Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Cudahy, CA.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Cudahy, California.


Child Therapist

Ellen Roese, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Cudahy

I am a therapist specializing in grief and loss and I have particular experience working with bereaved children. In my counseling work with kids I utilize art, writing and games as the vehicle to discuss difficult issues. Often is is simply helpful for children to learn that their experience of grief is normal and that they are not alone. My office is in Redondo Beach, California 90277.

Child Therapist

Christine Leyva Buccio, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Assisting parents with effective parenting skills in order to assist their children with improving behaviors. Utilizing positive behavioral modification techniques; response cost and conflict resolution skills in order to promote child's positive behaviors and overall level of competence. Modeling for children through role plays and play therapy problem solving skills and expressing ones feelings in order to meet their needs rather than acting out. Through play and parental coaching assist child in gaining insight into their underlying feelings of hurt and unmet needs that might display as anger and behavioral problems.

Child Therapist

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

My practice is specifically focused on children, adolescents, and young adults. Working with younger children requires a playful insight and I frequently employ play therapy and games to challenge anger, anxiety, and frustrations. Further, through play I am able to work with children on managing social situations, dissapointments, and develop problem solving techniques. Following these sessions I work closely with parents to train on these behavioral interventions in order to further reinforce in the home environment. This consistency and collaboration allows us to more effectively shape behaviors and booste self esteem beyond the therapy session.

Child Therapist

Kathryn Bryan, LMFT, ATR-BC

Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

The first several years of life are some of the most significant in terms of creating a foundation for successful emotional regulation, forming positive relationships, etc. We have several therapists who specialize in treating infants, toddlers and young children. They work by helping the caregiver to form a secure attachment or strong bond with the child so that the child can feel safe and secure (essentials of healthy development). This is done through play. It can be hard to know when your infant or toddler may need the support of a professional, so please call if you have any questions and one of our therapists will be happy to consult with you.

Child Therapist

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

Within driving distance of Cudahy

I have years of experience treating children in pre-school through middle school. I worked in schools and at home with oppositional children, kids with learning delays, who "act out," tantrum, do not handle transitions in activity well. I have worked with violent children, academic underachievers, children with separation anxiety, bedwetting, and children who eat non-nutritional objects. Applied Behavior Analysis is oftern used to create ground-rules that reinforce acceptable behavior and discourage negative behaviors. It's important that extended family (and teachers, and caretakers, if possible) be on the same page. A united front is essential to positively modify children's behaviors

Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Cudahy

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.

Child Therapist

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Your child or teen deserves the best. There are many therapists in Orange County, most of them with only masters degrees. Only the top 1% go on to achieve a PhD, doctoral training, and pass national and state board examinations to become a licensed clinical psychologist. Need help with your child or teen? Make an appointment with Dr. Nikolaidis, call and text 24/7, (949)791-7127.

Child Therapist

Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Children have a different way of coping with stress and trauma and require different therapy modalities to assist with in expression of emotions. At Hope for Healing Counseling we have clinician's specialized in working with the 0-5 population. Therapists are trained in working with young children and provide play-therapy. Through play children can process trauma and current stressors in their lives.

Child Therapist

Parisa Zivari, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Every behavior is a way of communication. Children communicate with their caregivers through their behaviors such as (hitting, throwing, kicking, having nightmares, screaming eating too much, not getting along with others, not doing homework, having anxiety thoughts) and so on. In therapy with children I use play and art therapy interventions in order to reduce behavior. I work closely with parents to increase communication and strength the child-parent relationship. I teach and practice reward system, time out, positive communication, boundaries with parents. I attend IEP meetings when necessary.

Child Therapist

Priscilla Traub, MS., MFTI

Registerned MFT Intern

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Children experience life just as we adults to. Taking time to discuss emotions and feelings, the child will be able to gain tools to access feeling words and express themselves appropriately. Sometimes life becomes chaotic for children (new baby, school transitions, etc.), having a safe place to talk where someone listens will create a positive outcome on their outlook.

Child Therapist

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

For about 7 years I only worked with children in my practice. The rest of my practice has been split working with adults and with kids. With kids, its all about their instinct and comfort. If they sense that the therapist isn't comfortable or experienced with kids, they won't engage in the therapy process. I use a variety of techniques working with children, depending on their age. For smaller children, art therapy and play therapy can be very successful for a variety of reasons. The main reason is that it takes the focus off of them and they feel more at ease to talk and be open. For older children who can handle "talk therapy", using simpler language can be effective.

Child Therapist

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Children grow and change on a daily basis, which can be a difficult process not only for the child but for the parents as well. I assist children in learning how to express themselves through fun, creative outlets that are both age appropriate and applicable across multiple settings. Such settings may include home, school and multiple social avenues.

Child Therapist

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cudahy

Understanding what a child is trying to communicate is crucial. Often as a parent, it is difficult when frustration gets in the way, to hear what a child is trying to say. Years of experience helps me decode the message and help intervene in a way that can help the whole family function in a more positive manner.



You have found the top therapists in Cudahy, CA who specialize in helping children.

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

Cudahy is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 1.17 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Cudahy is 24,311 people with 5,625 households and a median annual income of $36,429. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Cudahy, CA

Check for insurance or sliding scale fees

Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Cudahy are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Cudahy may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more