Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Lakeside, TX.

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


Child Therapist

Tracy Crain, LPC-S, LCDC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lakeside

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.

Child Therapist

Kristi Mannon, Ph.D., LP

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lakeside

I specialize in the treatment of young children. My treatment approach varies depending on the child's needs. However, I am trained in play therapy, behavioral-based therapies, and parental training. One treatment model that I am trained in is Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). PCIT aims to help improve the parent-child relationship through interaction. I help parents develop more effective parenting techniques and reduce behavior issues with the child.

Child Therapist

Matthew Drumm, MA, LPC-Intern

Professional Licensed Counselor-Intern, supervised by Heather Cawthon LPC-Supervisor

Within driving distance of Lakeside

Young children can be the most challenging of all persons to get to open up and show you the truth of their world. It takes a truly well trained and dedicated person to work honestly and authentically for the child's benefit; not reading too much into and not missing details. I can utilize non-directive play therapy. I believe that small children communicate through play. I have experienced the healing that can felt by a child by showing a trusted adult via play, what is bothering them. Being part of the healing of Jesus' little lambs is my biggest privilege.

Child Therapist

Angie Hesselbrock, LPC, NCC, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lakeside

Young children learn and grow through play. I incorporate games, art, music, puppets, etc to help the children express themselves. Children don't have the language skills adults possess--they often express themselves through storytelling and pictures--building a trusting relationship with the child is the first step toward making them feel comfortable enough to share their story with me.

Child Therapist

Seigel Bartley, PhD, LPC-S, CAMS-V, CDVS

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor; Certified Anger Management Specialist; Certified Domestic Violence Specialist

Within driving distance of Lakeside

At Christ Centered Counseling we assist children, ages nine and older, with modifying their inappropriate behavior and with learning self-control skills. Children learn cognitive and behavioral skills as they begin to incorporate biblical principles into their lives. Bible stories are utilized to assist children with understanding Christ-like age appropriate behavior.

Child Therapist

Donald Baer, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lakeside

My master's degree (Cornell) is in child development. I have worked more than 35 years with families, agencies and schools on ALL child problems, including birth defects and all developmental and behavioral problems. As a family therapist, I help parents figure out alternative ways to deal with child and family issues, including things like foster parenting, adoption, intrafamily strife, sibling battles, etc. I offer child assessments - IQ, learning disability, slow learning, and all behavior areas. I regularly work with pediatricians and other child specialists to help children of all ages.

Child Therapist

Theresa Kellam, Ph.D., HSP

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lakeside

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.


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

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

Lakeside is located in Tarrant County, Texas. It has a land area of 1.54 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Lakeside is 1,385 people with 620 households and a median annual income of $80,167. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lakeside, TX

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Lakeside 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