Counseling / Behavioral Therapy 



Jill Schaffer LMHC

Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist

Providing therapeutic services for children experiencing issues with: 

ADHD                                                       Anxiety

High functioning autism                            Emotional/Behavioral impulsiveness

Low self-esteem                                       Family relationship problems

Low frustration tolerance                        Peer relationship problems

Social and emotional side of giftedness and twice exceptionality


Jill Schaffer has more than 20 years of experience working with children and families with a wide range of behavioral difficulties.  She is an experienced counselor for parents in how to work with their children using positive and effective parenting strategies. She specializes in family and individual therapy for families and their children with anxiety, ADHD and challenging behaviors. 

Services include:

1. ADHD Coaching:


For children aged 4 - 8

6 Sessions Parent Coaching

Assess areas of challenge with Executive Function skills

Psycho-education about ADHD and progression of development

Strategies for addressing specific challenges

Behavior plan development

Progress review and plan adjustments as needed

Recommendations for school

For children older than 8 years

Similar format as with younger children, but with more child involvement in the process. The 1st session for parents only and then child will be included in additional sessions.


2. Play Attention

Play Attention is an alternative to medication and/or in addition to medication for children with ADHD. Bio-feedback evidenced based program for training attention stamina with low stimulation activities, impulse control as well as working memory, short term memory, discriminatory attention skills, frustration tolerance, visual spatial memory and social skills. This is a longer term program with a minimum of 12 consecutive weekly training sessions to start with and additional sessions continuing for greater generalization to real life situations and permanency of skill development. ADHD coaching is included with Play Attention.


3. Child, Adolescent and Family Counseling

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy               Parent Child Interaction Therapy

Positive Psychology                              Adlerian based Parenting Strategies


Counseling involves more work with emotional regulation issues, family and peer relationship struggles, problems with anxiety, self-esteem and is a more individualized and comprehensive approach to working with child and family.

Jill does not participate with insurance plans and her fee is $85 per hour

For counseling appointments call (407)765-5437

For more information on Play attention call (407)493-0340



Ph: 407-765-KIDS | Fax: 888-972-7981 | Email:

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