Center for Child Counseling

Center for Child Counseling


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About Us

We believe the EVERY child deserves to grow up feeling safe an loved, so we are fighting the immediate and lifelong impact of exposure to abuse and violence on young children.

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health have been the foundation of the Center for Child Counseling’s mission in Palm Beach County since being founded in 1999. We focus on the youngest children in our community because research shows that this period of life is one of critical importance, providing the foundation for health throughout the lifespan.

Our programs and expertise are grounded in research about early brain development and the impact of adversity and trauma on development. Violence, abuse, and neglect in the earliest years of life are forms of “toxic stress'' that can fundamentally change the developing brain, in the absence of healthy relationships. Secure, stable, supportive relationships between children and caring adults in the family and community contribute significantly to children's healthy brain development by buffering the brain from the damage due to high stress.


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Our founder, Jane Robinson, holding a baby doll that was donated to the center.
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Program Director, Lauren Scirrotto, and her youngest child Owen, at the Ice Cream Social event at the Child & Family Center.
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Highlights from the Black Ties and French Fries 2016 Gala.
Save the Date! Black Ties and French Fries 2019 at Mirasol on February 16, 2019!