Rachel Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, MITS Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
I have training and experience in Trauma-Informed Therapy, Family Therapy, Play Therapy, and Infant Mental Health which includes bonding, attachment, social, emotional, and cognitive development, as well as many other modalities.
As counselor, I see therapy for adults involving a very individual, 'person centered' approach. "I believe that every person has the internal resources they need for growth & healing, and to find their direction and progress in the therapy process." I support the client on their path to success, providing empathy, acceptance for who they are and where they are, while offering a non-judgmental orientation. I encourage the client with the freedom to explore thoughts, feelings, and life experiences in our time together.
(269) 815-4213
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Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
I have training and experience in Trauma-Informed Therapy, Family Therapy, Play Therapy, and Infant Mental Health which includes bonding, attachment, social, emotional, and cognitive development, as well as many other modalities.
As counselor, I see therapy for adults involving a very individual, 'person centered' approach. "I believe that every person has the internal resources they need for growth & healing, and to find their direction and progress in the therapy process." I support the client on their path to success, providing empathy, acceptance for who they are and where they are, while offering a non-judgmental orientation. I encourage the client with the freedom to explore thoughts, feelings, and life experiences in our time together.
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Christina G Collins
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
I take an eclectic approach and integrate movement, art, play, and music into the counseling session to help all children communicate and be successful in their own way.
My ideal client is one that is struggling but wants to improve. Neurodevelopmental disorders are my JAM! ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders is where I direct much of my clinical experience. It's important to me that my clients (and their parents/families/teachers) understand the uniqueness of their disorder and how to turn a perceived deficit into a SUPERPOWER. All children are wonderful gifts, and I love helping children discover and embrace their best selves. A diagnosis does not define you, your child, or your family.
(269) 280-2788
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Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
I take an eclectic approach and integrate movement, art, play, and music into the counseling session to help all children communicate and be successful in their own way.
My ideal client is one that is struggling but wants to improve. Neurodevelopmental disorders are my JAM! ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders is where I direct much of my clinical experience. It's important to me that my clients (and their parents/families/teachers) understand the uniqueness of their disorder and how to turn a perceived deficit into a SUPERPOWER. All children are wonderful gifts, and I love helping children discover and embrace their best selves. A diagnosis does not define you, your child, or your family.
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Shannon E Aardema
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
For both my adult and children clients I also incorporate Expressive Arts Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and, Play Therapy.
I am thrilled to be able to offer counseling services to people that live in the West Michigan area. Although, I specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents, I also enjoy working with individuals and couples. If you are having difficulty with adjusting to new life circumstances, having relationship issues, or if you are a person that is living with a Mental Illness I am eager to help you work through your situation. Life is too short to face your problems alone and I am always willing to listen and help you work towards a new way to face your life's challenges.
(269) 533-5364
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
For both my adult and children clients I also incorporate Expressive Arts Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and, Play Therapy.
I am thrilled to be able to offer counseling services to people that live in the West Michigan area. Although, I specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents, I also enjoy working with individuals and couples. If you are having difficulty with adjusting to new life circumstances, having relationship issues, or if you are a person that is living with a Mental Illness I am eager to help you work through your situation. Life is too short to face your problems alone and I am always willing to listen and help you work towards a new way to face your life's challenges.
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Nichole Holliday
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LMFT Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Not accepting new clients
It is important for children to express themselves through play, activities, and conversation in a fun and engaging environment.
I believe therapy should take place in a safe, supportive, empowering, and confidential environment. Clients are active in the process, exploring areas including feelings, beliefs, and behaviors while working through personal history and identifying aspects of their lives they wish to change. Clients take a journey to better understanding of themselves and others. We will set personal goals, and work together toward desired change through reflection, processing and skill building. When working with children I work with the child individually and also invite parents/guardians into session to learn skills to utilize at home to support the child with change.
(269) 210-3805
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Not accepting new clients
It is important for children to express themselves through play, activities, and conversation in a fun and engaging environment.
I believe therapy should take place in a safe, supportive, empowering, and confidential environment. Clients are active in the process, exploring areas including feelings, beliefs, and behaviors while working through personal history and identifying aspects of their lives they wish to change. Clients take a journey to better understanding of themselves and others. We will set personal goals, and work together toward desired change through reflection, processing and skill building. When working with children I work with the child individually and also invite parents/guardians into session to learn skills to utilize at home to support the child with change.
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Janette J Schoenherr
Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that clients have within themselves an amazing ability to self-heal, and the role of the counselor is to find and tap into that ability. I also believe it is important to learn about each client's world and to develop a relationship where clients can feel understood and supported while learning about themselves. This creates the space for exploring the choices they have and any changes they may want to make toward more personal fulfillment. Therapy for children may involve consultation with parents who need support meeting their child's challenges. Play therapy is used with children.
