Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Franklin, MA.

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


Carol Garfinkle, Psy.D.
Child Therapist

Carol Garfinkle, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 02021 - Nearby to Franklin.

I see children ranging from four years old through teenage. I try to make therapy an enjoyable learning experience as much as possible. My goal also is to include parent sessions as you are the long term caregivers and good communication with you is key. We may use play therapy, art therapy, sandtray therapy, family therapy or another modality to help address issues such as anger management, ADHD, behavior problems, social, academic or family issues. In addition, I do cognitive and ADHD assessments as well as diagnostic emotional testing when needed. I also provide parent guidance so you can be less reactive when dealing with your children and learn to set compassionate limits.

Adam Saltz, LICSW
Child Therapist

Adam Saltz, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

In 01776 - Nearby to Franklin.

My approach to counseling children is to make them as comfortable as possible. I do this through utilizing play therapy to help make the child comfortable. Sometimes children only want to do counseling with their parents present in the room, which is completely acceptable. If this is the case, we will work towards getting your child more comfortable in participating in the sessions alone. Of course, families are a major part of counseling with children, and parents are often invited into the room to review what is being worked on.

Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT
Child Therapist

Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 02056 - Nearby to Franklin.

Children's symptoms of anxiety and depression, in some cases, can be associated with them feeling responsible for, or caught up in the middle of parental conflict. Children under the age of 5 may cry, act out, regress, or try to distract parents. Children age 6 to middle adolescence may try to intervene in the conflict. Cues that parental conflict is too high are: repeated attempts to reduce conflict, withdrawal, or exhibiting acting out behavior. Family therapy is crucial in minimizing the negative feelings for children who are experiencing distress and emotional pain. The strength of family and child therapy is bringing together the family system so the child can feel safe and secure.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 02901 - Nearby to Franklin.

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You have found the top therapists in Franklin, MA who specialize in helping children.

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

Franklin is located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. It has a land area of 26.63 square miles and a water area of 0.39 square miles.  The population of Franklin is 33,147 people with 11,115 households and a median annual income of $108,272. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Franklin, MA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Franklin is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Franklin public health department.