Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Dakota Ridge, CO.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Dakota Ridge, Colorado.


Child Therapist

Sue McCullough, LCSW

Licensed Clincial Social Worker

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

Young children do not have the verbal skills to explain what is bothering them and may become angry or depressed. I communicate with children at the appropriate age level using books, games, and drawing. As we play together, your child will feel safe and find a way to express feelings not easily expressed because of lack of words. I will help your child develop new coping and verbal skills that will allow expression of feelings. I will, or course, communicate with you as the parent and make suggestions to help you interact better with your child

Child Therapist

Brenda Bomgardner, LPC, NCC, BCC, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Coach

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

Are you a parent of young children and feel lost or burned out. Do you want to fix your child's behavior? I have found one of the most effective ways to help a child is to support the parents. I have four grown children and seven grandchildren to add to my training. I bring a perspective of real life experience to the therapeutic relationship. I can work with you on helping you figure out how to parent your child in a way that works for you and your child.

Child Therapist

Dennis H. Harris, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

I use non-directive, directive and sand play therapy when working with children. Given that younger children's brains are in a process of development and many of the more complex cognitive skills don't develop until later, play is the most effect method of learning to solve problems and process emotions or issues. As a school counselor I worked with families, teachers and children. I have trained as a synergistic play therapist, a person centered play therapist and in sand play.

Child Therapist

Mikey Brackett, MA, NCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

I love working with kids. I currently work as a Experiential Play Therapist (part-time) for a safe house in the Metro-Denver area. Children are much stronger, smarter,and capable than many adults give them credit for. Children speak through play and through play therapy they can being to get their voice and identity back. I am an advocate for children and their protection. All the children I work with receive the upmost care and education I can offer. Through a therapeutic relationship and safe environment your children can begin a process of healing and development that will set them on a path early in life towards freedom and significance.

Child Therapist

Sarah Spurlock, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

Children need a special environment for counseling and therapy. At Denver Counseling Solutions, we have created a great setting for child counseling and play therapy. We can help you as a parent and your child. Here are some of the situations we help children with each day: Anxiety, Fear, Impulse Control, Tantrums and Aggression, New Family Situations (divorce, remarriage, blended families, moving to a new location, foster or adoption), ADHD, Self-Esteem, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and dealing with loss, grief or death.

Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

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

Carole Brooks, Ph.D, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

Diamond Counseling provides therapy services for children ages 5 and older. Even though your child may not be able to articulate their need for therapy, they have other ways of letting you know. This can include their performance at school, behavioral issues at home or school that may be problematic, fear, depression, or having difficulty sharing what they are feeling. As your therapist, I work to engage your child in an emotionally safe manner. I also involve, you, the parent(s) whenever possible. I provide evening office hours to fit both your school and work schedules. The Diamond Counseling office location is at Wadsworth and Hampden.

Child Therapist

Couples and Family Counseling Center, PLLC, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, and Therapists

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

There is no manual on how to parent and because of that things can seem very overwhelming and difficult to manage. One of the best things you can do as a parent is admit it is difficult and be willing to ask for the help when you need it, and the great thing is, it doesn't make you a bad parent. We are here to help you with that process and walk with you through the journey of becoming a more engaged parent and interacting with your child/ren in a more healthy and positive manner.

Child Therapist

Heather Gomez, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

I specialize in providing play therapy to young children. I have an office where I offer both directive and non-directive play therapy to children ages 2 and above. In play therapy, I like to include the family rather than treating the child as an individual. One specialty I offer with young children is and evidenced-based, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which helps children who have been severely traumatized to learn coping skills and to be better equipped to deal with life's events after the trauma. When the child is supported with their trauma, then concerning behaviors begin to decrease.

Child Therapist

Chris Szarka, MSW, MSTL

Behavioral Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

Specializing in Children and family therapy means you can be assured your child will be getting the special, specific attention of a therapist trained for the unique needs of children. Approaching a teenager's problems is quite different than working with a 5 or 6 year old. Every child in any given age range is different so therapy must be tailored individually to meet each child's needs. Adjustment to Divorce - Remarriage - Blended Families, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Academic Problems, Behavioral Concerns, Depression, Anxiety and Fear Issues, Tantrums, Fighting, Aggression, Impulse Control, Foster or Adoption, Self-esteem Issues - Self-concept Issues

Child Therapist

Camille Reich, M.S., Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

True Happiness and Stability Stems from the Quality of our Significant Relationships! I provide therapy for children, adolescents, individuals, elders, couples, and families. I focus on people's strengths and possibilities while addressing their real life difficulties. I provide a wide variety of evidence-based treatment approaches. Which means that all the therapy that I implement is highly researched and therefore, proven to work, if followed correctly. I believe in a holistic approach to the therapeutic process that incorporates biological, psychological, social, and spiritual dimensions empowering a person or family towards mastering life to its fullest.

Child Therapist

Sarah James, LCSW, CAC II, EMDR

Individual, Couples, and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

At The Counseling Place at Lone Tree and Castle Pines, we offer a warm environment for children 2-12 years old to express themselves therapeutically. Our play therapist, Mary Dohrmann specializes in helping children through many life challenges such as divorce, ADHD, anxiety, sadness, behavioral issues, self-esteem, trauma, etc. Please visit our site to learn more about how play therapy can help your child. http://counselinglonetree.com/child-therapy/

Child Therapist

Claudia Trevithick, ATR-BC, Registered Psychotherapist

Board-Certified Art Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Dakota Ridge

As an art therapist, sandplay therapist and play therapist, I believe that the young child's most natural way of expressing him/herself is through play, I usually let the child take the lead, often working in metaphor through puppets, drawing, and sandplay. I first do an intake with the parents. After assessing and working with the child, I will include family or parent/child sessions, as family patterns and relationships are important. I also teach parenting skills, and will support the parents to enhance their skills. It is so much easier to love a child when you feel hopeful and both of you feel important to each other.



You have found the top therapists in Dakota Ridge, CO who specialize in helping children.

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

Dakota Ridge is located in Jefferson County, Colorado. It has a land area of 9.31 square miles and a water area of 0.30 square miles.  The population of Dakota Ridge is 33,583 people with 12,328 households and a median annual income of $85,446. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Dakota Ridge for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees