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Child Psychotherapy

As a parent or guardian, you may sometimes seek therapy to address a wide variety of behavioral and mental health issues for your children. If you worry that your child isn’t meeting their social-emotional milestones in an age-appropriate way, or that you can’t seem to get through to your teen, we would be glad to help.

Early intervention helps with success.

Through early intervention, we may be able to identify and treat various issues


Self-Concept or Self-Esteem

Addressing self-esteem issues in children often requires a holistic approach that considers these various factors and provides support, guidance, and encouragement to help children develop a positive sense of self-worth.


Impulse Control

While occasional impulsivity is a normal part of childhood development, persistent and severe impulse control problems may indicate underlying issues that warrant further evaluation and support.


Social Skills

A child’s social skills become a concern when they consistently struggle to interact with others in age-appropriate ways. While children develop social skills at different rates, there are some general milestones that can help identify potential concerns.



If you are concerned about your child’s mood or behavior, it’s advisable to seek guidance from a mental health professional who can provide a thorough evaluation and appropriate support.



Overall, therapy for a child’s phobia is aimed at helping them understand their fear, develop coping strategies, and gradually overcome their phobia.


Study Habits

Overall, a therapist can play a valuable role in helping children develop effective study habits, which can have a positive impact on their academic performance and overall well-being.

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Testing & Evaluations

Testing provides valuable insights into a child’s strengths, challenges, and unique needs, helping parents and professionals develop effective strategies to support the child’s development.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Older Children

For older children, we use problem-solving and cognitive behavioral treatment approaches, which sometimes incorporate behavior modification plans.

Many of our care providers host virtual sessions.



We help a children with death by providing a safe space for them to express their feelings, process their grief, and develop healthy coping strategies.



Moving often involves leaving behind familiar places, friends, and routines, which can result in feelings of loss and grief. Therapy can help children develop a sense of belonging and confidence in their new environment.



Overall, therapy can provide a supportive and structured environment for children to navigate the complex emotions and challenges that come with divorce.

Children sometimes find it difficult to accept and adjust to changes.

We help children come to terms with changes taking place in their environment that are beyond their control so they don’t internalize blame and stress.

Play Therapy for Younger Children

Play therapy aims to help a child’s growth and development. It really makes a difference.

Play therapy refers to a large number of treatment methods, all applying the therapeutic benefits of play. Play therapy helps children to address and resolve their own problems and builds on the natural way that children learn about themselves and their relationships in the world around them.

APT defines play therapy as the “systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.”

Play therapy aims to help a child’s growth and development. Although it may sound like simply playing games, the practice of play therapy requires extensive, specialized education, training and experience.

Play therapy helps children…

  • Learn responsibility for their behaviors and develop more successful strategies
  • Develop new and creative solutions to problems
  • Develop respect and acceptance of self and others
  • Learn to experience and express emotion
  • Cultivate empathy and respect for thoughts and feelings of others
  • Learn new social skills and relational skills with family
  • Develop self-efficacy and a better assuredness about their abilities

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It was easy to set up for my son’s appointment this afternoon. I love that telehealth is continuing in Maryland, so we can have access to providers from the comfort of our own home.

Our team will gladly collaborate with teachers and pediatricians to create a treatment plan that works best for your child.

We also offer Family Therapy & Parent Coaching.

Children don’t come with a handbook and parenting is stressful work that no one is ever truly prepared for. 

Parent coaching is a specialized form of support designed to help parents navigate the challenges of raising children.

Coaches provide guidance, tools, and strategies to improve parent-child communication, manage behavior effectively, and enhance the overall parent-child relationship. By empowering parents with valuable insights and skills, parent coaching aims to create a more harmonious and fulfilling family dynamic.

If you feel like your family is constantly arguing and functioning more like a group of individuals than a cohesive team, we can help.

From sibling quarrels, chores, and privileges to finding ways to spend more quality time together, family therapy can identify dynamics that interrupt effective functioning and develop better ways of relating that reflect your true feelings for each other.

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