Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Bowen Island, BC.

Find a child psychologist or a counsellor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Bowen Island, British Columbia.


Jay Hails, MEd, CCC
Child Therapist

Jay Hails, MEd, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

In V5Z 4C2 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

I have worked with young children for three decades in school therapeutic settings. I have counselled children and their parents through all sorts of difficulties. I have insider knowledge about schools, school behaviour problems, and special education. I am passionate about helping children find their tears, so they can release emotions safely and continue to grow.

Three Sisters Clinical Counselling, MACP, RCC, BPEH, RT
Child Therapist

Three Sisters Clinical Counselling, MACP, RCC, BPEH, RT

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLORS

In V6B 2W9 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Using multiple modalities we strive to help children with behavioral issues by encouraging open dialogue between a parent and child. This type of therapy focuses on establishing boundaries and fostering communication techniques that provide the child with a means of effective expression of their experiences and frustrations. Whether your child is experiencing a changing family dynamic due to divorce, self-esteem issues with peers, academic troubles, or sibling rivalry, we will work with the child to establish trust and communication in order to teach them to articulate their feelings in a constructive, productive manner.

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S
Child Therapist

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S

Registered Counsellor, Couples Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Children are resilient. They have an amazing way of adapting to change in the world around them. When a child has lost their ability to adapt or is no longer able to cope and manage their world, a multitude of behaviors can manifest. This can be scary and frustrating for the parent or caregiver and can be equally difficult for the child. We understand and appreciate the struggles that children face today and how challenging parenting can be. We will work together to uncover the underlying issues and recreate harmony for both the child and/or parent. In a warm and understanding environment we will use a variety of techniques, customized to your child'd individual needs.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Child Therapist

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In V5H 3Z7 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Is your child bullied or isolated from others? Is your child reluctant to go to school, has trouble making friends, or seems withdrawn and lonely? Many children have trouble with self confidence, anxiety or social skills. Improving self esteem, emotional regulation, and social skills deficits in the younger years reduces difficulties later. We all want the best for our children, and as a parent myself I know how it can hurt to watch your child suffer and not know how to help. Find out how your child can be helped by in-person counselling, online coaching, or online educational programs.

Hannah English, RCC, M.A.
Child Therapist

Hannah English, RCC, M.A.

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In v5k 1b4 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Much of my experience early on as a psychotherapist was with teens (12-18). I found the most helpful tool was creating a safe and judgement free environment where they were able to explore themselves, their inner thoughts, and their values, free of pressures from the outside world. Once establishing a safe relationship, we were able to identify emotions, what they mean, and how to express them in a healthy way. I often bring parents into the counselling room to be a part of the process too. By offering compassion for their own struggles, and a bit of knowledge on the developing brain, we can work together as a team to help everyone reach their full potential.

Heather Bach, MA, CCC
Child Therapist

Heather Bach, MA, CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

In V7N 1P1 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

At Bach Counselling, we are not set up with the necessary play area and tools required to work with young children. We do however, work with parents dealing with challenging social and emotional issues at home and/or at school. Parents come to Bach Counselling for parent coaching and guidance in addressing behavioural and emotional challenges they are having with their children. Often parents come in together to ensure that they are working collaboratively with the most effective tools and skills for their children. We also give workshops and talks on parenting strategies for successful parenting.

Aaron Lautzenhiser, R.Psych.
Child Therapist

Aaron Lautzenhiser, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In V6H 3K2 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

In my practice, I work with preschoolers, school-age children, teens, and young adults. I conduct psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessments for learning disabilities, giftedness, ADD and ADHD, organization problems, memory difficulties, developmental delays, FASD, head injuries, and other challenges. I also provide Cogmed training for attention and working memory difficulties. Cogmed can help children with ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, and executive functioning problems. Cogmed can help your child to improve their short-term memory, stay on task, and concentrate in school. If you’re concerned about your child’s learning, I look forward to hearing from you.

Britta West, MA, RCC, TICT-CT/CFST
Child Therapist

Britta West, MA, RCC, TICT-CT/CFST

QUOIA THERAPEUTICS INC

In V5C 6C6 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Therapy and counselling for young children is a unique and delicate process. I have experience and expertise in working with young children in a safe, relaxed and healing way. I believe that children are highly resilient and intuitive and therapy can be very effective and rewarding for them. As an adjunct to my approach, I offer intensive support to parents in gaining understanding and insight into their child's behaviors, even if they are highly difficult to manage. I also welcome any and all families with children who have mental health diagnoses as I have expertise in that area as well. Contact me for a free consultation to see if I am the right fit for you and your child.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In V6C 1H2 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

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.

