologist (AB)

Counselling Psychologist

338 4915 -54 St. , Red Deer, Alberta T4N 2G7 | (403)343-3244

I worked as a psychologist for in public schools with students from grades one to six for several years before I transitioned to seeing only adult clients for many years. Now, as a grandfather, I am allocating a portion of my practice time to children, and their parents. Time is initially spent with the child and their parent(s) discussing the discrepancies between expected and actual child's behaviors and goal setting. Techniques I often combine with therapy include toys, craft materials, art, drama, re-enactment of a family scene/memory.


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

Thank you for visiting our Alberta page of licensed child psychologists and child therapists in Red Deer, 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 Red Deer today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Red Deer is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 104.73 square kilometers.  The population of Red Deer is 100,418 people with 39,982 households . The population ranking for Red Deer is #54 nationally and #3 for the province of Alberta with a density of 958.80 people per sq km. Red Deer therapists serve postal code: T4N.