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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

  • Brenna is amazing! We first met with her to discuss our concerns with our daughter. She listened intently , and then gave us feedback that was really helpful from the... read more

    casey cheek Avatar casey cheek
    March 5, 2020

    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

    This is going to be my favorite review by far! Brenna Hicks has a way with children. We brought our daughter to her as a shot in the dark,... read more

    Felisha Simpson Avatar Felisha Simpson
    March 5, 2020
  • 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

    Dr. Hicks is amazing! She knows how to make kids feel comfortable and the parents. We noticed real progress with getting our kids the tools to be successful. Would... read more

    Kevin Goodwin Avatar Kevin Goodwin
    March 5, 2020

    Dr. Hicks is a true proven professional that takes every child she cares for to the highest personal level. Finally someone that truly cares about her patients! she worked with... read more

    Gene Hammond Avatar Gene Hammond
    March 5, 2019
  • Definitely worth the time to help your child grow. Don’t expect to see results right away, but over time the play therapy does help you better understand how your child... read more

    Terry Steven Avatar Terry Steven
    March 5, 2021

    Mrs Brenna helped me with my son who was 10 years old. She gave us the tools and taught each of us how to apply them in a way that... read more

    clydeonetime Avatar clydeonetime
    March 5, 2019

    I cannot say enough about the positive experience my son had with Ms. Brenna. Ms. Brenna helped him through a very difficult time and she did it with much patience,... read more

    Becky Avatar Becky
    March 5, 2019
  • Dr. Brenna has been amazing with my son! Sebastian experienced trauma and was in a vulnerable place, and Dr. Brenna made him instantly comfortable with her. They continued to bond... read more

    Stephanie Willis Avatar Stephanie Willis
    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

    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
  • I had someone I knew very well that took their son to see Brenna. And the changes in her son were quite remarkable. She has a very logical concrete approach... read more

    Nicki Walworth Avatar Nicki Walworth
    March 5, 2021

    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

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.