Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Orion, MI.

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


Lori Radner, Psy.D, L.P.
Child Therapist

Lori Radner, Psy.D, L.P.

Licensed Psychologist

In 48331 - Nearby to Orion.

Are you not sure why your child is not learning? Are they unmotivated or seem to be not performing to the best of their potential? Your child may have an undiagnosed learning disorder. Neuropsychological testing is the best avenue to discover why your child may not be performing well in school. The sooner parents can find out what is interfering with their child's learning, the sooner the child can have opportunities to improve academic performance.

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW
Child Therapist

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

In 48334 - Nearby to Orion.

My approach to counseling with children is to work collaboratively with the parents. counseling with children is part of a family systems approach. Children do not develop struggles in a vacuum so working with the parents and the rest of the family as needed is of added benefit to the child in therapy, regardless of the age of the minor child involved. Therapy may be weekly or every other week, as needed and determined when we develop the treatment plan.

Franklin Sollars, and Associates
Child Therapist

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

In 48326 - Nearby to Orion.

Children often express their experiences and feelings through play, and this becomes an important tool for learning about themselves and others. Children often express and resolve inner conflicts through their play. The therapist helps the child to express and understand the world through play activities - sometimes acting out conflicts and feelings, then interpreting (as appropriate to age) how a similar issue or feeling is present in the child's life.

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC
Child Therapist

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC

Therapist

In 48375 - Nearby to Orion.

Our time together is an opportunity to explore strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and desires. Together, we will work to process aspects of your life that may be causing discomfort, frustration, anxiety, depression, or even simply an overall feeling of being overwhelmed. With time and commitment, we can restore a sense of balance and personal confidence, even though it may feel like life is giving you the opposite. My hope for you is that you find security and optimism knowing that we each have the power from within to make each day a better day.

Elizabeth Talbot, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Child Therapist

Elizabeth Talbot, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Liz Grazioli-Talbot

In 48307 - Nearby to Orion.

Children often times need to express their feelings through a concrete methodology, so that they can release what is going on inside of them. Through play therapy, a child can address the many emotions and help identify them, so that the release of negative emotions do not cause them undo stress. Parents are wise to address the issues early on, so that the child can function as their true self. My guidance, through the process of child therapy, can help parents become skilled in communicating with their young child, so that attachment to parents has a solid foundation.

Richard Kneip, PhD
Child Therapist

Richard Kneip, PhD

Great Lakes Psychology Group

In 48098 - Nearby to Orion.

Great Lakes Psychology Group offers counseling to children and their parents for a wide variety of emotional, behavioral, and academic problems. And while children can and do benefit from counseling, they are not equipped in the same way as adults to talk, reflect, and problem-solve as they often lack the insight, awareness, and vocabularies necessary to take full advantage of psychotherapy. Therapists have at their disposal a host of methods developed to meet the unique counseling needs of children, perhaps foremost among them being play therapy. Play therapy is used because it reaches all kinds of children despite their differences.

Marshall Maldaver, Ph.D, LP
Child Therapist

Marshall Maldaver, Ph.D, LP

Licensed Psychologist

In 48328 - Nearby to Orion.

Children need a solid, constant source of care. Therapy can help the child express their emotions and deal with any disorder(s) they may have. It also brings the issues to the attention of the parents so they can better deal with the situation and make more time for their child. If you are not able to help, a therapist can be very effective at finding out what is troubling your child and help them deal with their emotions.

Donna Major, LMSW, BCD
Child Therapist

Donna Major, LMSW, BCD

Donna Major

In 48084 - Nearby to Orion.

Are your children/teens displaying behaviors that may be of concern to you? Have you been "stuck" with a situation that you are struggling to overcome? Is your child struggling with anxiety, depression, school problems, or emotional issues due to the loss of a loved one, cyber-bullying, trauma or divorce? I have worked in Education K-12, for 15 years helping parents and their children overcome many difficulties in life and improve academic success.

Thomas Blume, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC
Child Therapist

Thomas Blume, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 48302 - Nearby to Orion.

I spent many years as a preschool teacher and I place great emphasis on the learnings that take place during the first 7 years of life. Parents and other parental figures have tremendous power to create a network of safe, challenging but supportive environments. When children are showing signs of emotional strain, I prefer to work with the adults to locate and address the sources of problems.

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
Child Therapist

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48302 - Nearby to Orion.

Parents seek treatment for children for a variety of reasons. Some of those may be behavioral/emotional issues, changes within the family, and adjustment issues to name a few. I utilize a variety of techniques to connect with children and assist them in exploring their feelings becoming more responsible for behaviors, developing new solutions to problems, respect and acceptance of self and others.

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Child Therapist

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Counselor

In 48152 - Nearby to Orion.

I counsel children as young as 6 years old. We play games, or drawing on the whiteboard to begin developing a therapeutic relationship. Everyone needs to be comfortable with their counselor before they can begin to open up. Children are no exception. When children do begin to open up, most are asking when they can come back. Developing a relationship takes a little longer with children than with adults, but it's well worth the slight delay.

Stephanie Sachs, LPC
Child Therapist

Stephanie Sachs, LPC

Licensened Psychotherapist

In 48009 - Nearby to Orion.

Do you have young children you are worried about? Are you seeing mood, personality, and behavior, changes in your child? Are you going through a divorce or in early recovery from a divorce? Is your child struggling socially? Academically? Young children often lack the insight, or capacity, to understand their stressful circumstances, and so it is common to be able to observe their stress, such as acting out, or acting in (withdrawing into the self, as with depression and social anxiety). Therapy can help you to understand where your child is at developmentally, what the major tasks are at that age, and how and why your child may be struggling right now, and how you can help, now. Don't wait.

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT
Child Therapist

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT

Grief Counselor & Thanatologist

In 48099 - Nearby to Orion.

All people are spiritual. Spirituality is different for all of us, but it is the common or central starting point for all of us when we face the tougher side of life. It is no different for children. Children are also very spiritual. Through their interesting viewpoints and their endless questions spark us to struggle, search and even connect. Children are profoundly spiritual and we need to listen to them. In their own way children often grasp things much faster and precisely than adults do and can give us much comfort and care. In working with children my approach is to explore their understanding of grief and spirituality. The spiritual markers on grief’s journeys, “typical” expression....



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Orion is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 33.31 square miles and a water area of 2.64 square miles.  The population of Orion is 38,070 people with 13,249 households and a median annual income of $83,247. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Orion 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 Orion public health department.