Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Kansas City, MO.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Kansas City, Missouri.


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Kansas City, Missouri 64101 |

Many times, child therapists overdo the family system in their quest to seek effective solutions for emotional, learning or behavioral concerns with young children. And many times doctors overpathologize issues that shouldn’t be medicated necessarily. This leaves parents wondering what is the best route for their child? Introducing brainwave optimization technology. A fast, effective, natural, and less expensive way to allow your child's brain to make the optimizing changes it desires to make---on its own! Without any external force, opinion, medication, diagnostic, etc. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Richelle Stillwell, LPC, CMHC, CFTP,
Child Therapist

Richelle Stillwell, LPC, CMHC, CFTP,

Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Family Trauma Professional

471 SW Ward Rd, Lee's Summit, Missouri 64081 | 816799-7953

Oftentimes, parents find themselves in counseling for their young children because of behavioral difficulties. Children who have problems managing and regulating their behavior can be tough for a frustrated and exhausted parent to deal with. Their behavior can begin to disrupt family functioning and put a strain on family relationships. Working to address these behavioral difficulties in young children begins with providing education and support for the parents. Parent support includes providing skills to help reshape behavior and learn how to readjust family interactions in a more positive way. Let me help you increase your confidence as you master the skills necessary to manage your child’s behavior, while also providing your child with skills to control...(view profile to read more)

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT
Child Therapist

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

1201 NW Briarcliff Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64116 | 816-699-2047

A parent is only as happy as their saddest child. It is extremely painful to watch our children suffer and be at a loss of what is going on or how to help them. I am a certified Play Therapist and work with children ages 2 and up. When a child is acting out that is a sign that something is wrong in their world. Play Therapy is the preferred form of therapy for children under the age of ten and it is highly effective for children suffering from abuse, neglect, bullying, low self esteem, divorce etc. Play was a child's first language and we use play in session to gain insight into what is going on in a child's world when they don't have the ability to put words to it themselves.


You have found the top therapists in Kansas City, MO who specialize in helping children.

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

Kansas City is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cass County and Platte County and Jackson County and Clay County in Missouri. It has a land area of 314.97 square miles and a water area of 4.00 square miles.  The population of Kansas City is 475,378 people with 195,033 households and a median annual income of $45,821. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Kansas City, MO

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Kansas City, 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 Kansas City may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Kansas City public health department.