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Child psychotherapy is an approach to treating a variety of mental health conditions for children that involves using verbal communication, also known as talk therapy, to express and understand deeper emotions. When utilized with children, psychotherapy can be an especially effective method of sorting through confusing thoughts, difficult, emotions, and negative behaviors. When given the proper tools, children and adolescents can attain growth, emotional understanding, as well as healthy and mature ways of dealing with their feelings.

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Sean Saltzberg


Sean Saltzberg has an extensive therapeutic background in working with young children, adolescents, and their families. He focuses on using psychotherapeutic methods such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to treat patients who are in need of understanding their emotions, developing a better sense of verbal communication, as well as changing their behaviors. Sean has seen the successful outcomes from using psychotherapy with young patients who have experienced abandonment, trauma, behavioral issues and disorders, involvement in the criminal justice system, substance abuse and grief, alcohol, anxiety, depression, and anger management.

Dinha Farooqui


Dinha Farooqui’s leading goal for her patients is to help them to recognize and understand their thoughts, feelings, and emotions. She understands that this can be particularly difficult for young patients. This is why Dinha believes that through the use of psychotherapy, she is able to effectively guide young children and adolescents to a better understanding of themselves. Dinha has treated young patients who are struggling with depression and anxiety to develop useful coping skills and build positive self-esteem through the psychotherapeutic approach. In collaboration with her patient’s goals, Dinha focuses on directing young individuals towards learning the coping tools that are useful for effective communication and improved behavior.