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.

Child Therapist

Matthew Luckenbach, DCoun, LPC., RPT, NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Professional Counselor

888 Haines, Suite 230 , Liberty, Missouri

It can be very difficult as a parent to address all of your child's needs and issues. As a play therapist I have specialized training in utilizing an effective approach to help your child achieve healing and the family to restore relationships. Children often can suffer from the same issues that we can have as adults but express it in different ways. This is often misunderstood and requires a unique approach with parents to help find the ways to manage behaviors and explore problems within a child's life. My experience includes counseling children with an abuse or trauma history, ADHD, and Autism.

Child Therapist

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

1201 NW Briarcliff Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri

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.

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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. .

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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