Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Druid Hills, GA.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Druid Hills, Georgia.


Child Therapist

Amanda Dellinger, Ed.S., M.S., LPC, NCC, CPCS, RPT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor & Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

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. At Thrive Counseling- we utilize play therapy as a research supported modality in working with young children. Play Therapy with children is very different from that with adults as c....

Child Therapist

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

Is your child struggling with nightmares, tantrums, fear, bed wetting, incontinence, or trauma? We strongly feel that early intervention is the best method. Rather than allowing patterns and behaviors to become ingrained, we help children through expressive play therapy to process emotions, confront fears, and develop new skills/behaviors. We often find that parents are too close to their children to see when there are significant problems developing and it is the voice of teachers, friends, or other parents that make subtle suggestions about getting your child some additional resources. Pay attention to those suggestions they might see something you do not see. We are here to help!

Child Therapist

Elizabeth Rogers, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

Psychoanalytic work with young children is carried out through play therapy and/or other creative modalities such as art or expressive work. The work can support young children in understanding what it is they are experiencing as they grow into individuals within their families and communities. It provides a safe and creative space for a child to work through relational difficulties, learning difficulties, struggles to be attentive and to focus, a space for addressing fears, anxieties, and for naming and exploring feelings that impact behavior, sleep, attentiveness, and so on.

Child Therapist

David Wright, MD, MBA, MHSA

Physician

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

Child Therapies are approached in a highly individualized manner--taking into account the client's background, personality factors, family history, emotional history, and their current needs and environment. This approach may include subconscious, unconscious, pre-conscious, &/or conscious techniques. This approach may also involve taking into account personality & emotional factors that are specific to the client. Anxiety, Depression, ADD/ADHD, and Learning Disabilities are Specialties for our practice, and we offer clients a plethora of strategies to successfully address them.

Child Therapist

Matthew Smith, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

Dr. Matt Smith from Atlanta Consulting and Psychological Services has a passion with working with children, adolescents and men. He has a cognitive Therapeutic Orientation and works well with all populations. The goal of working with young children is to assist them to be able with coping and dealing with change which occurs to often in a young childs life at times. We assist our youth with being resilient and recovering strength emotionally.

Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

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.

Child Therapist

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

At this point in my professional life as a psychologist I no longer directly work with young children. However, I do work with the children's parents in order to assist them in meeting the multiple challenges which can be present in a marriage, which in turn can have an effect, not only on the emotional well-being of the children, but on themselves as well.

Child Therapist

Kathleen Shack, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mediator, Coach

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

Families play an important role in children's healing processes. The interaction between children's problems and their families is always complex. Sometimes children develop problems as a way of signaling that there is something wrong in the family. Other times the entire family becomes distressed because the child's problems are so disruptive. In all cases, children and families heal faster when they work together. I assist parents with parenting skills through psychoeducation and coaching. We work together to develop age appropriate discipline and parenting. Involved in this process are family sessions with parents and children together so that family issues can be resolved.

Child Therapist

Lois Muir-McClain, M.A., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

I work with children and adolescents ages 6-18. My approach is to let them participate in their therapy, so that they have a sense of control, and not that something is "being done to them." Every child is different, so my approach depends on their personality and behavior. With quiet, or defiant children, I may start by playing a board game or doing puzzles so we can get to know each other. With a more outgoing or verbal kid, they may have a lot to tell me and just want to talk. Still others respond to workbook exercises which I provide feedback on. Call me at 678-209-1348 to discuss my approach with children and also so I can find out more about your situation and what your child needs.

Child Therapist

Daniel Gopin, LAPC

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

I try to create a space which is welcoming and kid-friendly. Children communicate best through play and it's through play therapy that children's emotions are fully expressed. Whether parents are going through a divorce or a child is simply having difficulty relating to friends in school, the therapeutic setting is helpful for giving kids the tools that they need to feel good about themselves and to succeed in life.

Child Therapist

Avedon Elliott, MS, LPC, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Druid Hills

When counseling young children I follow their lead. Being that advocate for young children who are unable to express how they feel in appropriate ways or being that person who they can talk to free of judgement is very rewarding for me. I am presently working towards my Play Therapist certification which is a self-directed approach for children to find that inner voice and confidence within themselves; while at the same time teaching the young ones self-control of one's emotions. I have helped young children develop coping skills to manage upsetting feelings, thoughts and behaviors; and I have also helped young children who have been victims of various degrees of traumas.


You have found the top therapists in Druid Hills, GA who specialize in helping children.

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

Druid Hills is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. It has a land area of 4.04 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Druid Hills is 14,439 people with 4,390 households and a median annual income of $87,912. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Druid Hills, GA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Druid Hills 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