Brighter Pathways © 2017
1237 E. Livingston Street, Suite B
Orlando, FL 32803-5401
Ph: 407-895-0540 ~ Fax: (407) 228-9771
Licenses: SS00305 ~ MH02676 ~ PCE-9
Child Psychology has been a long-time interest for Dr. Charlene Messenger. At her office, Brighter Pathways, she practices as a School Psychologist, Mental Health Therapist and Continuing Education Provider.
Dr. Messenger integrates the fields of EDUCATION, COUNSELING and PSYCHOLOGY. Emphasis is upon assessment and intervention with children and teens, ages preschool through college-level. Dr. Messenger does only what is necessary each step of the way. Tests, interventions and approaches are selected based on specific referral issues and each person’s unique needs.
Notice: Leave of Absence Closure
Dr. Messenger will be starting A Leave of Absence as of Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 for an unspecified time. Assessments and consultation can be scheduled until then. The website will remain available for educational purposes, until the office is reopened.
Play Therapy with Puppets
Dr. Messenger has extensive training and experience in many fields, including:
To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The materials available at this web site are for informational purposesonly and not for the purpose of providing medial or legal advice. You should contact your physician to obtain advice with respect to any health issues or medical concerns. You should contact a qualified attorney to obtain advice about any particular legal issues, including legal issues related to student rights and parent advocacy. Use of and access to this Web site or any of the e-mail links contained within the site do not create an therapist-client relationship between Dr. Messenger/Brighter Pathways and the user or browser. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of Dr. C. Messenger only. They may not reflect the opinions of other employees or colleagues.
|Awards & Publications|
|What to Expect|
|Early Childhood Evaluation|
|Brief Solution-Focused Therapy|
|Help with Stress|
|SPD: Sensory Processing Dysfunction|
|Highly Sensitive Children|
|Is My Child Gifted?|
|Gifted: Feeling Isolated|
|Gifted: Postive Atttitude|
|IQ & Success|
|Dyscalculia: Math Disaability|
|Dysgraphia: Writing Disabilitiy|
|Dyslexia: Reading Disability|
|Oral Language Disability/CAP|
|Identifying Learning Disabilities|
|AD/HD Types & Symptoms|
|AD/HD & School|
|AD/HD: Look-Alike Disorders|
|Anxiety in Children|
|Depression in Children|
|The Depressed Child or Teen|
|Signs of Depression|
|Treatment for Depression|
|Riley: In Memoriam|
|AAT Therapy Dogs|
|Boo: Therapy Dog|
|Pets Benefit the Brain!|
|Patience & Wisdom|
|How to Raise an Optimist|
|Play & Learning|
|Making a Good Reader|
|Love of Learning|