MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

CHILDREN’S THERAPY PLACE OFFERS COUNSELING SERVICES TO CHILDREN, PARENTS AND FAMILIES.

POSITIVE SOLUTIONS

At Children’s Therapy Place our team of professionals will provide your child and family with individually tailored therapy to support your needs. Our counselors will work together with you to:

  • Improve positive behaviors at home or in school
  • Develop self control and anger management
  • Strengthen social skills and self-esteem
  • Restabilize after a psychiatric crisis
  • Succeed in school
  • Decrease conflict with family members, teachers, and peers
  • Heal from traumatic effects of abuse
  • Recover from emotional distress

Counseling for children and young people may differ from counseling for adults and will depend on the child’s age, specific difficulties and their development. Different methods may be used to encourage young children to be able to express their difficulties, such as play and art. For example, reading stories and talking about feelings of a character in that story may help the child to discuss their own feelings, or drawing/painting/drama may help children to express themselves.

Since many of our young clients do not have the words to fully express themselves, play therapy gives them the chance to be heard, not through words, but through play. Play therapy is a therapeutic approach that is backed by research. Its methods have been proven effective with children. These methods give the counselor a great insight into the unconscious mind of the child.

Older children may prefer talking therapy, or a mixture of both, and the counseling approach will depend on a particular individual. Although different methods may be used for counseling children, the aim of counseling for both children and adults is ultimately the same- to help the individual cope better with their emotions and feelings.

Skilled counselors can diagnose & counsel children ages 3 & older. They use evidence-based treatment approaches to help your child learn essential life skills & to overcome behavioral, emotional, & relationship challenges. Counselors & parents will work together to resolve the difficulties your child may face.

Make an appointment Call 208-323-8888

Special Programs

Play Therapy
PLAY THERAPY: therapeutic play that helps children act out their problems and express their feelings.

 

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)
COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT): helps children become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking so that they can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way.  
INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING
INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING: helps a child deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, relationship challenges, school difficulties, and many more.  

 

GROUP COUNSELING
GROUP COUNSELING: provides children with the opportunity to connect with others in a safe, confidential and supportive space.
FAMILY THERAPY
FAMILY THERAPY: brings together family members to work through situation or relationship issues.

 

SCHOOL-BASED COUNSELING
SCHOOL-BASED COUNSELING: for children and teens with behavioral and emotional difficulties. Providing services at school allows to quickly give the help students need within their academic environment.

 

Areas of Expertise

     Family and step-family relationships

     Bullying

     Bereavement/loss/grief

     Emotional problems

     Aggression or Behavioral problems

     Coping with past abuse (sexual or physical)

     Coping with mental health disorders (ADHD, Conduct              

     Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders etc.   

     Lack of self-control  

     Suicidal thoughts or attempts

    Anger Management

     Trauma  

     Unusual fears

     Alcohol/Drugs Issues  

DISCOVERING ABILITY IN EVERY CHILD

Call us at 208.323.8888 or contact us here to get started.

Contact Us

6855 W. Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID 83704

6429 W. Interchange Lane
Boise, ID 83709

2273 E Gala St., Suite #120,
Meridian 83642

5640 E. Franklin Rd, Suite 180
Nampa, ID 83687

Phone 208.323.8888
Fax 208.323.8889

MENTAL CRISIS LINE 
208-761-2310


info@childrenstherapyplace.com

Offices in Boise, Meridian, Nampa, & Statewide Online.