Working with Children
Choosing a therapist for your child is a big decision. We honor that process by bringing transparency, kindness, and collaboration to your child's care.
Should my child see a therapist?We get asked this question all of the time. The best answer we can give is- it really depends! We are here to help your child process big life changes, work through behavioral challenges, and be their support and advocate. It can also be helpful for your child or adolescent to have a neutral person to go to when things are hard. Some of the issues we can help with include:anxietyfamily transitionsseparationtraumatic experiencesadjustmentbehavioral concernsdepressionsuicidal ideationand more.
When working with younger children, we offer a variety of approaches and therapies to help infants and young children develop a strong attachment to their caregiver, heal from traumatic experiences, and work through behavioral challenges. We focus on child-directed play therapy, sand tray therapy, filial therapy, and behavioral regulation skills to enhance their experiences in the world. Working with infants and young children can create a strong foundation for a bright future.
We provide thoughtful, intentional, and family-centered care to support your child or teenage through all of the obstacles that life can place before them. Whether your child or teen is working through struggles with self-esteem, or is experience highly distressing emotions including the desire to harm their bodies, we are skilled in supporting them and your whole family through the process of healing.
We will work on emotional recognition and skill building, processing past and present life events, and can planning for the future through approaches including play and sand tray therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and more! We will work to understand the root cause of your child's distress.