Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Amherst, VA.

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


LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, LCSW
Child Therapist

LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 24504 - Nearby to Amherst.

I work with parents together and individually to help them understand family structure and dynamics and to make healthy changes in parenting techniques, such as setting boundaries, practicing consistency, using choices and consequences appropriately, and practicing loving detachment. I observe parents and children together and teach effective communication skills. Neuro-Integration and Emotional Freedom Technique support emotional integration, regulation, and coping.

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

Amherst is located in Amherst County, Virginia. It has a land area of 4.89 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Amherst is 2,210 people with 877 households and a median annual income of $49,960. .


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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Amherst, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Amherst may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Amherst public health department.