Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Sanford, NC.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Sanford, North Carolina.


Child Therapist

Christopher Ricci, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Sanford

When helping your children, Dr. Ricci believes that the family system is the most effective solution. Therefore, a parent or parents are present for treatment, and psycheducation is considered tantamount to success. Dr. Ricci believes that techniques, skills, and communication style will be passed on to caregivers in session, allowing all members to continue to utilize information effectively.

Child Therapist

Tina Lepage, Psy.D.

Group Psychology & Psychiatry Practice Serving the Triangle for Over 15 Years

Within driving distance of Sanford

Therapy with a young child is often a multi-tiered approach. Part of the process focuses on fostering a sense of comfort, support, and understanding for the child who may be feeling frustrated, unsuccessful, anxious, or depressed about life circumstances. Therapy also incorporates strategies for aiding the child to make behavioral changes in areas where he or she is currently struggling. Finally, therapy brings parents into the process by helping them gain a comprehensive understanding of what drives their child, and how they can then direct their child in more adaptive ways which allot for more successful life experiences. Similar to adults, children enter therapy for a broad array of reasons. W....

Child Therapist

Rachel Ford, Rachel Ford, Ed.S., LPA

Licensed Psychological Associate

Within driving distance of Sanford

Parents often bring their children to see me for symptoms of anxiety, anger management, school and/or behavioral concerns, and obsessive compulsive disorder. I love working with children and am often impressed by how resilient they are and how quickly they respond to our work together. I always involve parents in the therapy process for some of each session. Please call me for a free 20 minute consult to discuss if your child's needs in advance of our first meeting.

Child Therapist

Beth Holloway, MA, LPC

Beth Mumford Holloway

Within driving distance of Sanford

Some of my most enjoyable sessions are when I get to use play therapy or sand play to help a child overcome sadness, hyperactivity, irritability, abuse, abandonment, divorce of parents or some other diagnosis. Children are amazingly resilient and can make great progress toward positive mental health. It is rewarding to help adult authority figures learn the value of listening, define the problem and work together to find workable solutions for their unique personality and situation. My work with children and adolescents always includes interventions for helping parents.


You have found the top therapists in Sanford, NC who specialize in helping children.

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

Sanford is located in Lee County, North Carolina. It has a land area of 26.68 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of Sanford is 29,144 people with 10,161 households and a median annual income of $41,638. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Sanford, NC

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Sanford is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Sanford are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more.