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Dr. Denise K. Reese PHD
Specializes in Child Psychology
Address: 2717 N Grandview Boulevard, Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-513-0700
Dr. Patricia K. Marik PSY.D.
Specializes in Child Psychology
Average rating 1.5 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: Aviation Driveway, Waukesha, WI 53188
Clinical Interests: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma, individual psychotherapy
Dr. Michael J. Cichy PH.D.
Specializes in Child Psychology
Address: 19333 W North Avenue, Brookfield, WI 53045
Clinical Interests: family therapy services, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety ... (Read more)
Nicole Lynn Shay PH.D.
Specializes in Child Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology
Address: 721 American Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53188
Dr. Amy M. Schley PHD
Specializes in Child Psychology
Average rating 3.68 stars out of 5 (7 ratings)
Address: 204 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186
Dr. Christopher Paul Wiebusch PH.D.
Specializes in Neuropsychology, Child Psychology
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: Pewaukee, WI 53072
Dr. Jacqueline Borthwick
Specializes in Child Psychology
Address: 161 W Wisconsin Avenue, Pewaukee, WI 53072

What is Child Psychology?

Child psychology, sometimes called pediatric psychology, is a subspecialty of psychology that focuses on the behavioral and emotional health of children and adolescents. Child psychologists provide evaluation and treatment to children via therapy. Some of the disorders they commonly treat include:
  • ADHD
  • Oppositional or defiant behavior
  • Depression or Anxiety
  • Tics
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Compulsive behaviors
  • Developmental delays
  • Coping with physical illness, including terminal illness and pain

The goal of psychological therapy for children is usually to teach patients skills for coping with stressors and difficult situations in their lives. They may learn or strengthen problem-solving skills. Eventually, with the help of therapy, children's sadness, stress, or anxiety are reduced and their ability to function well is increased.
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