Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Ventura, CA.

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


Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Ventura

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

April De Higes, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ventura

Children come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Some examples are behavioral problems, failing grades, not focusing, not staying on task, fighting with peers, poor social skills, not listening at home, and hyperactivity. Using play therapy and art therapy, I help children express themselves. Children experience counseling as fun which results in them expressing themselves honestly and resolving the issue through play. If you want to help your child be successful in school or at home, I can help you.

Child Therapist

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Child and adolescent counseling can play a very important role in the life of a child who is dealing with one or more of the wide area of childhood challenges and traumas. Children can become the unintended victims of parents who had little training to become parents, had little time to be parents or experienced separation, abandonment, divorce , a change in parenting, step-parenting, foster parenting as well were challenged by dysfunctional homes with addictions, emotional disturbances and instabilities, extreme fighting, arguing, violence and abuse, frequent moving, and being passed from one divorced parent to another or from family member to family memeber. All these and many additional growing up challenges and traumas can be potent and disturbing...(view profile to read more)

Child Therapist

Kathryn Bryan, LMFT, ATR-BC

Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Ventura

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

Jessica Hupf, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ventura

Working with young children requires special training, since kids do not have the same ability to talk about their feelings like adults can. That is why my extra training in Play Therapy is a huge benefit that I offer as a therapist, since it allows me to utilize effective strategies to help kids who are struggling with challenges such as behavior problems, academic difficulties, social skills, depression, anxiety, trauma, or adjustment difficulties. Many therapists do not have special training in working with young children, so this is an important aspect to consider when choosing someone to work with your child. Thank you for your consideration!


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

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

Ventura is located in Ventura County, California. It has a land area of 21.81 square miles and a water area of 10.43 square miles.  The population of Ventura is 109,708 people with 41,029 households and a median annual income of $66,995. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ventura, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ventura are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans