Dr. Carreira is an experienced Child Psychotherapist specializing in Trauma and Family Conflict issues. She has worked extensively with behavior concerns stemming from diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, ODD, DMDD, Anxiety and trauma. Dr. Carreira utilizes play therapy to elicit conversation and openness with children, and works with parents through empathy and validation who are experiencing anxiety and depression due to family challenges.
Dr. Carreira delivers artistic and creative activities during sessions that will help children express themselves effectively. Dr. Carreira may also use elements of dance/movement therapy to assess and evaluate children’s needs that they sometimes have difficulty expressing verbally. Your child will be accepted in a fun, comfortable and caring environment, where they can grow and flourish. Parents will feel validated and a lack of judgement when working toward change for a better future.
Dr. Carreira also has extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, from children as young as 4 to adults well into their advanced years. Trauma is something we learn to live with and Dr. Carreira can help you find your way from surviving to thriving in the way that works best for you.