(269) 601-7229
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that clients have within themselves an amazing ability to self-heal, and the role of the counselor is to find and tap into that ability. I also believe it is important to learn about each client's world and to develop a relationship where clients can feel understood and supported while learning about themselves. This creates the space for exploring the choices they have and any changes they may want to make toward more personal fulfillment. Therapy for children may involve consultation with parents who need support meeting their child's challenges. Play therapy is used with children.
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Arlene (Kemp) Giacona
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
In addition to expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual and Developmental disabilities, I work very well with young children with play therapy techniques, adolescents, and adults experiencing Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, and Depression.
Hello! Thank you for stopping by. I am a Social Worker and therapist with 20 years experience in the mental health field. What sets me apart though? I have a very passionate, upbeat personality that shines through in my practice. I work hard to help my clients see the strength they already have within and that I am just a facilitator to help them achieve any goal they set forth for themselves. I am honest and "real". I would be happy to chat with you about your goals and how we can work to achieve them together!
(269) 241-8435
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
In addition to expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual and Developmental disabilities, I work very well with young children with play therapy techniques, adolescents, and adults experiencing Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, and Depression.
Hello! Thank you for stopping by. I am a Social Worker and therapist with 20 years experience in the mental health field. What sets me apart though? I have a very passionate, upbeat personality that shines through in my practice. I work hard to help my clients see the strength they already have within and that I am just a facilitator to help them achieve any goal they set forth for themselves. I am honest and "real". I would be happy to chat with you about your goals and how we can work to achieve them together!
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Amy and Brandon Pung
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I have been in practice in Kalamazoo for over 10 years. I am certified in Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, and have expertise in several parenting approaches. In addition to clinical practice, I am a school social worker, and proud father of 8 children. I use a person-centered approach, allowing clients to set their goals, providing a safe space and supportive environment to move them in the direction of their goals.
(269) 247-5734
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I have been in practice in Kalamazoo for over 10 years. I am certified in Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, and have expertise in several parenting approaches. In addition to clinical practice, I am a school social worker, and proud father of 8 children. I use a person-centered approach, allowing clients to set their goals, providing a safe space and supportive environment to move them in the direction of their goals.
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Jeffrey J LaPonsie
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Do you have a behaviorally challenging child whose struggling to follow directions. I help children with behavior problems, unresolved trauma and attachment/relationship problems. I help adopted and foster children connect and form meaningful relationships with caregivers. I use a variety of methods to help children and their family, predominantly though I use play therapy, parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (trauma-focused when needed).
(269) 626-2516
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Do you have a behaviorally challenging child whose struggling to follow directions. I help children with behavior problems, unresolved trauma and attachment/relationship problems. I help adopted and foster children connect and form meaningful relationships with caregivers. I use a variety of methods to help children and their family, predominantly though I use play therapy, parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (trauma-focused when needed).
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Paula Shelner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, RPT Verified
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
As a Registered Play Therapist, I specialize in children ages 4-12 years. I engage them with both therapeutic play, creative arts interventions and therapeutic games. When children and young adolescents come to therapy they need to feel safe and enjoy the experience while learning skills to improve how they feel. When families come to therapy, they look for guidance from an experienced therapist who will join with their family and help them navigate through their family issues. Depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, divorce, adoption and life adjustments are all issues that lead many children and families to seek specialized treatment.
(269) 341-9910
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
As a Registered Play Therapist, I specialize in children ages 4-12 years. I engage them with both therapeutic play, creative arts interventions and therapeutic games. When children and young adolescents come to therapy they need to feel safe and enjoy the experience while learning skills to improve how they feel. When families come to therapy, they look for guidance from an experienced therapist who will join with their family and help them navigate through their family issues. Depression, anxiety, trauma, anger, divorce, adoption and life adjustments are all issues that lead many children and families to seek specialized treatment.
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Restoration Center
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
We offer, one on one therapy, marriage and family therapy, faith based therapy, EMDR, Neurofeedback, addiction and recovery therapy, play therapy, sand tray therapy, adoption and foster care, LGBTQ, We are here to be with children, teens, and adults.
Our desire at the Restoration Center is to meet you where you are. We have a diverse group of therapists ready to be with you on your journey. Please visit our website where you will find our providers along with their specialities.
