Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Miami Gardens, FL.

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


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

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Therapists

In 33063 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

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!

Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP
Child Therapist

Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 33312 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

One of the things that makes our practice special is that we use the whole family as part of the process to help young children reach their goals. We have found that the outcome is faster and more successful when more members are involved to help the child reach his or her goals. We provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for children and their families to explore their issues and work together towards a more happy life.

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 33169 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

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 Miami Gardens.

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.

Claudia Fraga, LCSW
Child Therapist

Claudia Fraga, LCSW

Counselor/Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist

In 33156 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

Children are assimilating life and family values during a digital age. It is an age where the speed of technology and the subliminal messages surrounding them has had a direct impact on their overall formation, thus their relationships. Counseling sessions provide an opportunity for children to disclose their feelings and their opinions about the stress of school, the stress of managing daily schedules and the stress of managing their overall emotions. We work with children to teach them to cope with daily challenges. We also work with the families so they continue to be their child's healthy support.

Mario Garcia, Jr., Ph.D., J.D., LLM., PCC
Child Therapist

Mario Garcia, Jr., Ph.D., J.D., LLM., PCC

Strategic Interventionist & Results Coach / Mental Health Counselor

In 33176 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

At the Counseling Studio, it has been our pleasure to work with hundreds of children ages 5+. We assess and treat the six types of ADD/ADHD with therapy and neutraceuticals highly recommended by the Amen Clinic. As an Amen Clinic Professional Dr. Mario believes in the healthy brain concept and works with families and children, coaching them for a better and richer lifestyle.

Faramroze Sarkari, M.S., LMHC
Child Therapist

Faramroze Sarkari, M.S., LMHC

LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

In 33176 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

We specialize in therapy for young children and adolescence to address various diagnostic categories of disorders ranging from Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Panic Disorder, to Depression and Anxiety Disorders. We also offer Growth Groups for children and adolescence to address Bullying, Abandonment Issues, Managing Anger, Self-Esteem, Trauma, Gender Identity, Managing Stress and Anxiety, Human Trafficking, and Gang Involvement. We use Meditation and Mindfulness practices to promote overall well-being.

Guy Jeanty, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, SAP
Child Therapist

Guy Jeanty, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, SAP

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 33328 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

I’ve work with children in a variety of settings, and I’ve also worked with children in the foster care system and many in state custody. I’ve conducted supervised therapeutic visitation with the involvement of ChildNet, guardian ad litem, biological parents and foster parents. I also work with parents and children going through divorces, separations, children experiencing grief, bereavement, and problem with low self-esteem.

Monica Gilbert, BCBA, LMHC
Child Therapist

Monica Gilbert, BCBA, LMHC

Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33172 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

Children may present with several behavioral difficulties that may have different presentations depending on the child's age and etiology of the difficulties. Environment tremendously precipitate these difficulties. In order to work with a child, parental involvement is highly recommended. We have approximately 10 years of experience working with children and families.

Jennifer Spinner, LCSW, SAP, EMDR Certified
Child Therapist

Jennifer Spinner, LCSW, SAP, EMDR Certified

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 33029 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

Young children are very special. They express themselves in unique ways...often by acting out. This is important to remember. I incorporate play therapy into sessions as well as listening and validation. Parents always benefit from therpy in tandem with their child. ADHD is very common, and I am able to refer clients to a competent psychiatrist if they are interested in combining medication with therpy. I have many years of dealing with children suffering from Oppostitional Defiant Disorder. They importance of setting boundaries and incorporating consistency are only some of the things I work on with these children/families. I am able to refer children for intelligence testing as well

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 Miami Gardens.

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.

Kathryn Doll, LCSW, MA, ATR
Child Therapist

Kathryn Doll, LCSW, MA, ATR

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Art Therapist

In 33065 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

Children communicate so much to us through their artwork and their play. By using art therapy and play therapy techniques, children can feel free and safe to express their concerns and access their strengths. I feel that therapy with young children is NOT about interpreting their art or their play, but about hearing them and helping them learn to manage feelings, develop communication skills, develop self awareness and responsibility for self. You can reach me at 754-229-9662.

Mary Weatherford, Ph,D., MBA, Ed.S., CRC, BCN
Child Therapist

Mary Weatherford, Ph,D., MBA, Ed.S., CRC, BCN

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 33146 - Nearby to Miami Gardens.

While Dr. Weatherford does not do therapy, so to speak, with young children, she does offer NeurOptimal Neurofeedback training units for home use. Neurofeedback is biofeedback for the brain. It exercises and helps improve the functioning of the brain, calming it and improving its stability. It’s easy, and anyone can do it. The brain learns to increase certain brainwaves that are helpful for improved function. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry recommends Neurofeedback for Attention Deficits, Autism/Aspergers, Epilepsy, Head Injury, Anxiety, Trauma, Depression, Addictions, and Reading Disorders.



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Miami Gardens is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. It has a land area of 18.23 square miles and a water area of 0.77 square miles.  The population of Miami Gardens is 113,187 people with 31,003 households and a median annual income of $38,253. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Miami Gardens are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Miami Gardens may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Miami Gardens public health department.