Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in South Palm Beach, FL.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in South Palm Beach, Florida.


Susan Christiansen, Ph.D, LMFT, MSW
Child Therapist

Susan Christiansen, Ph.D, LMFT, MSW

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 33401 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

As a marriage and family therapist, I see the innocence of a child as the foundation for well-being. I work with the child's strengths in the context of family, school, friends, divorce, abuse, and other situations which may impact the emotional health of the child. Everything is in relationship to other forms of behavior. We derive a fuller understanding of these relational patterns from a brief comparison of other scenarios. Looking at the bigger picture can lead to a happier story ending.

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 South Palm Beach.

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

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

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Therapists

In 33431 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

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 South Palm Beach.

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....

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 33480 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

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.

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP
Child Therapist

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33432 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

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.

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 South Palm Beach.

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.

Jemma Coleman, M. Ed., Ed. S., LMFT, LMHC
Child Therapist

Jemma Coleman, M. Ed., Ed. S., LMFT, LMHC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor

In 33477 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

When dealing with young children and their issues, parents often find themselves at a loss. After all, having a baby doesn't mean you get an instructions manual! Even if you're a parent who reads all the self-help books, you may still find it discouraging and start to lose steam, wondering if these suggestions are really going to work. When working with the issues of young children, I focus on helping you as parents learn the most effective ways to interact with your child, so that you can help them to grow into emotionally intelligent adults. Emotional intelligence is our ability to read other people’s signals and react appropriately to them and influences our chances for success in life.

Retreat at Palm Beach
Child Therapist

Retreat at Palm Beach

Outpatient Substance Abuse & Co-Occurring Counseling

In 33463 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

Youth Connection is an intensive program for those individuals who suffer from addiction, but are also faced with the challenges of young adulthood. Teenagers and young adults, 18 – 25 years of age, who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction often find themselves dealing with additional pressures. They may have trouble with their workload at school, associate with delinquent peers, suffer from a lack parental supervision, or just generally exhibit feelings of inadequacy, poor self-image, or even depression. They have not learned the necessary skills that would otherwise enable them to cope with everyday life situations.

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH
Child Therapist

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH

Clinical Director

In 33401 - Nearby to South Palm Beach.

So many child behavior and parenting problems simply vanish, once we understand a few basics. Children are not small adults, and should not be expected to respond the way adults do. Children, like everyone else, respond beautifully to praise, love and reward. By contrast, punishment creates only resentment and the motivation to not get caught. All the particulars flow from these simple truths. Even the most defiant and disrespectful children can quickly come around, if we simply pay a little more attention to connecting praise and rewards to desirable behavior, and withholding them for unwanted behavior.

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 South Palm Beach.

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.

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 South Palm Beach.

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.


You have found the top therapists in South Palm Beach, FL who specialize in helping children.

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

South Palm Beach is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. It has a land area of 0.12 square miles and a water area of 0.13 square miles.  The population of South Palm Beach is 1,424 people with 804 households and a median annual income of $50,729. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for South Palm Beach, FL

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in South Palm Beach is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your South Palm Beach therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local South Palm Beach public health department.