(269) 234-1792
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
We offer, one on one therapy, marriage and family therapy, faith based therapy, EMDR, Neurofeedback, addiction and recovery therapy, play therapy, sand tray therapy, adoption and foster care, LGBTQ, We are here to be with children, teens, and adults.
Our desire at the Restoration Center is to meet you where you are. We have a diverse group of therapists ready to be with you on your journey. Please visit our website where you will find our providers along with their specialities.
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Mary E Corfman
Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
I believe every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. My goal as a counselor is to empower my clients to make necessary changes in their lives, to understand their value, and to reach their goals and highest potential.
(269) 326-6145
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
I believe every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. My goal as a counselor is to empower my clients to make necessary changes in their lives, to understand their value, and to reach their goals and highest potential.
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Lesa Brenner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My approach to counseling differs depending on individual and family need. I strive to be as accessible as possible to those in need. Finding time for you should not add additional stress. Therefore, I offer flexible hours including teletherapy, evenings, and weekends. My goal is to make you feel at ease as we work together to identify areas of strength and growth. I believe that mental health matters and treatment is effective. It is important to me that everyone feels welcome to reach out to me regarding mental health needs. Your story is important, and I would be honored to hear it.
(269) 248-7774
Verified
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My approach to counseling differs depending on individual and family need. I strive to be as accessible as possible to those in need. Finding time for you should not add additional stress. Therefore, I offer flexible hours including teletherapy, evenings, and weekends. My goal is to make you feel at ease as we work together to identify areas of strength and growth. I believe that mental health matters and treatment is effective. It is important to me that everyone feels welcome to reach out to me regarding mental health needs. Your story is important, and I would be honored to hear it.
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Janet Marie Glaes
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
At times, people experience a loss of hope and an inability to find meaning in their lives. They may struggle with depression, trauma, grief, addiction, relationship problems, or developmental issues that can affect us at any time across the lifespan. Through counseling, I will work collaboratively with you to resolve your current issues. I also work with parents struggling with raising their children, and couples who struggle with communication issues and/or repeated core conflicts. Our goal will be to develop better ways to manage emotions, improve problem solving strategies, and find new ways to look at the world.
(269) 237-0186
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
At times, people experience a loss of hope and an inability to find meaning in their lives. They may struggle with depression, trauma, grief, addiction, relationship problems, or developmental issues that can affect us at any time across the lifespan. Through counseling, I will work collaboratively with you to resolve your current issues. I also work with parents struggling with raising their children, and couples who struggle with communication issues and/or repeated core conflicts. Our goal will be to develop better ways to manage emotions, improve problem solving strategies, and find new ways to look at the world.
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Joe R. Keinath
Counselor, MA, LLPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
You deserve to live a life that leaves you excited to wake up every morning. Are you ready to make a change in your life? It takes courage to ask for help, but the rewards of doing so can lead to a lifetime of fulfillment. I understand and have experienced the emotional challenges life has to offer. In working together, we will cultivate growth by understanding the obstacles that you face and develop solutions that can help you gain control of your life and achieve your goals. Ultimately, therapy can lead you to greater self-awareness, self-esteem, and most importantly, a more fulfilling life. Evenings and Weekends work great!
(269) 512-6045
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Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
You deserve to live a life that leaves you excited to wake up every morning. Are you ready to make a change in your life? It takes courage to ask for help, but the rewards of doing so can lead to a lifetime of fulfillment. I understand and have experienced the emotional challenges life has to offer. In working together, we will cultivate growth by understanding the obstacles that you face and develop solutions that can help you gain control of your life and achieve your goals. Ultimately, therapy can lead you to greater self-awareness, self-esteem, and most importantly, a more fulfilling life. Evenings and Weekends work great!
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Diane M Kanous
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I am a Solution Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist, which concentrates on problem solving rather than the situation itself. I create an environment that fosters the feeling that you have an advocate who helps you navigate through situations, which may be difficult. I love being a therapist and that comes through by demonstrating a genuine concern with the issues you bring forth. I am committed to engaging in meaningful dialogue with you in order to recognize and help foster an understanding of your struggles, needs, and personal goals. I will also strive to enable you to find strategies to cope with and resolve any issues.
(269) 301-0105
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I am a Solution Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist, which concentrates on problem solving rather than the situation itself. I create an environment that fosters the feeling that you have an advocate who helps you navigate through situations, which may be difficult. I love being a therapist and that comes through by demonstrating a genuine concern with the issues you bring forth. I am committed to engaging in meaningful dialogue with you in order to recognize and help foster an understanding of your struggles, needs, and personal goals. I will also strive to enable you to find strategies to cope with and resolve any issues.
