Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in South Plainfield, NJ.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in South Plainfield, New Jersey.


Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW
Child Therapist

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07928 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

I am always happy to work with young children, as I find it extremely rewarding to help young people in ways that can positively impact their entire lives. I use a combination of play therapy and consultation with parents to effectively address the underlying issues that cause disruptive or concerning behaviors. I support parents in the intensive job of raising young children, and work to heal any difficulties that may have arisen in the family situation.

Michael Barmak, LCSW
Child Therapist

Michael Barmak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

I help with children as young as nine years old learn how to feel their feelings and take personal responsibility for them rather than make others responsible for how they feel. And then how to manage, communicate and release their feelings appropriately. I also help children build higher self worth, be more compassionate with themselves and learn how to make better choices.

Joanna Buset, LPC
Child Therapist

Joanna Buset, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Specializing in Children & Adolescents

In 07012 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

I love working with young children because I truly believe in the importance of early intervention. The earlier we address concerns, the more fully our children can blossom. I integrate a wide variety of techniques so that I can help children on numerous different levels. I believe in a comprehensive approach, and will teach you- the parent- how to better interact with your child as well. As a mother myself, I know how much each of us wants to "get it right"... but sometimes it can be hard to know what "right" is. I can help you match your parenting technique to your child's style, so that you can reduce household conflict and encourage positive coping skills and healthy self-confidence.

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT
Child Therapist

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

Your child or children may be suffering for reasons that are unclear. Are your children constantly angry and oppositional? Are they often hyper? Are your children doing poorly in school? As parents, do you fear you won't be able to help your child with his or her "anger management." Using empathy and sensitivity, our professionals work individually with both children, adolescents and with parents with the goal to ending the problem behavior or lowering a child's anxieties.

Marion Rollings, PhD
Child Therapist

Marion Rollings, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 08844 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

Children, particularly young children, often do not have the ability to express how they feel in words and as a result, express their feelings through behavior-often inappropriate or undesirable behavior such as hitting, defiance, school refusal, and more. Power struggles over homework, getting up on time for school, complying with parental requests are also common problems of children today. Anxious children frequently complain of stomach aches, dizzy spells, and headaches. Working closely with the child and the child's parents, I implement child behavioral techniques and provide the parents' with tools to successfully manage their child's behavior as well as resolve any emotional distress

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW
Child Therapist

Nancy Howard, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 08830 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

I enjoy providing counseling to young children, as the impact of intervention can have profound and meaningful developmental benefits. Children must be heard, and have an opportunity to express themselves in order to have any chance of progress, and I have experience interacting with parents as part of the process. I can perform guided counseling with or without parents present, and I aim to provide clarity in otherwise uncertain situations to parents and children alike.

Ellen Israel, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Ellen Israel, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 08540 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

I specialize in the socio-emotional health of infants and young children. Parent, child mental health services address early signs of distress and support the parent's role, the unfolding parent/child relationship and the child's development. Healthy social emotional development is the foundation of early childhood mental health and develops within the relationship with the primary caregiver(s). Successful early relationships create a foundation for trust, self-worth, long-term social-emotional health and the capacity to learn and prosper in the school setting. I also provide child assessments and consultation for parents and educators in the creation of the optimal learning environment

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's
Child Therapist

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

In 07090 - Nearby to South Plainfield.

Parents are oftentimes spilling over with questions, frustration and even hopelessness when they bring their young son or daughter into treatment. Their own stress tolerance and understanding of what’s going on have long since been exceeded. As for child, he or she is almost always skeptical or even fearful about sharing his or her inner world with an outsider. Therapy aims to strengthen and augment the parents’ efforts in raising their child or adolescent, not replace it. Working together with the parent, our therapists establish themselves as a champion for their child and as a guide to aright their child’s development; they help to get it back on track.


You have found the top therapists in South Plainfield, NJ who specialize in helping children.

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

South Plainfield is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 8.29 square miles and a water area of 0.03 square miles.  The population of South Plainfield is 24,290 people with 8,018 households and a median annual income of $86,404. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for South Plainfield, NJ

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