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Specialized Child Therapists for children ages 3-14 Call 813-421-5437 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 with one of the therapists at The Kid Counselor Center. We want you and your kid to feel more comfortable right from the start. Take a look!

Help for your child. Relief for you!

Are you 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 best, most universally suited therapy for children.

If you don’t see your issue in the list above, you can call (813) 421-5437 to schedule a FREE consultation and speak with a therapist to see if play therapy is a good fit.

Hear from parents that have gotten help for their kids at The Kid Counselor Center

Nikki’s Story

Listen to Nikki’s story of how The Kid Counselor, using Play Therapy, helped her and her family work through issues her daughter developed previous to her adoption.

Danielle’s Story

Phobias, anxiety, and fear are often overwhelming and debilitating for kids. Play Therapy is an effective treatment, restoring peace to the child.

Listen to Danielle’s story about her son overcoming his allergy phobia.

Monica’s Story

Cutting, anger, and depression are more and more common among pre-teens and adolescents.

Listen to Monica’s story about her daughter overcoming her need to self-harm and anger issues.

Read why parents trust The Kid Counselor Center

  • If you’re reading reviews, then you’re considering play therapy for your child. And lucky for you, you’ve found the best. Dr. Hicks is professional, smart, articulate, caring, respectful, and incredibly... read more

    E S Avatar E S
    March 5, 2020

    Dr. Hicks is wonderful with my son, and with me. She has brought a new dynamic to our home that is working and is based out of mutual respect,... read more

    Krystin Mondelli Avatar Krystin Mondelli
    March 5, 2019

    Dr. Hicks was incredible in helping our son and us with play therapy. We were unsure if some of our 5 year old son's expressed feelings had a physical or... read more

    Terence Perenich Avatar Terence Perenich
    March 5, 2022
  • I am so thankful for Brenna. I was at my wits end with my poor boy. After all the Baycare runaround, and Daycares trying to push me to medicate, she... read more

    Kari Diaz Avatar Kari Diaz
    March 5, 2019

    Brenna is fantastic at connecting with children, and creating a safe and fun place for growth and healing. Kids always excited to spend time, and we saw immense change in... read more

    Laura Plummer Fadner Avatar Laura Plummer Fadner
    March 5, 2022

    I can’t say enough wonderful things about Mrs. Brenna. She has been instrumental in helping my son emotionally, deal with the divorce of his parents. She is a skilled professional... read more

    Sophina Williams Avatar Sophina Williams
    March 5, 2020
  • Brenna has been a God send for our family! My two daughters liked her immediately and I saw improvement in their behavior fairly quickly. My youngest daughter often... read more

    denise wannemacher Avatar denise wannemacher
    March 5, 2019

    Immediately after our son turned 4 years old his behavior at home and preschool took a nose-dive. He was aggressive, disrespectful, self-injuring, not listening and antagonistic. After looking into different... read more

    Dimitris Fakitsas Avatar Dimitris Fakitsas
    March 5, 2019

    I highly recommend Ms. Brenna, I was at my wits end when I brought my son to her, he was having a hard time at school not wanting to go,... read more

    Jill G Avatar Jill G
    March 5, 2021
  • My son saw Brenna in her office once a week for several month. During this time we saw great improvement in our son's behavior, however we really wanted to... read more

    Michael Aviolla Avatar Michael Aviolla
    March 5, 2020

    Brenna is the best! I was looking for someone creative, sweet and fun to help empower my child with a strong sense of self. I couldn't find anyone in CA... read more

    Stephanie Hack Avatar Stephanie Hack
    March 5, 2020

    We are so thankful for finding Ms. Brenna! She has assisted our son in understanding his fears and anxieties and gave him the proper tools to manage them.... read more

    mgk_Fios Avatar mgk_Fios
    March 5, 2019
  • I’m a local ophthalmologist and my 7 year old daughter was having difficulties with some transitions happening at home. Dr Brenna surpassed my highest expectations for professionalism, ease of communication,... read more

    Dr. Nicholas Bottaro Avatar Dr. Nicholas Bottaro
    March 5, 2022

    Our experience with Brenna was life-changing. My child went in with some potential long-term issues and walked out with a new lease on life - confident, happy, and with a... read more

    Nicole Kane Avatar Nicole Kane
    March 5, 2020

    Dr. Hicks is an outstanding woman who is excellent with children. My husband and I always leave her office so impressed with her ability to communicate and relate... read more

    Carole Bates Avatar Carole Bates
    March 5, 2021

The Kid Counselor Center – Child Therapists in Odessa, FL

Our Therapists offer the following services. Please call to schedule your FREE consultation when you are ready.
child therapy play therapy


The Kid Counselor Center specializes in play therapy and sand play therapy for children 3-14 years old. Children use play as their language and toys as their words. Discover how Play Therapy is the best fit to help children work through their issues.
parent coaching


Get private, one-on-one coaching from Dr. Hicks in this 10-week, play-based program for parents of children 3-10 years old. This course combines weekly training with video review and feedback of 30 minute play sessions of you with your child, implementing the Play Therapy skills.
in-home play therapy


Play Therapy sessions conducted by a parent has been researched and proven to be more effective than delivered by a therapist!  Our In-Home Play Therapy training empowers you, the parent, to build the relationship and create the environment needed for your child to get better.