Child & Adolescent

Child &_Adolescent

Child psychologists at the Miami Counseling & Resource Center offer individual and family therapy / counseling for children and adolescents presenting with a variety of mental health issues. Our child psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and other child psychotherapists are highly trained and experienced in treating your child for problems & diagnoses including the following:

  • attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • depression
  • anxiety disorders
  • eating disorders
  • behavioral child therapy
  • school/academic issues
  • parent-child conflicts
  • behavior problems
  • difficulty adjusting to changes such as relocation
  • parents’ divorce
  • teen counseling
  • grief

Our child psychologists and behavioral child therapists provide psychological testing for gifted placements, learning disabilities, and numerous other types of academic, behavioral, and emotional problems. A written psychological and/or psychoeducational report will be given to you, as well as a feedback session to explain the results and answer your questions.

Our child psychiatrist is Board Certified in child/adolescent psychiatry, provides very thorough evaluations, and can prescribe medication as indicated and follow your child’s treatment progress closely. Our marriage and family therapists and other child psychologists and counselors on our team specialize in diagnosing and understanding the numerous and complex emotional difficulties children and adolescents face today. This frequently includes dealing with the many exceptionally difficult challenges such as:

  • drug and alcohol problems
  • school refusal
  • sexual promiscuity
  • sleep problems
  • peer pressure
  • eating disorders
  • oppositional and defiant behaviors
  • self-harming behaviors

All of our child therapists and counselors will work with your child or adolescent’s teachers throughout the Miami-Dade / South Florida area if requested by the parent, and we coordinate closely with other health care professionals, when appropriate.