Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Ellijay, GA.

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


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 Ellijay

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

Family Christian Counseling Center Inc , M.Ed, NCC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Ellijay

Children are the most precious gift this world has to offer! We have worked with young children and adolescents and are passionate about helping them and their families however we can. Through play therapy, therapuetic story telling, family therapy, and individual sessions we believe that any child can be healed from past hurt, abuse, depression, fear, or disruptive behavior due to their inner hurt. Our approach is to work with the child and family for complete healing and encouragement overall, not quick, temporary fixes. We would love to meet your child and see exactly how we can help!

Child Therapist

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ellijay

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

Renee Willis, NCC, LPC, RPT, CAMS

Holy Spirit led Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Ellijay

Is your child "out of control" and will not listen to anything you say? Or maybe your child has "ants in their pants" and cannot sit still or focus? I can help! Children are my passion. They are our tomorrow so I will invest in them today. Children have a lot to say, but most adults don't speak "kid language." I do! When I work with a child, I want them to know they are "seen and heard." That makes all the difference. Through play therapy, a child feels safe enough to "act out" emotions, past/current traumas, and struggles through the toys they choose and in themes of play. Once a child works through their play, symptoms often times subside.

Child Therapist

Kathleen Shack, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mediator, Coach

Within driving distance of Ellijay

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.


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

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

Ellijay is located in Gilmer County, Georgia. It has a land area of 3.54 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Ellijay is 1,680 people with 693 households and a median annual income of $28,836. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ellijay, GA

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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Ellijay. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Ellijay. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for