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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

  • I am so grateful to Dr. Hicks and the CPRT course. I am a homeschool mother of an only child (8yo) who was ready to say I'm over it... read more

    Aundria Wurzbacher Avatar Aundria Wurzbacher
    March 5, 2021

    Within 3 or 4 visits to Brenna, my husband and I began to see noticeable changes in our daughter’s behavior. Looking back over the months her behavior is like night... read more

    Mallory Martin Avatar Mallory Martin
    March 5, 2020

    I was at wits end - legitimately about to pull my hair out - because I could not figure out how to help my little man out.. he is 4... read more

    Jordan Braasch Avatar Jordan Braasch
    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

    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

    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
  • Let me start by saying that we feel like we have our boy back!! After years of searching for answers by reading every child behavioral book, and getting evaluated by... read more

    David Johnson Avatar David Johnson
    March 5, 2022

    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

    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
  • 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

    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. 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
  • Brenna has helped my girls and family SO much!!! I HIGHLY recommend her!! Excellent professional, great listener and superb communication! We ALL enjoyed our time with her!

    Janet Jeffrey Avatar Janet Jeffrey
    March 5, 2020

    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

    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

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.