CARING, PROFESSIONAL AND COMPETENT CHILD & FAMILY PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICES Wynns Family Psychology is a specialty practice dedicated to serving children, adolescents, and families. Our focus is to deliver high-quality therapy treatment, testing, and consultations from our team of doctoral-level psychologists. Here you can find more specific information about our therapy services and evaluation services.
Despite children and modern families facing many complex issues, parents often still feel ashamed, responsible, discouraged or hopeless when their child is having problems. But seeking help from a child psychologist doesn't mean you’ve failed as a parent. Rather, it means you recognize your child, adolescent or teen is hurting or challenged.
Our focus at Wynns Family Psychology is not on blame and negativity – it’s on solutions. We want every family to succeed and believe in the inherent strength and resiliency within each child and adolescent. Kids respond well to positive, solution-focused therapy. So we form an encouraging and collaborative team with parents and children, while actively participating in achieving your goals. Our approach to child therapy and testing is always professional, customized, and confidential. Wynns Family Psychology is committed to helping your family make important life changes during difficult times, finding the most effective solutions to your problems, and successfully guiding your children away from the cycle of negative behaviors & toward emotional well-being.
There are many ways a child psychologist can assist you. Consider talking to a child psychologist when your child or adolescent is:
• Sad or depressed
• Anxious or fearful
• Having problems controlling anger or frustration
• Performing poorly or inconsistently in school academics
• Having difficulty making or keeping friends
• Demonstrating poor social skills
• Getting into trouble at home or problems at school (wcpss)
• Dealing with a major life change such as a move, separation,
divorce, death of a family member or friend, or change
within the family
• Showing signs of Autism or Asperger's Syndrome
• Showing signs of high I Q, Academic Giftedness, or
preschooler readiness for Kindergarten
• Showing signs of ADHD or a Learning Disability
And while Wynns Family Psychology specializes in children, adolescents, and families, we also enjoy working with individual adults and couples. Here you can find more specific information about our therapy services, testing services and doctoral-level psychologists.
Call (919) 805-0182 or email Info@WynnsFamilyPsychology.com for an appointment. Most new clients are scheduled for their first full appointment at the Cary, NC office location within one to two weeks of calling.
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Please note Wynns Family Psychology does not provide emergency services, though we make every attempt to be available as soon as possible should a crisis occur. For psychological emergencies, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital and ask for the psychiatrist on call.
Content found at Wynns Family Psychology.com, KristenWynns.WordPress.com, etc is only meant to provide general information. It should not be used as psychological counsel or advice, as each person's specific situation requires a custom solution.
FALL GROUPS UPDATED!!!
Updated November 16th, 2015
NEW North Raleigh Office Location!
If you're searching for a child psychologist in Raleigh, NC, now you can visit Wynns Family Psychology – Psychological Solutions for Children, Adolescents and Families at our North Raleigh location. Our new child therapy and testing office is just off of Interstate 540 in Raleigh, and convenient to the Wake Forest area. So now you can choose from either our Cary NC office or our North Raleigh location!
9207 Baileywick Road, Suite 203, Raleigh, NC 27615
**Phone: 919.467.7777 Fax: 855.797.9587
**If your call is directed to voicemail, please leave your confidential message, and we'll return your call the same business day.
Co-Ed Middle School
Social Skills Group
Ages 11-14; Fall-Winter, 2015
Does your child have difficulty making friends? Has she been described as shy or slow to warm up to people? Has your child been diagnosed with Asperger's, ADHD, or ODD? Does he get into arguments with other children or adults? Does your child have difficulty cooperating with the teacher during classroom activities? Many kids need a little help learning and building social skills. Learn more about teaching youth social skills with our Coed Middle School Social Skills Group.
Young Adult Life Skills
& Social Skills Group
Ages 18-26; Fall-Winter, 2015
Having difficulty relating to family, friends, or coworkers? Do you feel withdrawn or isolated? Having difficulty maintaining relationships? Do you feel awkward in social situations? Having trouble expressing and managing emotions appropriately? The college years and early adulthood can be a challenging time. But life skills coaching can make these years easier and more successful! Learn more about our Young Adult Social Skills Class.
