Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Mountain View, CA.

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


John Kane, LMFT
Child Therapist

John Kane, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94086 - Nearby to Mountain View.

After 11 years of working with children, I find it more effective to work with you, the parent. This is not because you are responsible for the way your child is behaving or what your child is going through, but because you have the most positive power and influence in your child's life. If I can use what I know through education and experience to empower you the parent to connect to your child, it will be more impactful and long lasting than if I spend therapy sessions with them. Your child will also find healing through their relationship with you, increasing trust, and strengthening your relationship for the present and future. You will have your Parenting Power back, stronger than ever!

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP
Child Therapist

Well Coached Life, PhD, MA, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| Individuals | Couples | Youth

In 94022 - Nearby to Mountain View.

GRIT Kids exists to allow parents or caregivers to aid their children in the work of self-awareness—at every developmental stage— to better understand themselves and the world around them. Simple behavioral management fails to develop the internal locus of control that is necessary for developing character and self-discipline. Forming a self-identity and learning to live with purpose is a necessary life skill for children to learn in order to live into their fullest self. GRIT Kids Coaches are trained to help you do the work of raising your child with intention so you can see that little person grow into all they are capable of.

Blythe Thomas, AMFT
Child Therapist

Blythe Thomas, AMFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95070 - Nearby to Mountain View.

I work with all ages of children to give them support in the challenges they may be facing. It is so difficult to be a child right now in our society. Any issues your child might be facing, be it depression, anxiety, neurodivergent issues, parental divorce, relationship struggles, etc., I can help. I use a mix of play therapy, art therapy, child-focused CBT, and somatic tools to help kids in need of support. I also do parent coaching to help the whole family support the child in whatever they are working through.

Lauren Miller, AMFT 116374
Child Therapist

Lauren Miller, AMFT 116374

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95070 - Nearby to Mountain View.

Therapy with children involves learning about feelings, developing coping tools to regulate emotions, strengthening self-expression, and gaining social skills. When working with children I provide support through parent coaching so that parents can strengthen the parent child relationship and better support their child. Techniques such as art therapy, play therapy, sand tray, coping skills, and social emotional learning help children overcome challenges and thrive. Through therapy children can improve their relationships with friends, siblings, parents, and teachers.

Hannah Ly, LMFT
Child Therapist

Hannah Ly, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95128 - Nearby to Mountain View.

I am a child therapist that specializes in helping children with anxiety and trauma heal and grow. As a play therapist, I walk alongside your child in expressing their needs and working through their issues. I provide additional parenting support by inviting you as the caregiver to participate in your child's growth and healing by offering parenting skills and coaching. Play is how children express themselves and process their feelings. Through intentional play therapy sessions, I can help your child connect more with themselves and with you. When children have an outlet to express themselves, they are able to better manage their feelings and relationships with others.

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT
Child Therapist

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95051 - Nearby to Mountain View.

Children have not yet learned how to shield themselves from conflict, negativity, etc. Therefore, they are akin to "sponges," soaking up whatever they are exposed to. I provide children with a healthy, authentic space in which they can connect with their feelings through play and discussion. I also work with parents on styles of communication (those they might use with their children as well as their spouse/coparent) that may be inadvertently affecting children.

Suzanne Greene, JD, MA, LMFT
Child Therapist

Suzanne Greene, JD, MA, LMFT

Psychotherapist, LMFT

Available for Online Therapy

Today it is more complicated than ever to be a teen. With so much going on, it’s common for teens and children feel anxiety, irritability, isolation, low self esteem, and sadness. Teens just need someone to talk to, that isn’t a family member about difficult topics they are experiencing. It’s not that they don’t trust their family, but many times teens need a private, non-judge mental space of their own to gain insight. I have extensive experience working with teens and children, even those resistant to therapy. I specialize with teens managing high academic & athletic achievement. Through therapy teens will learn to manage their emotions, reach goals, and grow into healthy young adults.

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR
Child Therapist

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

In 94306 - Nearby to Mountain View.

In my practice I work with young children with a variety of difficulties from controlling their anxiety, anger and tantrums, to getting along better with friends and siblings and parents. I also help them with school difficulties that include failing grades, and behavior issues. I work with the child, parent and often the teacher to remember what Erikkson taught that "behind each behavior is a feeling". My goal is to help the child access their feelings, and in a safe place, explore their feelings and behavior while learning tools to help contol them so they can live happy and fulfilled lives.

Doreen Maxwell MFT and Associates Experiential Psychotherapy, MFT, CHT
Child Therapist

Doreen Maxwell MFT and Associates Experiential Psychotherapy, MFT, CHT

Marriage & Family Therapists, Certified Hakomi Psychotherapy

In 95032 - Nearby to Mountain View.

Therapy with children must include verbal and nonverbal modes of therapy. We include modeling and teaching positive behaviors and self-talk, identifying core beliefs, play therapy, and sandplay. Sandtray therapy, more commonly called Sandplay therapy, is a form of therapy that provides a way to help children express the "inexpressible" Other ways for children to express include drawing a picture, using a crafts technique, or doing a collage. Art and play therapy techniques are used to supplement the therapy as talk therapy can be limiting for many children. We may also employ Somatic Experiencing methods to resolve trauma. Also, we often include the parents or caretakers in the therapy.

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT
Child Therapist

Kimberly Koljat, LMFT, LIMFT-S, RPT-S, RDT

Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Available for Online Therapy

Many therapists share they use play therapy in their practice with children, but have not taken further training on its use in therapy. I am a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, which means I completed 3 years and 3000 additional hours of practice after licensure, clinical supervision, consistent continued education courses, and significant focus in at least two play therapy evidence based practices. I utilize Child Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Digital Play Therapy, and Prescriptive Play Therapy to address children's needs in addition to creative arts therapies (Drama Therapy, Art Therapy interventions).

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 94023 - Nearby to Mountain View.

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.


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

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

Mountain View is located in Santa Clara County, California. It has a land area of 11.99 square miles and a water area of 0.27 square miles.  The population of Mountain View is 80,435 people with 32,714 households and a median annual income of $103,488. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Mountain View, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Mountain View is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Mountain View public health department.