Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Kelowna, BC.

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


Traci Mainstone, MA Counselling Psyc, BAH Psyc, CYCC
Child Therapist

Traci Mainstone, MA Counselling Psyc, BAH Psyc, CYCC

Certified Psychotherapist for Children, Youth, and Adults

240 Shuswap Street, Salmon Arm, British Columbia V1E 4H7 | (778) 363-3564

Depression, loss, anxiety, bullying, familial changes and other challenges impact children in dinstinct ways that differ from adults. Moreover, many factors impact how an individual child is able to handle these challenges. While I am the therapist, you as the parent are the expert on your child. Therefore I work with you and your child to co-create a treatment plan that is specifically designed to help your child learn how to cope with and express the strong emotions and behaviors that accompany life's challenges.

Jadon Ward, MA, MA, RCC, CCC
Child Therapist

Jadon Ward, MA, MA, RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

201-1789 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6G4 | 12508595653

Children are in a constant state of growing, and the patterns and practices that they start now will affect their trajectory for years to come. It is important to help children identify and articulate their emotions early. By doing so we give them a good base for their emotional health and regulation, and set them up for successful relationships down the road.

Jenelle Kildaw, MSW, RSW, BA
Child Therapist

Jenelle Kildaw, MSW, RSW, BA

Registered Social Worker

214-3001 Tutt Street, Kelowna , British Columbia V1Y 2H4 | (778)215-0359

Working with young children over the course of my career has been my passion! I see the benefits of starting grief, loss and trauma work from a young age as grief and trauma due to grief is cumulative and becomes compacted as we age. EMDR, Expressive Play Therapy, yoga based play and breath work are a few of my preferred methods to use with children. I also believe that working with the child's supports and family unit is one way to ensure success as together they have the support to reach their goals.

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.

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist
Child Therapist

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist

CouplesWork Senior Therapist

Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6N7 | 250-870-6507

Having young children and problems surrounding children can both result from distress in relationships and precipitate distress. Support in addressing these issues can have a signifiacant positive impact on overall relationship functioning. The fact that relationships are one of our primary coping mechanisms multiplies the potential distress when these are present as it impacts the very mechanisms we use to cope.

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S
Child Therapist

Patti Langlais, MPCC-S

Registered Counsellor, Couples Therapist

5018 Treadgold Crt, Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 5B4 | 250-980-0202

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.

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt
Child Therapist

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt

Counsellor

5018 Treadgold Court, Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 5B4 | 250-980-0202

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.

Kimberly Castle, R.T.C, CAMC
Child Therapist

Kimberly Castle, R.T.C, CAMC

Registered Counsellor, Certified Anger Management Counsellor

1664-205 Richter Street , Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8N3 | 250-317-1090

As an Early Childhood Educator for almost 11 years, I bring a strong developmental approach to child counseling. Being able to understand the big emotions they are experiencing and what they need developmentally is a benefit. Children like adults have very big emotions and if they don’t know how to manage them, it can result in anxiety, anger, depression, and self-esteem issues.

Shift Intuit, RSW, MSW
Child Therapist

Shift Intuit, RSW, MSW

Registered Clinical Counselors

Available for Online Therapy

When working with children it is important to treat them with respect, communicate clearly with them, and listen very well. Often, we find that a child's behaviour is a reflection of what is going on in the family dynamic. We look at what the child is reflecting back to the family. Also, we work closely with parents to support them with family dynamics and provide parenting techniques that may work well for their specific child.

Vern Ward, MA, RCC
Child Therapist

Vern Ward, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

1631 Dickson Avenue, Suite 1150, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 0B5 | 250-550-5482

There are fewer things more challenging, and yet more rewarding, than parenting. Seeing our children grow and develop right before our eyes can be a source of delight, but it can also be something that creates stress and despair – especially when things aren’t going the way we want them to. The tension in our homes that our children can create can overwhelm us, and sometimes it may seem easier to do what works in the moment (threatening or yelling!) not realizing how that can make things worse in the long run. However, not being able to parent the way we want to can come down to a simple concept – we don’t have an effective game plan, based on proven principles, that is guaranteed to work!

Annette Adkin, RPC, Psychotherapist
Child Therapist

Annette Adkin, RPC, Psychotherapist

Registered Professional Counsellor

787 Torrs. Crt., Kelowna, British Columbia V1W 1B5 | 250 878-7035

I am a psychotherapist who has worked in community agencies serving children, youth and families for over 25 yrs. No matter the origins of a child's difficulties, the most effective way to work them out is in the parent-child relationship. In therapy Annette will provide a safe, non-judgemental environment to help parents apply principles of attachment to strengthen their parent-child relationship. This would include exploring ways to overcome the difficulties they have been experiencing as well as taking steps towards their family's goals.

Sarah Harris, BSc, MC, RCC
Child Therapist

Sarah Harris, BSc, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

112-1890 Cooper Road, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8B7 | 250 575 1497

Underlying many children's behavioural "problems" lies an emotional need - for connection; perhaps to be seen, heard, comforted, or protected. My approach to counselling young children is by supporting parents and caregivers, so that they can feel more secure in their ability to support their children. As a registered "Circle of Security" parenting program facilitator (and Mum of 3 busy kids), I believe that recognizing our children's emotional needs doesn't have to be as hard as it seems. Together we can bring your own needs and triggers into awareness, and practice new ways of responding that can rebuild and strengthen your connection to your kids - no matter how old they are!

Wanda Sexton, NEON Counselling
Child Therapist

Wanda Sexton, NEON Counselling

Registered Clinical Counsellor

#112-3121 Hill Road, Lake Country, British Columbia V4V 1G1 | 2503204536

Young children too need to be heard, understood and sometimes have that special place where someone will listen who is not in their daily life. I provide a safe environment that is fun and geared towards the younger generations. By using age appropriate information, games, books, I can work with your young child to enhance their mental wellness within the home, school and with friends.



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Kelowna is located in British Columbia, Canada. It has a land area of 211.85 square kilometers.  The population of Kelowna is 127,380 people with 53,903 households . The population ranking for Kelowna is #42 nationally and #7 for the province of British Columbia with a density of 601.30 people per sq km. Kelowna therapists serve postal code: V1Y.