Boys Social Skills and Anger Management Group
Ages 11-14; Fall-Winter, 2015
Is your middle schooler having difficulty making friends? Is he feeling bullied? Does he shy away from social interactions because he doesn’t fit in? Has he been diagnosed with Social Anxiety, Asperger's, Autism, or AD/HD? Does your child have a tough time expressing his emotions or controlling his temper? Is he easily annoyed? Has he lashed out at someone verbally or physically? The tween and teen years can be challenging for boys. To make them a success, some kids need a little help learning social skills and how to how to cope with anger in a safe and healthy way! Through a variety of discussions, activities, roleplays, worksheets, projects, and lessons, your child can improve poor social skills and learn to appropriately manage his anger. Learn more about our Middle School Boys Social Skills and Anger Management Group.
Tweens, Teens & Screens Parenting Workshop
for Parents; November 3rd, 2015
Do your kids spend too much time watching TV, playing video games, surfing online, or piddling on their phones? Does misbehavior tend to correlate with separating them from their beloved "screens?" Could you use more ideas about how to successfully disengage from these activities and reconnect your children with family and friends? If you're struggling with how much time your tweens and teens spend in front of a screen, come join our Tweens, Teens & Screens Parenting Workshop. Learn how to tell if your child is addicted to gaming, what types of influences screens have on behavior, reasonable time limits, building reward systems, and more! Learn more about the Tweens, Teens & Screens Parenting Workshop here.
Teen DBT Group
Ages 13-17; Ongoing 2015
Is your teen struggling with managing his emotions? Is she often overwhelmed or easily upset? Has your teen expressed a sense of emptiness or confusion? Is there frequent family conflict? Is she struggling in her peer relationships? Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidenced-based approach that helps teens learn how to cope with emotions in a healthy and productive manner. DBT is especially helpful for teens diagnosed with anxiety or depression, or for kids struggling with self-harming behaviors such as cutting. Our ongoing DBT group is comprised of four different modules—Mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. Learn more about our Teen DBT Group. You can also learn more about Dialectical Behavior Therapy here.
Elementary School Children's Social Skills Group
Ages 6-10; Fall-Winter, 2015
Does your child have difficulty making friends? Would your child benefit from recognizing social cues? Does he or she need extra help expressing emotions appropriately? Does your child report feeling bullied at school or in social situations? Has your child been diagnosed with Social Anxiety, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, or ADHD? Or is he or she simply shy or socially awkward? Some children need a little help learning social skills. Through a series of games, role-play, worksheets, videos, and projects, your child will enhance social skills and self-esteem. Learn more about our Elementary Child Social Skills Group.
Should I Send My Child
to Kindergarten Early? What is Kindergarten Readiness Testing?
Early Kindergarten Entry and Redshirting
in North Carolina
Ok, so your preschooler is smart. But what if he misses the August 31st deadline for entering kindergarten? Is he socially ready? What are the signs of kindergarten readiness? And what are the advantages of testing and starting your child early? Will math and reading skills will be tested? Does your child need a high I.Q.? Which learning activities will provide kids with the best preparation before starting school? Should you red-shirt your children by holding them back an extra year? And what is redshirting anyway? Starting kindergarten can be a very intense and confusing topic for parents in the Raleigh, Cary, and Wake County NC area. Dr. Kristen Wynns of Wynns Family Psychology answers your questions, provides advice, and explains how early kindergarten testing works. Learn more about the process, pros and cons, guidelines, and resources for Early Entrance to Kindergarten.
Cary Office Location
If you're searching for a child psychologist in Cary, NC, now you can visit Wynns Family Psychology – Psychological Solutions for Children, Adolescents and Families at the following location:
130 Preston Executive Drive, Suite 202, Cary, NC 27513
**Phone: 919.467.7777 Fax: 919.882.8223
**If your call is directed to voicemail, please leave your confidential message, and we'll return your call the same business day.
Hiring Child and Adolescent Psychologist and Psychiatrist in Cary Raleigh NC
Wynns Family Psychology is looking for experienced child psychologists. We're hiring a child psychologist and hiring a child psychiatrist to work with children, adolescents and teenagers. These child therapy positions and child psychiatry positions are located in Cary NC (close to both Raleigh and the Durham, North Carolina area). Learn more about these NC child psychologist jobs are NC child psychiatrist jobs here.
Wynns Family Psychology Testimonial
"We just want to thank you so much for your encouragement! J is THRIVING in kindergarten and is happy to get on that bus every single day! His first report card was almost all 4's and O's (outstanding), and he received the 'Outstanding Eagle' award (similar to Student of the Month)!!! And he's not even five until next week! We are so happy for him! A million heartfelt thank you's!!! I really struggled with this decision and it has been a blessing, we will be forever grateful!!"
—Parent of a preschooler,
Early entry to kindergarten assessment and consultation
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