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Christina Schug
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW, PMH-C Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
My goal is to create space for you or your child to experience the freedom that comes with the challenging work of growth and healing. Whether you are a new mother in need of a place to sit with a cup of coffee and feel supported through postpartum adjustment; a parent who longs to help their child cope with trauma, a foster parent desperate for space to process the demands of selflessly loving children who have experienced trauma; or if you are ready to heal from trauma of your own, my door is open. It is my sincere honor to come alongside you as you take this courageous step toward tangible and positive life change.
(269) 225-6802
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
My goal is to create space for you or your child to experience the freedom that comes with the challenging work of growth and healing. Whether you are a new mother in need of a place to sit with a cup of coffee and feel supported through postpartum adjustment; a parent who longs to help their child cope with trauma, a foster parent desperate for space to process the demands of selflessly loving children who have experienced trauma; or if you are ready to heal from trauma of your own, my door is open. It is my sincere honor to come alongside you as you take this courageous step toward tangible and positive life change.
Lisa Wales
Counselor, LLPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Offers online therapy
Life can sometimes bring challenging and unexpected change. Being listened to and having your story heard and understood is important in the process of moving forward in life.
(269) 215-4759
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Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Offers online therapy
Life can sometimes bring challenging and unexpected change. Being listened to and having your story heard and understood is important in the process of moving forward in life.
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Anna Glasgow
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
***Accepting new clients****As a therapist, I am passionate and dedicated to providing a safe environment where we can create and meet your goals. Maybe you're seeking a place to sit and talk and escape the daily expectations, or maybe you're struggling to cope with life's challenges, or maybe you're processing some significant trauma. Whatever the situation may be, I am hopeful that we can work alongside each other in your journey of growth.
(269) 215-5731
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
***Accepting new clients****As a therapist, I am passionate and dedicated to providing a safe environment where we can create and meet your goals. Maybe you're seeking a place to sit and talk and escape the daily expectations, or maybe you're struggling to cope with life's challenges, or maybe you're processing some significant trauma. Whatever the situation may be, I am hopeful that we can work alongside each other in your journey of growth.
Roxana A Almonacid de Sinn
Limited Licensed Psychologist, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
Hola, mi nombre es Roxana . Yo estoy muy entusiasmada para ayudar a mi comunidad .Yo puedo imaginar que tu problamente estas aqui porque tu sientes que algunas cosas necesitas cambiar en tu vida. Te has dado cuenta de que algo en tu vida no está funcionando y has hecho un gran examen de conciencia tratando de averiguarlo. Tuve experiencia en área clínica especial con violencia doméstica, baja autoestima, depresión, drama, etc. Disfruto trabajar con niños y adolescentes en terapia de grupo.
(269) 215-4038
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Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
Hola, mi nombre es Roxana . Yo estoy muy entusiasmada para ayudar a mi comunidad .Yo puedo imaginar que tu problamente estas aqui porque tu sientes que algunas cosas necesitas cambiar en tu vida. Te has dado cuenta de que algo en tu vida no está funcionando y has hecho un gran examen de conciencia tratando de averiguarlo. Tuve experiencia en área clínica especial con violencia doméstica, baja autoestima, depresión, drama, etc. Disfruto trabajar con niños y adolescentes en terapia de grupo.
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Barry J Brigham
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
It is my belief that people need truth to be emotionally and spiritually healthy. The Bible is the primary source of truth and directs the counseling services that I provide. My hope is that the loving compassion of Christ is evident in my counsel, whether I am visiting with a troubled married couple or an 8 year-old child who has been the victim of abuse. The identified desire of the client is the target of the counseling sessions and my goal to help each individual, couple or family experience freedom.
(269) 763-5051
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
It is my belief that people need truth to be emotionally and spiritually healthy. The Bible is the primary source of truth and directs the counseling services that I provide. My hope is that the loving compassion of Christ is evident in my counsel, whether I am visiting with a troubled married couple or an 8 year-old child who has been the victim of abuse. The identified desire of the client is the target of the counseling sessions and my goal to help each individual, couple or family experience freedom.

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Play Therapy
Generally for children ages 3 to 11, play therapy is a form of counseling that relies on play to help therapists communicate with children and understand their mental health. Because children develop cognitive skills before language skills, play is an effective way to understand a child. The therapist may observe a child playing with toys--such as playhouses and dolls--to understand the child's behavior and identify issues.

If you're looking for play therapy in Kalamazoo or for a Kalamazoo play therapist, these professionals provide play therapy, play therapy children, child play therapy, play therapy for children, sandplay therapy, family play therapy and group play therapy. They include play therapists, play psychologists, play psychotherapists and play counselors.