Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Winthrop Harbor, IL.

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


Wayne Riendeau, LCPC
Child Therapist

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Winthrop Harbor.

I have counseled children from ages 5 through 12 in both individual and group settings for several years. My approach in working with young children is to create an atmosphere of trust, rapport and fun, and I use play therapy and art therapy to build that trust and rapport. I have helped more children in counseling playing board games, sports or anything that allows them to want to talk to me, because I care about who they are and what they need to do if they are to trust me and talk to me, with honest and sincerity, and with a gut-level trust that I care about them and want only the best for their lives.

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC
Child Therapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Winthrop Harbor.

Are you worried about your child? Is your child stressed? I'm here to help! I specialize in working with youth ages 3-25. Young children tend to communicate through their actions, and it's the adults' job to figure out what they are saying. I support both the child and the parent. Even good parents need support sometimes! Play therapy and Theraplay (working on parent-child connection) are two helpful types of therapies I do to assist stressed kids. Counseling is one of the most loving things you can do for a child. Give me a call today and we can figure out together what is causing your child distress and start right away on making life more fulfilling for you and your child.

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC
Child Therapist

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 53158 - Nearby to Winthrop Harbor.

I work with young children from the age of 5 yrs, depending on their language skills. This is usually in a family therapy setting. I work with older children on issues of ADHD, Impulse Disorders, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder, truancy, school compliance....from age 10+ (depending on the maturity of the child). I have successfully raised a boy with ADHD, who is now a 28 yr-old man successful as an International Account Executive. Trust me we knew he had ADHD before he was old enough to be tested for it! EARLY INTERVENTION IS THE KEY!!! Loving behavior modification - with or without meds. The parent will need to sign a consent form allowing me to treat anyone under the age of 18.

Damen Wellen, LCSW
Child Therapist

Damen Wellen, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

In 60035 - Nearby to Winthrop Harbor.

Her specialty is working with children and families with a variety of emotional challenges, including anxiety, attention/focus, sensory regulation, depression, social skills, compulsive behavior, anger, self-esteem, self-harm, trauma, parent coaching and general life transitions. Damen has experience working with children as young as 4 years old. As a clinician, Damen is devoted to learning about her young clients and helping them work towards their individual goals using knowledge and creativity. She has extensive experience working with schools and advocating for IEP, 504 plans and specific resources needed to help her clients be successful in the school setting.


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

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

Winthrop Harbor is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.74 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Winthrop Harbor is 6,818 people with 2,474 households and a median annual income of $77,837. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Winthrop Harbor, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Winthrop Harbor 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Winthrop Harbor public health department.