Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Carrollton, TX.

Find a child psychologist or a counselor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Carrollton, Texas.


Don Zablosky, LPC-S, LMFT-S, NCC
Child Therapist

Don Zablosky, LPC-S, LMFT-S, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor/ Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 75218 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Children are not small adults. They only know what they observe and experience. Their world can be mysterious and scary without a good guide. Understanding their behaviors means we need to understand their views. We should be aware of where they are developmentally and cognitively so we can teach to their level. Our goal should be to shape behaviors. The goal is never to disipline, punish, or consequence. Those might be methods to shape but they are never goals by themselves.

Jeanna Harwood, MS, LMFT, LPC
Child Therapist

Jeanna Harwood, MS, LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor

In 75093 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Young children frequently wrestle with their desire to feel as though they have some power in their world. When there are changes in a child's life, they may act out in an effort to feel as though they have a 'say' and address feelings of helplessness. This acting out behavior can take various forms, depending on their age and developmental stage. We will work on guiding your child by teaching them critical thinking skills, making good choices, expressing their emotions verbally versus via acting out, and feeling secure in their environment.

Renee Fromm, MA, LPC-S
Child Therapist

Renee Fromm, MA, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

In 75034 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Working with children is a specialty and must be treated in this way. Children are most commonly brought to therapy, not on their own motivation. I am able to build a rapport with children and help them understand the benefits of therapy. I am able to engage them in healing their hurts, or lessening their anxieties, or even empowering them to control their own behavior. I have built my life around working with and relating to children, and nothing gives me more pleasure than to watch them succeed and gain all that life has to offer.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 75211 - Nearby to Carrollton.

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.

Vantage Point Counseling Services, MA, LPC, CST, CSAT, LCDC
Child Therapist

Vantage Point Counseling Services, MA, LPC, CST, CSAT, LCDC

Licensed Professional Counselor--Supervisor

In 75093 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Finding a therapist who can work with young children is a challenge. Our therapist, Fred Theobald, has experience helping children who are dealing with issues of depression, adjustment to changes, coping with divorce, behavior problems at home, and social skills. By providing a warm, gentle approach, children are more likely to open up about what their experience is. He integrates parents into the therapy, so that they know how to work with their children, rather than against them. Contact us today to set up an appointment with Fred.

Cynthia Orrego, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Cynthia Orrego, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 75074 - Nearby to Carrollton.

I specialize in the assessment and treatment of young children as well as adolescents. In working with children in therapy or as part of the evaluation process, I strive to provide a warm, caring and supportive environment. Building rapport and trust is as important as providing effective treatment approaches across different developmental stages. My experience in both educational and clinical settings, has helped me realize that when working with children one needs to implement a systems approach. Getting the family and school on board with treatment and working together as a team is the best way to make positive and lasting changes in children's lives.

Dominique Dor, M.A., LPC-S
Child Therapist

Dominique Dor, M.A., LPC-S

Dominique Dor

In 75116 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Working with young children in therapy is the challenge of language. Children do not have the therapeutic language to express their feelings. As a therapist working with young children, I use activities, unstructured play, games and observations. My job is to help translate that I'm learning into a positive and productive counseling session. Working with teens and pre-teens my focus is to explore social issues, family relationships, self image that's affecting their behavior. I spent many years working with at-risk youth with great success. I specially enjoy working with youth with a diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder. Life skills counseling and coaching works well.

Reflections Counseling of Denton, M.Ed., M.S.
Child Therapist

Reflections Counseling of Denton, M.Ed., M.S.

Licensed Professional Counselors & Counselor Interns

In 76201 - Nearby to Carrollton.

In Play Therapy a trained Play Therapist can establish a therapeutic relationship with your child. Through the use of play the counselor aids your child in learning how to express feelings, modify behavior, develop problem solving skills, and learn new ways of relating to others. The play therapy environment provides a safe emotional distance from the child's problems so that he or she can begin to develop appropriate expressions of thoughts and feelings. In the playroom the most troubling problems can be safely confronted and lasting resolutions can be discovered, rehearsed, and mastered.

Theresa Kellam, Ph.D., HSP
Child Therapist

Theresa Kellam, Ph.D., HSP

Licensed Psychologist

In 76120 - Nearby to Carrollton.

I'm very passionate about working with young children, especially using play therapy. Play is a child's language and toys are their words. Understanding children's play enables them to work on problems they don't have the worlds or cognitive abilities to share. In fact, I've written a book about it to help parents with their children's problems entitled "The Parent Survival Guide: from Chaos to Harmony in 10 Weeks or Less." You can find out more about it at www.specialplaytime.com. I also co-authored a book to train therapists how to work with parents.

Cheryl Rutherford, MA,NCC,LPC
Child Therapist

Cheryl Rutherford, MA,NCC,LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 76051 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Children are not equipped with adult words to help them express what is going on within their minds and hearts and lives. With more than half our marriages ending in divorce, kids these days are suffering in a huge way that is heartbreaking. Play therapy is all about giving children a safe place to "play out" their experiences, "act out" their anxiety and anger that they don't have the maturity to understand or communicate and learn coping skills to help them find peace in a chaotic world. A must for children who have experienced loss in any form in their lives or need appropriate empowerment to overcome bullying or other obstacles they encounter on a daily basis.

Paul Myers, MA.  LPC
Child Therapist

Paul Myers, MA. LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 75034 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Children many times do not even know how they feel about their circumstances and often have difficulty communicating it. Even if they did know many times they won't share it with a parent out of fear. Therapy helps a child overcome difficult emotions, learn how to regulate them in a healthy way, and provides valuable feedback for the parents. There are specific tools used that provide a child the ability to express their feeling accurately.

Audrey Kteily, Ph.D, LPC-S
Child Therapist

Audrey Kteily, Ph.D, LPC-S

Family Psychotherapist

In 75019 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Dr. Kteily takes a family systems approach when working with clients. She assesses not only the individual but the family as well as other environments the person is active in. This gives Dr. Kteily a complete picture of the person's life and where changes need to be made. Of course some topics require a sharper approach such as addiction, anxiety and panic, and depression. Dr. Kteily works closely with each individual's physicians to manage their symptoms while helping each person find the root cause and eradicate it.

Tracy Crain, LPC-S, LCDC
Child Therapist

Tracy Crain, LPC-S, LCDC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 76092 - Nearby to Carrollton.

Although adults often see them as carefree, young children face struggles and stresses on a daily basis. Whether your child is dealing with test anxiety, bullying, peer pressure, or something else common to children, he or she can benefit from counseling. Additionally, if a young child is undergoing a significant transition or change, such as divorce or a family member’s sickness or death, counseling can help tremendously. Like adults, children need opportunities to express themselves, feel understood, and learn techniques to cope with life and the challenges it presents.



You have found the top therapists in Carrollton, TX who specialize in helping children.

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

Carrollton is a city that is located in multiple counties- Collin County and Denton County and Dallas County in Texas. It has a land area of 36.27 square miles and a water area of 0.79 square miles.  The population of Carrollton is 133,168 people with 45,263 households and a median annual income of $69,368. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Carrollton, TX

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Carrollton are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Carrollton public health department.