Counseling, Social Work, & Behavioral Therapy

Counseling, Social Work, & Behavioral Therapy

PlayWorks Therapy offers assessment and ongoing social work/counseling services for children from birth to ten-years-old. Each child and family is effectively and sensitively supported through individually tailored services to serve their developmental goals.

Our therapists work together with a child and their family to address the following areas of concern:

  • Challenging behaviors
  • Coping skills
  • Developmental milestone mastery
  • Difficult diagnoses
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Preschool readiness
  • Regulation difficulties/sensory processing
  • Sibling interactions
  • Social skill-building
  • School challenges
  • Sleep disturbances

Interventions occur at home and/or in the daycare, preschool classroom, or at our clinic and may include:

  • Behavior therapy/behavior support strategies
  • Education on child development
  • Family advocacy and coordination of resources/services
  • Parenting Support/family training (e.g. developmentally appropriate daily activities, sleep patterns, feeding, play education)
  • Play therapy
  • Social skill-building

Our team of Social Workers includes:

Amy Wechsler, MSW, LCSW, DT, Founder and Director
Laura Mauriello, MS, MSW, LCSW, DT
Brittany Hill, MS, MSW, LSW, DT
Kelly Scafidi, MSW, LCSW, DT

Click on the therapist’s name above to learn more about their professional background, experience, and personal info.

If you are interested in learning more about our social work/counseling services or to set up your first appointment, please contact us at (773) 332-9439 or fill out our contact us form.