Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Palmetto Bay, FL.

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


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 33016 - Nearby to Palmetto Bay.

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

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 Palmetto Bay.

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.

Ernesto Felipe, LMHC, M.S., MS.Ed., NBCC, CRRTP
Child Therapist

Ernesto Felipe, LMHC, M.S., MS.Ed., NBCC, CRRTP

Board Certified Mental Health Counselor and Life Coach

In 33134 - Nearby to Palmetto Bay.

Play is an important part of growing up and learning, especially for children. Play therapy with small children provides them with the opportunity of learning to express feelings, trying out new coping mechanisms and adaptive behaviors. some children may have experienced trauma and helping them express, rather than analyze their experiences surrounding themes of anger, fear, sadness, etc. using a variety of interventions may help them free themselves from disturbing memories and maladaptive coping

Claudia Fraga, LCSW
Child Therapist

Claudia Fraga, LCSW

Counselor/Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist

In 33156 - Nearby to Palmetto Bay.

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.

Monica Gilbert, BCBA, LMHC
Child Therapist

Monica Gilbert, BCBA, LMHC

Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33172 - Nearby to Palmetto Bay.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 33156 - Nearby to Palmetto Bay.

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.

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 Palmetto Bay.

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.


You have found the top therapists in Palmetto Bay, FL who specialize in helping children.

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

Palmetto Bay is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. It has a land area of 8.29 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Palmetto Bay is 24,642 people with 7,318 households and a median annual income of $106,324. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Palmetto Bay, FL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Palmetto Bay is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Palmetto Bay public health department.