Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Tamarac, FL.

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


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

David Ransen, Ph.D., LMFT, BCH

Clinical Director

In 33483 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.

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 Tamarac.

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.

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 Tamarac.

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.

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 Tamarac.

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.

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP
Child Therapist

Tom Lewis, LMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33432 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.

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

Trinity Harbor Therapeutic Services, Inc., LCSW, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Therapists

In 33063 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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 Tamarac.

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....

Alisha Singh, LMHC, NCC, SPHR
Child Therapist

Alisha Singh, LMHC, NCC, SPHR

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 33483 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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 Tamarac.

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.

Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP
Child Therapist

Jason Wasser, LMFT, CAP

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 33312 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.

Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC
Child Therapist

Kacee Tannenbaum, LCSW, DBTC

Board Certified Professional Counselor

In 33306 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.

Kathryn Doll, LCSW, MA, ATR
Child Therapist

Kathryn Doll, LCSW, MA, ATR

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Art Therapist

In 33065 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 33304 - Nearby to Tamarac.

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.



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

Tamarac is located in Broward County, Florida. It has a land area of 11.62 square miles and a water area of 0.46 square miles.  The population of Tamarac is 64,681 people with 27,242 households and a median annual income of $43,235. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Tamarac, FL

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Tamarac is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Tamarac are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Tamarac public health department.