Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Lighthouse Point, FL.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Lighthouse Point, Florida.


Linda Wechter-Ashkin, Ph.D. NCSP
Child Therapist

Linda Wechter-Ashkin, Ph.D. NCSP

Licensed and Certified School Psychologist and Neuropsychology Testing

In 33446 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

I currently see many of my young clients in order to provide psychological and educational testing. I provide gifted testing as well as testing for educational and behavioral issues. I have worked within the school system for over 20 years so I am able to help parents to navigate the school system and to better understand their child's IEP goals and accommodations.

Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC
Child Therapist

Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC

Board Certified Professional Counselor

In 33306 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

One of the most useful tools that I use in working with young children and their parents are behavior modification plans or also known as token economy. Behavior modification plans can be implemented with various problem areas a child may be facing. Some problem areas could be motivation, hygeine, ADHD, and defiance. These are to name only a few. I work closely with the family and child to see a productive outcome.

Josephine Laquis Rodriguez, LMFT, LMHC, MCAP, NCC
Child Therapist

Josephine Laquis Rodriguez, LMFT, LMHC, MCAP, NCC

Licensed Mental Health COunselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Masters Certified Addiction Professional. National Certified Counselor

In 33067 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Sometimes kids, like adults, can benefit from therapy. Therapy can help kids develop problem-solving skills and also teach them the value of seeking help. Therapists can help kids and families cope with stress and a variety of emotional and behavioral issues. Many kids need help dealing with school stress, such as homework, test anxiety, bullying, or peer pressure. Others need help to discuss their feelings about family issues, particularly if there's a major transition, such as a divorce, move, or serious illness.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Child Therapist

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 33431 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Small children aged 3 to 8 typically do not participate in family therapy because the vast majority of therapists consider such children too young to articulate their feelings or understand complex patterns of behavior. Butler thinks otherwise, as she perfects her skills using an approach called narrative therapy. Often described as “post-modern,” narrative therapy allows clients to put away old, tired versions of the stories they tell themselves [and everybody else] about their lives. Playing more to the clients’ strengths than their weaknesses, the approach urges clients to see themselves as much more than the presenting problem and to identify ways in which they are already taking steps

Jacqueline Clarke Jemmott, PhD, LMFT, MCAP, BC-TMH
Child Therapist

Jacqueline Clarke Jemmott, PhD, LMFT, MCAP, BC-TMH

Psychotherapist/Family Therapist

In 33324 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

I work with children ages 5 and above. I work with understanding the parents' concern about the presenting issue/s. I get the child's voice into the therapy session to explore understanding for therapy and develop goals. After therapeutic needs assessments, and establishing goals. I utilize either CBT or Solution Focused Brief Therapy along with art or play therapy. I will include family sessions, as I belief that changes are not only needed in the individual client, but in the family system.

Sofia Robirosa, MBA, LMFT, CAP.
Child Therapist

Sofia Robirosa, MBA, LMFT, CAP.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Addictions Professional

In 33324 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Is it nearly impossible to get your child to obey you? Get him to do his homework? Not fight with his siblings? Or does she get a lot in trouble at school? Maybe, you just brought a newborn home and you are struggling with the demands of being a new parent? I provide a safe and compassionate space to achieve your goal of helping you with your child. I look forward to hearing from you today! Call me for a free consultation at 954-805-9513.

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP
Child Therapist

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33432 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Children often are struggling with emotional issues that if not addressed will likely affect them into adulthood. I work with parents and the child to help determine the child's issue(s); develop a healthy treatment plan and goals; and help the child to identify thoughts and feelings; then implement proven methods to cope with issues in healthy, positive ways.

Laurie Shoats, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Child Therapist

Laurie Shoats, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 33067 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Young children have their own unique set is struggles. Sometimes it can be with peers in school. Sometimes it can be family issues. Sometimes it can be self-esteem or feelings of anxiety or fears. Children need a special approach which incorporates play therapy techniques. I offer shorter sessions for younger children and 20 years of experience of being a mom as well. My approach has proven helpful in assisting children on getting things back on track and experiencing positive feelings.

Alisha Singh, LMHC, NCC, SPHR
Child Therapist

Alisha Singh, LMHC, NCC, SPHR

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33483 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

I provide counseling services to children ages ten and up. I have worked with teens in addiction treatment centers. Working with children and teens who have experienced trauma I find the use of Sandtray therapy useful in helping to breakdown the walls. When vocalizing the trauma is difficult, the sensory approach has proven to be most useful. I work with teens whose parents are divorcing, and with teens who are changing schools, or going off to college and are experiencing difficult with the changes.

Margie Mader, LMFT, C.Ht.
Child Therapist

Margie Mader, LMFT, C.Ht.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, National Board Certified Hypnotherapist

In 33309 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

I believe children are very intelligent and know exactly what they need, but they often don't know how to communicate that. As a result, they may act out or in, create unhealthy symptoms, and begin to feel all alone. Through play therapy, I help children find their voice, learn to express feelings and identify needs appropriately, and learn healthy coping skills. I also work with the family, to set boundaries that support their child/children in the growth and progress they are making. As the child changes, so does the family. Growth happens with everyone, and life is never the same.

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC
Child Therapist

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Therapists

In 33073 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Trinity Harbor is dedicated to providing individualized services for all ages. Play therapy is offered for children between the ages (3-10) years. Play therapy is recommended for social skills development, self esteem, self expression and to assist with psychosocial and adjustment difficulties. Individual or Group sessions are offered to children and parents. The licensed or Masters level therapist will facilitate the play sessions based on the Child Centered Play Therapy model with the child. The goal of this model is to support the emotional, developmental growth of the child. Play therapy can also help strengthen and nurture the parent / child relationship. Call us today!

Elizabeth Ossip, MSW, LCSW, CAP, ICADC
Child Therapist

Elizabeth Ossip, MSW, LCSW, CAP, ICADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 33487 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

I help children process their emotions through play and other proven therapies. If your child has experienced an emotional upset, trauma or difficulty, I provide a safe, neutral and supportive environment for them to express their feelings and become "regulated." Their behavior will shift and they will cope with their feelings and circumstances in a new and positive way. I have worked extensively with at-risk children in the most stressful circumstances. Through play therapy, behavioral therapy and other evidence based techniques, I can assist your child with a wide range of problems, behaviors and disorders, as well as providing parenting support and education. Please call for an appointment now....

Marleen Roy, Ed., MS, LMHC
Child Therapist

Marleen Roy, Ed., MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, EMDR Approved Consultant & Certified Therapist

In 33467 - Nearby to Lighthouse Point.

Therapy for children involves full analysis of issues which can include, but not limited to; psychoeducation on child development, parenting practices, blended family topics, positive coping skills in home and school, academy success, treatment of ADHD, sensory processing disorders, disruptive mood-dysregulation disorder, anxiety, depression including bereavement, bullying and social skills/communication development. Common to children and teens are peer pressure, broken family or friend relationship issues, and technology lifestyles that can overshadow and deplete critical "ages and stages" of healthy development. Child/ teen therapies are best incorporated with the caregivers.



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Lighthouse Point is located in Broward County, Florida. It has a land area of 2.30 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Lighthouse Point is 11,104 people with 4,932 households and a median annual income of $79,658. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lighthouse Point, FL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Lighthouse Point 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 Lighthouse Point public health department.