Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Portland, ME.

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


Child Therapist

Basil Steele, LMHC, LCPC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

3948A Kaimuki Avenue, Portland, Maine

Most of my work with younger children happens within the context of family therapy. When I work with children individually, I use modalities that are primarily experiential in nature such as art and play therapy through which I more able to gauge specific developmental deficits and needs. In all the years I have been working with people, the most profound and lasting wounds resulted from attachment issues experienced as children who often merely want adults to be with them in a safe, affirming way.

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You have found the top therapists in Portland, ME who specialize in helping children.

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

Portland is located in Cumberland County, Maine. It has a land area of 21.54 square miles and a water area of 47.89 square miles.  The population of Portland is 66,881 people with 30,119 households and a median annual income of $46,280. .


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Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Portland, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Portland may have flexibility or sliding scales