Jennifer Jantzen, MSW, RSW, RTC, BCN, RCC
Child Therapist

Jennifer Jantzen, MSW, RSW, RTC, BCN, RCC

Registered Clinical Counselor / Registered Social Worker

In V5G 1V8 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

I have worked with many young children over the last 30 years and have developed tools to help them to express themselves. I encourage children to work through issues in a manner that is supportive yet enquiring, all the while allowing the child to lead. Young children are able to reap the benefits of brain training with Neurofeedback (NFB) and work through issues with desensitizing hurts through EMDR. As well, when utilizing the skill of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), I offer many child friendly approaches such as games and drawing and have weighted blanks and animals to help comfort children with sensory integration / over stimulation challenges. My office is child friendly.

Geoff Williams, MA MSW RCSW RCC
Child Therapist

Geoff Williams, MA MSW RCSW RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor & Registered Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Critically important with youth is to build rapport through an interest shared by them and often this is better achieved through conversation. I work with kids who are verbal and who are open to counselling, usually youth or teens. Once rapport and trust are established it becomes possible for the child to share information very sensitive to them, and this openness allows problems such as depression, anxiety, ADHD to be understood and addressed.

Helen Francis, BscN MSW RCSW
Child Therapist

Helen Francis, BscN MSW RCSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In V6K 2G8 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

I work with parents to find solutions to parenting challenges. I coach parents in ways to support and help their children cope with emotional, behavioural, cognitive and physical difficulties. I draw on the wisdom and experience of parents, who know their child best, and work with them to ease the child's suffering and create more harmonious family relationships.

Tanya Heal, M.Ed., RCC
Child Therapist

Tanya Heal, M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V5H 4H2 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

I have over twenty years of experience in working with children. I understand that children process information at different rates and often in different ways than adults. My Counselling approach is gentle, warm and age and stage appropriate. I help young children and elementary-aged children to manage their emotions, build friendships, organize their school life, improve their academics, cope with anxiety, understand death, grief and loss, as well as deal with family dynamics e.g., separation/ divorce. I use play, art, narrative and cognitive behavioural therapy as some of my therapeutic tools. I really enjoy working with my young clients and seeing how happy they become!

Tim Garner, MC, CCC
Child Therapist

Tim Garner, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

In V5M 2W2 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

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 13 and up.

Barbara Ohori, RTC MTC
Child Therapist

Barbara Ohori, RTC MTC

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, Master Therapeutic Counsellor

In V5Z 1C5 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

I work with teens from ages 13 and up. Having raised 4 children my self I am very comfortable and hopefully knowledgable working with teens. Teenage years can be a very turbulant time for both the theens and their families. Working with teens I have whitnessed the anxiety and stress they often feel around such areas as peer pressure, friendships gone wrong, feeling lonely, unsafe sex ect. These teens , despite having loving and caring parents often tell no one about how they feel. The great benifit in counselling is that they "get it out" in a non destructive way..often avoiding overwhelming feelings that can lead to very impulsive and distructive acts.

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Child Therapist

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Registered Professional Counsellor in Psychotherapy

In V5R 6G4 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Inside of each of us is a child. Corny I know however if we can approach the children who will one day be our leaders we will bring healing to the child in us and the next generation. Empathize with everyone. Man, woman and child. That is my framework and philosophy. Children and teens/young adults are our legacy. Let us treat them well - with compassion, acceptance, respect and ultimately Hope.

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt
Child Therapist

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt

Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Children, like adults, can be affected by anxiety, stress, pressure and self-esteem issues. It can be very challenging for children to balance a busy lifestyle of sports, school, friends, and personal growth. It can also be very challenging for parents to watch and support their child as they struggle. We use child play therapy as a great tool to support young children in expressing their inner thoughts and feelings, while also creating tools and strategies for how they can cope with things better. We will also work with the parents, as needed to better understand their child and learn tools on how to support them.

Kaitlan McCuish, M.Sc., BCBA, RCC
Child Therapist

Kaitlan McCuish, M.Sc., BCBA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

In V5C 4B1 - Nearby to Bowen Island.

Children are such a joy to this world and are the future in the making. Whether your child is struggling in the moment with attention, anxiety, self-esteem or in another area, their resilience and energy provides them with a unique perspective that is often open to growth. If you are a parent that is wanting to provide the best support for your child's needs, it can seem overwhelming with all the information that is shared around parenting. We can work together to determine your family values and support yourself or your child in this journey.


You have found the top therapists in Bowen Island, BC who specialize in helping children.

Thank you for visiting our British Columbia page of licensed child psychologists and child therapists in Bowen Island, British Columbia 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 Bowen Island today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Bowen Island is located in British Columbia, Canada. It has a land area of 50.14 square kilometers.  The population of Bowen Island is 3,680 people with 1,495 households . The population ranking for Bowen Island is #885 nationally and #133 for the province of British Columbia with a density of 73.40 people per sq km. Bowen Island therapists serve postal code: V0N.