The Rice Center Staff is a multidisciplinary team comprised of licensed psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors, all of whom have advanced training in the mental health needs of both children and their parents and caregivers. The Rice Center Staff is also uniquely qualified to provide consultative services to educators, daycare providers, and a range of professionals who address the needs of the children and their families.

The Rice Center staff provide services utilizing a number of modalities that include:

  • Parent-Child Therapy
  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Parent Groups
  • Consultation and Assessments
  • Consultation to educators and daycare providers
  • Training in diversity and cultural awareness.
  • Consultation to professionals and programs that serve the needs of young children and families

Services provided to children, parents, grandparents, couples, and families address various and diverse areas of foci such as:

Parents (Expecting, New and Experienced)

  • pregnancy and preparing to become a parent
  • postpartum adjustment groups for new mothers
  • Parenting support group for parents of children with autism
  • anxiety and/or depression
  • step-parenting
  • gay and lesbian parenting
  • single parenting
  • marital stress
  • stress with family members
  • adoption issues
  • coping with infertility and pregnancy loss
  • history of miscarriage/death of family member adjustment back to work

Infants and Toddlers 

  • fussy and difficult to soothe
  • difficulties with bonding
  • sleeping problems
  • feeding problems
  • problems during separation
  • questions or concerns about your infant’s/toddler’s development

Young Children

  • behavior problems
  • frequent tantrums or meltdowns
  • parent-child relationships
  • sensory integration challenges
  • anxiety and depression
  • questions or concerns about your child’s development
  • toileting concerns
  • sleeping issues
  • eating problems
  • anxiety and depression
  • adjustment to a difficult transition/life challenge (e.g., school, new sibling, move, divorce, death, witnessing violence)