Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Braidwood, IL.

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


Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT
Child Therapist

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60463 - Nearby to Braidwood.

I work with children as young as age four. In addition to family therapy, play therapy is the method I use to engage younger children on an individual basis. Younger children may have difficulty expressing their thoughts and feelings in words, but can express them through drawing, painting, storytelling, games, as well as symbolic play with puppets, dolls, etc. Play therapy activities depend on the child's developmental age and the therapy goals. Although I nearly always use play therapy techniques with younger children, play therapy may also be appropriate with many older children.

Polaris Counseling
Child Therapist

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

In 60563 - Nearby to Braidwood.

Raising a child can be challenging! As parents, we experience a broad range of emotions when parenting our children - these can be anything from elation, pride and joy to anger, frustration and outright bafflement. Parenting is like being on a roller-coaster, there are plenty of highs and lows and no way of getting off until the end! As parents, we all understand and accept that with patience, good discipline and consistency, those difficult moments or phases will pass and will serve as an important learning opportunity for our children moving forward. Sometimes, however, those phases seem to have no end, and our children get stuck in a pattern of destructive behaviors. Let us help!

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.
Child Therapist

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60540 - Nearby to Braidwood.

At Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C., we have well-respected expertise in providing comprehensive treatment of child and adolescent behavioral healthcare issues. Our staff of licensed child psychologists, pediatric counselors, and pediatric nurse practitioners, are able to offer targeted evaluation and treatment of a wide array of issues affecting young children. We provide evaluation and treatment of ADHD, OCD, Defiance in Childen and Teenagers, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, attachment issues, and learning problems in school.

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 60563 - Nearby to Braidwood.

We are child specialist with over 20 years combined exclusive child training who know how to identify underlying cause of behavior difficulty. We know children inside and out! We work closely with parents and coach them. First we meet with parents alone to understand the problem, second we meet wit the child alone and third we meet again with parents to form a plan of action. You can expect sessions to follow a pattern and we build skills in your child and confidence in you as a parent. Families leave treatment feeling stronger, knowing how to handle problems in the future. Areas of expertise are anxiety; depression; ADHD, OCD, Spectrum and all behavioral issues.

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW
Child Therapist

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60560 - Nearby to Braidwood.

At times our children need extra guidance to navigate through life's storms. Whether the challenges that your child faces are temporary set backs or lifelong issues, together we can find a way to help your child face the future by learning new coping and social skills. In this way they will developing a stronger sense of self and have new solutions for resolving the challenges they face as they grow. I have over 20 year of experience working in the school setting, and have counseled children with disabilities including ADHD, Asperger’s, autism, learning disabilities, mental health impairments, physical impairments, emotional disorders and behavioral challenges and their families. I have also ....

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC
Child Therapist

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

In 60563 - Nearby to Braidwood.

Children are amazing and are far more intelligent, emotional and in tune to their surroundings than we often give credit for! For example, children use play to express and reflect their internal thoughts and emotions - Play IS work for the growing child, and observation of play is one of the most effective ways to gain insight to a child's inner emotions. We accomplish this communication and connetion with your child through Play therapy. Play therapy is useful in addressing: * Social Challenges * Adjustment to separation from parents. * Unresolved or suspected trauma & abuse * Anxiety * Anger * Aggression * Sudden life changes * Behavioral issues. * Potty We treat children ages 1 &up

Emily Pagone, M.S., L.P.C.
Child Therapist

Emily Pagone, M.S., L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60563 - Nearby to Braidwood.

I am incredibly passionate about working with children as young as 3 years old, up to adolescence and the teenage years. I work with children, and collaborate with their loved ones, regarding various difficulties. I help children with the following concerns: depression, anxiety, school-stress, familial-stress, survivors of trauma, survivors of sexual assault, PTSD, grief and loss, and life-transitions/adjustments. With very young children, I utilize child-centered play therapy, especially with children going through trauma, divorcing parents, and other incredibly sensitive situations. I also strive to incorporate art therapy as well; using effective interventions for each unique child.

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC
Child Therapist

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60521 - Nearby to Braidwood.

Children face many challenges today that can seem overwhelming. Often they have difficulty expressing their feelings properly and/or managing their behavior. As a family specialist, I employ a variety of child-friendly strategies to help children learn how to confront their challenges and exercise control over their thoughts, feelings and behavior. I am a contributing author on the subject of play therapy in two clinical books and have a playroom filled with puppets, arts, sand tray, an imaginative games that provide a means for children to engage in counseling as a positive experience.


You have found the top therapists in Braidwood, IL who specialize in helping children.

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

Braidwood is a city that is located in multiple counties- Grundy County and Will County in Illinois. It has a land area of 5.35 square miles and a water area of 0.17 square miles.  The population of Braidwood is 6,172 people with 2,446 households and a median annual income of $58,313. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Braidwood 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 Braidwood 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 Braidwood public health department.