Hope and Healing for Kids

Specialized Child Counseling for children ages 3-14.

Call or Text (832) 521-8809 today!

You’re thinking about a counselor for your child. A PLAY THERAPIST is the best solution

As you consider play therapy for your child, you probably have lots of questions. This video gives you an overview of what you can expect when your child begins play therapy at Collective Hope Counseling. We want you and your kid to feel more comfortable right from the start. Take a look!

Play Therapy works!

Is your child struggling with any of the following issues? Play therapy is UNIQUELY suited for the following:


Child anxiety


School behavior


Sibling rivalry


Autism spectrum disorders


Power struggles


Divorce & family changes






Dysregulated behavior


Eating & food issues




Academic difficulties

Play therapy is the best, most universally suited therapy for children.

If you don’t see your issue in the list above, you can call (832) 521-8809 to schedule a FREE consultation and speak with a therapist to see if play therapy is a good fit.

Specialized Counseling for Children and Teens

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Child Counseling

Play therapy is the most natural form of therapy for children. Through play, children can process current and past events utilizing their language of play.

teen counseling

Teen Counseling

The teenage years are times of insecurity and change as teens struggle to build their identities. Therapy can help teens build effective coping skills. You need a therapist who is experienced in teen counseling, highly knowledgeable, and someone that your teen can relate to and trust. We understand the unique needs of teens and their families. If your teen is struggling, we can help.

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Parenting Classes

Parenting doesn’t have to be a struggle. We can help you become the confident and connected parent you want to be through parenting classes.

Helping Your Child Thrive: The Power of Play Therapy

Explore how play therapy boosts your child’s self-control and self-confidence while teaching empathy and responsibility. These positive changes not only benefit your child but also bring you closer, creating a happier family life.

Increased Self-Regulation

Child-centered play therapy fosters increased self-regulation, helping children manage their emotions and behaviors more effectively. This newfound self-control brings a sense of calm and stability to both the child and their parents, creating a calmer and more in-control family environment.

Increased Self-Esteem

In play therapy, children experience a significant boost in self-esteem, gaining a stronger sense of self-worth and confidence. This positive self-image benefits the child and enriches the parent-child relationship by fostering a more empowered and self-assured child.

Increased Empathy and Responsibility

Children discover the importance of empathy and responsibility in play therapy, learning that their actions impact others. This newfound understanding empowers them to make more thoughtful choices and navigate relationships with greater awareness and compassion.

Better Emotional Expression

Play therapy equips children with enhanced emotional expression, giving parents a clearer window into their child’s thoughts and emotions. This newfound ability to communicate empowers parents to understand better and support their child’s needs and feelings, strengthening the parent-child relationship.

Read why parents trust Collective Hope Counseling!

  • I’ve known Stephanie for close to 7 years. She is a very honest and caring person. She genuinely cares for the people she works with both physically and mentally. She... read more

    Julie Stadler
    February 16, 2021

    My 12 yo son and I tried multiple therapists and none of them were able to connect with my son until we met Mrs Lewis. Within the first visit, she... read more

    Sun Flower
    February 16, 2022

    Stephanie is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to providing therapy and resources for clients with chronic illness, especially type 1 diabetes. It was a pleasure hosting her on... read more

    Destiny Winters
    February 16, 2023
  • I cannot thank Ms. Stephanie enough for everything she has done to help our son and family. I didn't know much about Play Therapy prior to working with Ms. Stephanie... read more

    Christine Kerr
    January 16, 2024

    Stephanie has such a great way of working with children through play therapy. Her parent meetings were always so helpful. We made adequate progress during our time with her which... read more

    Mandy Moreno
    November 16, 2023

    Collective Hope really helped me deal with grief and loss of loved ones. I would highly recommend this practice for people who are looking for quality care that’s professional, thorough,... read more

    Judy Fang
    February 16, 2021
  • Stephanie has been such a blessing to our family. She helped one of our children through play therapy for about 6 months. Throughout the process they have grown in confidence,... read more

    November 16, 2023

    I met Stephanie while studying and worked closely with her these last 5 years during the process of becoming the therapist she is today. Her ability to empathize with her... read more

    Tracie Hillyard
    February 16, 2021

Get your happy child back! Call or Text (832) 521-8809 today!