Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Stoney Creek, ON.

Find a child psychologist or a counsellor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Stoney Creek, Ontario.


Bayridge Counselling Centre
Child Therapist

Bayridge Counselling Centre

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

In L3M 1K9 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

There are a wide range of issues that affect children - they are vulnerable to many kinds of maltreatment and increasing stressors in our culture. However children often find it difficult to express their feelings and fears, which means that problems can be left undetected and unresolved. It is helpful then, to seek professional help if a child seems unhappy or distressed. With children, the construction of a trusting relationship between counsellor and client is especially important. Sometimes the counsellor will use puppets or sandboxes or play therapy to allow the child to tell their own story. In a safe trusting environment, the child can find their way towards emotional health.

Emma DeRaaf, (B.A.) Psychology
Child Therapist

Emma DeRaaf, (B.A.) Psychology

Clinical Counsellor

In L6J 1J4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

It can be especially scary when a child struggles, because it can be so hard for them to communicate and as adults, we often want to protect them from the things that can hurt them. On top of that, we know that the struggles of childhood can go on to affect adulthood. Fortunately, through different types of counselling, such as play therapy and attachment therapy, young children are often able to find a means of communication and are able to express themselves and their struggles.

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Hamilton
Child Therapist

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Hamilton

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

In L9C 7N4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

There are a wide range of issues that affect children - they are vulnerable to many kinds of maltreatment and increasing stressors in our culture. However children often find it difficult to express their feelings and fears, which means that problems can be left undetected and unresolved. It is helpful then, to seek professional help if a child seems unhappy or distressed. With children, the construction of a trusting relationship between counsellor and client is especially important. Sometimes the counsellor will use puppets or sandboxes or play therapy to allow the child to tell their own story. In a safe trusting environment, the child can find their way towards emotional health.

Clairelise Folch, MA, RP,  OACCPP
Child Therapist

Clairelise Folch, MA, RP, OACCPP

Certified Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist

In L6H 3H1 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

Children learn by trial, error and parental guidance, and when faced with new situations or expectations, emotions will surface as a normal reaction. Young children have limited communication skills, and often a temper tantrum is the only means to communicate that they need help. However, when severe emotional symptoms develop into an unhealthy pattern, parents should seek professional help. As an Expressive Arts therapist, I enter the child's world of emotions and thinking through play, art and music. Children love to play. It is their language of communication. Let me offer you my help to explore goals, solutions, coping skills and support for your child. 905-842-3626

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.
Child Therapist

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.

Online Registered Psychotherapists and Consultants

Available for Online Therapy

When our young children are struggling, the best route for support is to work with you, the parents first. Together we explore the challenges your little one is up against and we can discover new ways to support your child. If I can support you to provide the support for your young child, that's the smoothest route for them. While I may be fun to meet with, they really want you to guide them through the difficult terrains. However, if it makes sense to meet with them I draw on my rich training and experience in expressive arts, which includes the use of play therapy to faciliate change and healing in young children.

Sherry Van Blyderveen, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Sherry Van Blyderveen, Ph.D.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologist

In L9T 4X5 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

A number of associates at New Leaf Psychology Centre provide services to young children and youth. Dr. Brunet offers attachment based play therapy for parents and their children (ages 0 through 6). This approach facilitates connection between parent and child, and is ideal for parents who are frustrated and/or children who have behavioral difficulties. Dr. Saliba offers dialectical behavior therapy for school age children and teens. She works with children and youth who are anxious, depressed, and/or engage is self-harm behaviors.

Dan Watterworth, BTh., MDiv.
Child Therapist

Dan Watterworth, BTh., MDiv.

Therapist, Counsellor

In L9C 7N4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

I specialize in working with children ages 4 and up. My goal is to create a warm, inviting environment where children need the opportunity to express themselves, but they also need to be able to do it in the way that comes most naturally to them: play. I believe it's important that kids can have a place where they can have fun and develop their natural potential. This may mean learning to express emotions, improving behaviour or learning coping skills

Angela Saunders, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Child Therapist

Angela Saunders, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Psychologist

In L7P 3B8 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

Mental health begins in infancy and childhood. Many issues in adulthood can be traced back to development in childhood. Learn the necessary skills to foster healthy parent/child attachments. The task of development involves mastering a number of milestones; emotional, cognitive and academic. Most work with children relies heavily on the involvement of the parent/caregiver. Learn ways to support your children to develop healthy ways to regulate emotions (e.g. anxiety/frustration/depression), problem solve and deal with relationships. (Psychological and Psycho-educational assessments are available.)

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Oakville
Child Therapist

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Oakville

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

In L6J 1J4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

There are a wide range of issues that affect children - they are vulnerable to many kinds of maltreatment and increasing stressors in our culture. However children often find it difficult to express their feelings and fears, which means that problems can be left undetected and unresolved. It is helpful then, to seek professional help if a child seems unhappy or distressed. With children, the construction of a trusting relationship between counsellor and client is especially important. Sometimes the counsellor will use puppets or sandboxes or play therapy to allow the child to tell their own story. In a safe trusting environment, the child can find their way towards emotional health.

Michelle Pennells, H.B.A. Psychology; D.T.A.T.I.
Child Therapist

Michelle Pennells, H.B.A. Psychology; D.T.A.T.I.

Art Therapist and Counsellor

In L9C 7N4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

Therapeutic art making works really well with young children as they often have difficulty expressing their feelings with words. I use this technique in counselling young children along with interview style counselling, to provide a non-threatening way to communicate with young children about their feelings and experiences. Children are far more expressive in their artwork, and tend to communicate their inner worlds through their drawings. I tap into their experiences using their art and work with parents to resolve issues the child may be dealing with. Often I have parents create art with their child to help them gain insight into their child’s experiences.

John Shippam, MCC. Professional counsellor
Child Therapist

John Shippam, MCC. Professional counsellor

Master of Counselling. Registered Counsellor.

In L9T 6C9 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

We were all there once upon a time and can you put yourself back in those shoes? Children change as they grow and we need to grow as well as parents. We need to develop ourselves in the ways we understand our kids otherwise they can out grow us, leading to issues outside of our scope and capability. Ideally we can grow faster in parenting skills knowledge and understanding than our kids do!

Lorena Patrucco, BA(Ed.), M.A
Child Therapist

Lorena Patrucco, BA(Ed.), M.A

Registered Psychotherapist (q) -Counselor

In L5L 3C4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

My practice provides counselling services for preschoolers, school-age children and youth experiencing, anxiety, depression, social and emotional difficulties, problematic behaviour, impulsivity, emotional dysregulation, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, trauma, and bereavement. ​The treatment plans are carefully tailored to best address your child's and family needs. Counselling approaches, such as Play Therapy, Sand Therapy, Art Therapy, Narrative Therapy, CBT, and DBT are first line treatments used with children and teens.

Natalia Buchok, RSW
Child Therapist

Natalia Buchok, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In L6H 1V4 - Nearby to Stoney Creek.

I use an attachment based play approach for challenges with children. Children express distress through their behaviour and through their play, for example: emotional outbursts, difficult to soothe, sleeping or feeding issues, trouble listening. Exploring and assessing what is the root cause of the behaviour/challenges is the first step. From there a treatment plan is developed to address the particular challenges a family, child or parent is facing. This may involve parent sessions to talk about optimal parenting interventions, understanding child development, helping with emotional regulation or play interventions with the child and/or parents in order to address a specific issue.



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Stoney Creek is located in Ontario, Canada.  The population of Stoney Creek is 69,470 people. Stoney Creek therapists serve postal code: L8J.