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.


Angela Dotzenrod, MA, LPC
Child Therapist

Angela Dotzenrod, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80002 - Nearby to Dakota Ridge.

Teens can have a variety of difficulties including questioning their identities, struggling with self esteem and acceptance issues, worrying about meeting expectations, lacking organizational skills, and recovering from abandonment or trauma. I work with teens to help them develop their personal values, identify their unique talents and abilities, develop social and practical skills, and heal from past hurts and trauma. Anxiety and bullying are also common issues I work with.

Chris Szarka, MSW, MSTL
Child Therapist

Chris Szarka, MSW, MSTL

Behavioral Psychotherapist

In 80112 - Nearby to 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

Sue McCullough, LCSW
Child Therapist

Sue McCullough, LCSW

Licensed Clincial Social Worker

In 80027 - Nearby to 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

Sarah Spurlock, M.A., LMFT
Child Therapist

Sarah Spurlock, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 80108 - Nearby to 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.

Carole Brooks, Ph.D, LPC
Child Therapist

Carole Brooks, Ph.D, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80235 - Nearby to 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.

Sarah James, LCSW, CAC II, EMDR
Child Therapist

Sarah James, LCSW, CAC II, EMDR

Individual, Couples, and Family Therapist

In 80124 - Nearby to 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/

Rachel Weddle, MA, MFT
Child Therapist

Rachel Weddle, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 80246 - Nearby to Dakota Ridge.

Is your child not sleeping through the night and/or waking you multiple times at night? If you are longing for everyone in your family to sleep all night, then I can help. I have been working with families on their children's sleep issues for over a decade. I help families discover the gift of sleep and the subsequent joy of having a well rested family. My approach is rooted in developmental research and attachment theory. I take in the unique needs of your family and help you create a schedule, bedtime routine and sleep plan where everyone gets the sleep they need.

Mikey Brackett, MA, NCC, LPC
Child Therapist

Mikey Brackett, MA, NCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80203 - Nearby to 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.

Sally Bonkrude, MA, MT-BC, LPC
Child Therapist

Sally Bonkrude, MA, MT-BC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor - Board Certified Music Therapist

In 80127 - Nearby to Dakota Ridge.

With young children, you have to let go and play. Play is one of the ways children communicate and express their feelings. Using "Play Therapy", we enter the world of play and within the play, one finds the needs of the child, and the parents are then able to see how they may help their children in positive ways. Sometimes, it's about going for a walk with the child and seeing what comes up. It's being present, open and able to get out of your way of thinking and opening to what the child is trying to show you through their play.

Laura Stuart, MA, LPC
Child Therapist

Laura Stuart, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 80203 - Nearby to Dakota Ridge.

I highly specialize in working with young children. I have extensive training and knowledge in early childhood development and use a combination of play therapy and EMDR when treating children. I believe trust is the most important component of therapy with kids and put a large emphasis on building the therapeutic relationship in the beginning. This allows kids to feel safe and benefit long term from the therapy process.

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

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 80110 - Nearby to 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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 80202 - Nearby to 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.

Dennis H. Harris, MA
Child Therapist

Dennis H. Harris, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

In 80031 - Nearby to 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.



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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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Dakota Ridge public health department.