Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in South Salem, NY.

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


Child Therapist

Linda Palmieri, MFT

prelicensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

Together we will explore the issues that are contributing to the problem you are facing with your child. We will look at the family patterns and see what we can adjust to help in the solution process. I will assist you with tools on how to work with your child. I will support you in your process with your child. Being a parents is one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Let put some joy back in your life and in the process of parenting.

Child Therapist

G&G Counseling Services, LCSW, LMHC

LCSW and LMHC

Within driving distance of South Salem

Depending on the presenting problem of the child, some of the therapies we may use include behavioral therapy and play therapy. Behavior therapy can help teach parents a variety of skills that include: establishing rules, learning about positive reinforcement, using developmentally appropriate directions, planning ahead, and being consistent. We can train parents to use effective communication and other strategies to manage child’s behavior. Play therapy uses play to communicate with and help children to prevent or resolve psychosocial challenges. Play therapy can help children improve growth and development, emotional regulation, and trauma resolution.

Child Therapist

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

You know when something is wrong with your child. It can be a divorce, a school or family problem. But, if your child is hurting, then your are hurting. Children require a therapist with special skills. I have extensive training in many forms of play therapy. Children are not able to communicate in the usual way. With play, their defenses are down and they can relate in a natural way. We have games, sand trays, art supplies, etc that are age appropriate for your child. As a mother of four children I understand your concerns and will do my best to help your child heal from the stresses they are experiencing. I know how precious your child is to you.

Child Therapist

Maureen Berube, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

Like adults, a child’s behavior can change when (s)he is feeling stressed out. Common symptoms are suddenly seeming withdrawn, worried, stressed, sulky or tearful. Therapy can help kids improve their problem-solving skills and also teach them the value of seeking help. The kinds of problems that are addressed include: school stress (homework, bullying or peer pressure), family issues (parents fighting, impending divorce or other transitions like a loss, move or serious illness). If you feel your child might have an emotional or behavioral problem or needs help coping with a difficult life event, trust your instincts and call for a consultation.

Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of South Salem

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.

Child Therapist

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

Children are a gift and a treasure. It never surprises me to hear something utterly unique come from one of my young clients. As a therapist I look to the strengths of the child and the family. I utilize play therapy and structural family therapy to help untangle difficult and challenging subject matter. Often times the child knows and reveals so much about the family and the special ways in which the family interacts with one another. One of the benefits of working with children in therapy is that I am able to identify with the child and family areas to strengthen and support. I work to encourage parents to be advocates and partners in setting clear rules, boundaries and consequences.

Child Therapist

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

Within driving distance of South Salem

Young children today struggle with understanding what is right and what is wrong. If there should be any psychological medications, I will find the right solution for you referring you to one of our team members at Hudson Valley family Counseling. The in-take form will determine what direction we should take for a happier and healthier personal life for your children

Child Therapist

Yudit Maros, LMFT, C.Ht.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Hypnotherapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

I love to work with children of all ages: they are not set in their ways yet, and are so ready and eager to be well! I can help children with anxiety, depression, traumas, phobias, and social adjustment. I can also help your family to facilitate your child's well-being by adjusting your parenting style to that particular child's needs. I will also help your family to decrease the level of stress that is often contributes to childrens' behaviors or emotional or social troubles.

Child Therapist

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of South Salem

Often times children are struggling with issues in their own life and cannot communicate their need for help. It is a parent's job to recognize when something is not right. Helping children identify problems and work through them is a skill that lasts a lifetime. My work with children is based on trust. Only when they feel safe will they begin to reveal their inner thoughts and fears. This is achieved mainly through play therapy and parent child sessions.

Child Therapist

Marie Fennell, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of South Salem

Children are a wonderful gift to a family - the world is brand new to them, and they bring with them a unique way of seeing and experiencing life experiences for the first time. It can, however, be challenging sometimes to understand why they do the things that they do. Sometimes, it can even be frustrating when they don't meet our expectations, or worse, it seems they don't even want to try. I like to work with children and understand the issues they are dealing with, and ultimately help them respond more positively to the requests and direction of their parents and educators.

Child Therapist

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of South Salem

As a Family Therapist I frequently deal with the stresses that marital conflicts have on the rest of the family. The impact of these difficulties on the kids often results in behavioral problems that further stress the already burdened couple. When you bring your children to see me, or come in without them to discuss parenting, you will benefit by improving your understanding of what your kids are actually saying to you, and begin to wind down old tendencies to just react to their behavior. You will learn effective ways to help your kids deal with their upset feelings, and an unexpected by product of this will be that you'll feel better about yourself, too.

Child Therapist

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of South Salem

My approach to counseling children (ages 11 and up) begins with family therapy to determine to what extent parents need to be involved. I establish trust and a safe environment for children to enable them to share their issues and concerns. I also work with parents to help them understand their children's needs and develop an environment conducive to meeting those needs.


You have found the top therapists in South Salem, NY who specialize in helping children.

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

South Salem is located in Westchester County, New York. It has a land area of 27.74 square miles and a water area of 1.41 square miles.  The population of South Salem is 12,789 people with 4,553 households and a median annual income of $135,478. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in South Salem is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment