Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Carol Stream, IL.

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


Child Therapist

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Young children and their parents can benefit from counseling with Kari Hunter. Whether your child is struggling with a normal developmental stage or a true social, emotional, or behavioral disorder, Ms. Hunter works closely with parents to understand the unique circumstances of your family and the specific personality of your child. Creative and practical strategies are suggested based on 25 years of working with young children and their parents.

Child Therapist

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

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.

Child Therapist

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Through the use of play therapy, I work with children and parents in creating a safe environment for them to express themselves freely. Free play allows children identify and work through their feelings, and allows parents to gain insight into presenting concerns they have have. Play therapy gives children the ability to use their imagination which often times leads them to indicate struggles in their own lives. If your child is acting out, angry, withdrawn, regressed toilet or sleep habits, are fearful or anxious, play therapy can help - and you, as a parent, will learn how to conduct that specific play, through the we do with your child.

Child Therapist

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Parenting can lead to you to experience the greatest of joys and the deepest of valleys. The stresses of having young children can leave you depleted and overwhelmed. The challenges of some childhood disorders can leave you feeling powerless. My approach is to carefully assess the issues your child is facing and find appropriate solutions and support for your child.You will always be included and supported in comprehensive treatment goals. My goal is to have you once again experience joy and laughter as you raise your child. To accomplish this, I can utilize non-traditional alternative therapies such as art, play and equine assisted psychotherapy.

Child Therapist

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

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Within driving distance of Carol Stream

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

Child Therapist

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Play therapy or using play as part of the modality of communication in therapy is particularly useful when providing treatment to young children. Play is important to young children in that it is a vehicle to help them understand and process the world and others. When I see young children in therapy, I also work with the child's parents/care givers; provide psycho-education on various topics including parenting and normal childhood development; and discuss each child's strengths and challenges. Academic tutoring available.

Child Therapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

We have multiple play therapists on staff. Therapists that specialize in counseling children as young as two years old. We have many therapeutic games, art, and toys that we use to help children communicate and process their emotions to find healing. Children may not communicate to you how much help they need but they all could use guidance and help. We also partner with parents in making the best environment for their children.

Child Therapist

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

I have worked with children parents and families for many years. Play therapy is an excellent way to help children process difficult emotions. Play therapy is used with children aged 3 through 11 and provides a way for them to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided, self-healing process. As children’s experiences and knowledge are often communicated through play, it becomes an important vehicle for them to know and accept themselves and others.

Child Therapist

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

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!

Child Therapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

I work with children ages 9 and up. Most kids struggle significantly because they don't fully understand what they're feeling or why. What's worse is that many children aren't equipped to cope with everything life throws at them. For many children, psychological issues such as anxiety or depression frequently manifest as behavioral issues (difficulty concentrating, impulsivity, physical aggression, self-injury, difficulty learning, frequent meltdowns, night terrors, etc.) or as physical symptoms (stomach aches, vomiting, insomnia, frequent diarrhea, headaches, body aches, etc.). I have 7 years of experience and specialized trainings in working with children. Let me help!

Child Therapist

Midwest Center for Hope and Healing, LTD.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Children and Adolescent Counseling or psychotherapy includes pairing your child with one of our compassionate therapists with a goal of helping them manage or overcome their stress and suffering. After the initial session, ongoing individual counseling is a common and useful means of personal growth and achievement of one's full potential. Clients would meet their therapist in our offices each week. During times of crisis or depending on the client’s needs and goals, one may choose to meet their therapist multiple times per week. At Midwest Center for Hope and Healing we will work together to identify your needs and formulate a plan of action. Together we will work to meet your goals.

Child Therapist

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

SYMPTOMS: Too distracted, constantly "in motion," poor memory, poor organization, loses things, procrastination, impatience, impulsiveness, risky behavior, complaints from teachers and poor handwriting. TREATMENT: Three months of state-of-the-art, non-drug and tested, computer-based attention and focus training BENEFITS: No drugs to deal with, greater cooperation, more patience, vastly improved school performance, more reflectiveness and disappearing impulsiveness and anger in your child.

Child Therapist

Kuhn Counseling Center, LPC, LCPC, PhD

Therapists of Kuhn Counseling Center, P.C.

Within driving distance of Carol Stream

Young children have very unique ways of managing and expressing feelings. Not only do they see the world in a different way than adults but they express their feelings and thoughts very differently than adults. Through counseling we can help you and your family identify the root cause if behaviors and give a safe place for your little one to talk, play and explore their feelings.



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

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

Carol Stream is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 9.12 square miles and a water area of 0.32 square miles.  The population of Carol Stream is 40,356 people with 14,628 households and a median annual income of $73,229. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Carol Stream, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Carol Stream 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