Child Psychologists and/or Child Counselors in Citrus Heights CA.


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Child Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

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 Counselor

Orville Easterly, D. Min, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Parenting is rarely without stress, conflict and feelings of failure. Two children do not respond the same to techniques of parental guidance and training. What works for one child seldom works for the other children in the family. I can provide the parental instruction and guidance to assist you in solving the issues which contribute to the conflict.

Child Counselor

Gerald Frye, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Many kids need help dealing with school stress, such as homework, test anxiety, bullying, or peer pressure. Others need help to discuss their feelings about family issues, particularly if there's a major transition, such as a divorce, move, or serious illness. In some cases, it's not as clear what's caused a child to suddenly seem withdrawn, worried, stressed, sulky, or tearful. But if you feel your child might have an emotional or behavioral problem or needs help coping with a difficult life event, trust your instincts.

Child Counselor

Kimberly Greene, MA, LMFT

Kimberly Greene, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

“I love working with children and adolescents. My inner child comes out and I meet them where they are at. My background in dance, love for art, work with horses/animals and my athletic side really help me relate with them.” Therapy includes: play therapy, art therapy, movement therapy, behavioral therapy, guided imagery and Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Heart Centered Therapy (HCT), attachment focused therapy and Brain Spotting (BSP).

Child Counselor

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

If you feel like you are at a loss for how to parent your child, you are not alone. Your child didn't come with instructions, so oftentimes parents find themselves frustrated and overwhelmed with trying to figure out what is the "right" way to do things. Come in for individual, family, or parent coaching sessions to learn how to be the parent your child needs and deserves.

Child Counselor

Retha Millikan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Counseling children is very different from working with adults. Children process their inner world through play. They rarely sit and talk in session, although it is something that happens as children form a unique alliance with me as their trusted counselor. Some techniques I use include art therapy, sand tray, puppet play, and therapeutic games. Whether working on anxiety issues, divorce losses, bullying, or OCD, children learn coping mechanisms that empower and encourage them. I try to keep parents apprised of their child's progress while maintaining confidentiality.

Child Counselor

Kristen Ewers, MA, LMFT

Licenced Marriage Family Therapist and Interns

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Decades of research has taught us that the world of the child is one of exploration and play. A child lacks the ability to verbalize their feelings, but, if given the opportunity, can “play out” those feelings in a safe environment. Therefore, we believe that a child’s primary language for expressing their feelings is through their play. In our therapy sessions we strive to meet the child at his/her level and invite them to play freely in our playroom under the watchful eye of our trained play therapist. Through the vehicle of play we help the child to express their confusing and often overwhelming feelings, help them to change negative behavior, and learn more adaptive behaviors.

Child Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Child and adolescent counseling can play a very important role in the life of a child who is dealing with one or more of the wide area of childhood challenges and traumas. Children can become the unintended victims of parents who had little training to become parents, had little time to be parents or experienced separation, abandonment, divorce , a change in parenting, step-parenting, foster parenting as well were challenged by dysfunctional homes with addictions, emotional disturbances and instabilities, extreme fighting, arguing, violence and abuse, frequent moving, and being passed from one divorced parent to another or from family member to family memeber. All these and many additional growing up challenges and traumas can be potent and disturbing...(view profile to read more)

Child Counselor

Joe Borders, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

I have worked with children as young as 7 years old, but one of my areas of interest is working with teenagers. In my experience, in contrast to adults and young children, when teenagers experience hardships and difficulty in life, they act inward, turning away from people, as opposed to acting outwards and looking for help and support. When working with teens it is my job to show them that I am a trustworthy, "chill"/"cool"/casual guy who they can talk to about anything they want to. After kids warm up in therapy and start talking, they typically magically get better simply through having a designated person they can open up and talk to.

Child Counselor

Heather Blessing, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Citrus Heights, CA

Did your young child experience a traumatic event? Are they struggling with behavior issues? Are you at a loss of what to do? I have more than 18 years of experience working with young children with special needs, emotional problems, behavioral problems and ones who have experience trauma or loss. I can help. I work WITH the parent or caregiver to help the child be the best they can be. I also support parents at IEPs, 504 Plans, and team meetings. I can advocate for you and your child's needs. Call now for a consultation.


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