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20,417 people sought child therapy help in Texas in the last year

Discover how starting child therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Starting Child therapy

What is child therapy?

Child therapy, also known as counseling for kids, helps young individuals better understand and manage the challenges that affect their mental health. Common challenges amongst kids include behavioral issues, trauma, bullying, depression, and anxiety. All ages of children can attend and benefit from child-therapy at Thriveworks Pearland.

How does child therapy work?

Child therapy works by using multiple techniques, tailored to fit the child’s needs based on their age group, their challenges, and the severity of their challenges. It might involve play therapy for younger kids or cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, art therapy, and others for varying ages. In any case, Thriveworks child therapists in Pearland, TX have the expertise and experience to help kids at their level.

Play therapy vs child therapy

Child therapy is a type of therapy meant for clients within a specific age group, while play therapy is an approach to therapy that helps children with self-expression and stress relief, among others. Play therapy is a technique that is often used in child therapy to help children express what’s running through their minds when they do not have the words to express their thoughts and emotions. It can get children to express what’s wrong, what might be causing unwanted behaviors or what they might need, in a way that is accessible to them so that therapists can then work to treat the issue.

How to tell if my child needs counseling

It’s not always obvious when a child should see a therapist for their behavior, though in the midst of challenges like divorce, loss, bullying, and other mental health conditions, it’s often a good idea to seek it out. Common behaviors that can indicate a need for child therapy include separation anxiety, bedwetting (at inappropriate ages), and agitation/excessive irritability — especially if it reaches a point of physical violence.

What type of therapy is best for children?

Cognitive behavioral therapy at Thriveworks in Pearland, TX is one of the best types of therapy for children. However, it can be administered in child therapy sessions in a variety of ways that are more accessible to young minds, such as play therapy.

Is child therapy conducted in person or online?

Child therapy at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does child therapy last?

The length of child therapy depends on your child’s needs as well as the goals that you and their therapist might have for them. Generally, child therapy sessions will last for several months.

How much does child therapy cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay a $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Pearland therapists and counselors accept 39 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

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Self-pay costs at Pearland
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Learn about verified reviews
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V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Read more V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Paul Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Read more Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Read more I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Read more Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Read more I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Pearland Dec 2021
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Where to find us

Getting here

We share a building with Kalon Skin Studio. Nearby is Instyle Blading Studio, as is Epic Urgent Family Care, Texas Speech and ABA Therapy, Trumpet Behavioral Health and Exodus Health. Further down the road is a JCPenney, Prime Urgent Care, Another Broken Egg Cafe, and NAM: Noodles & More restaurant.

Phone number

(210) 940-2502

Languages spoken by TX providers

  • English
  • Spanish
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