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Why Choose Playful Healing Center?


Playful Healing Center (PHC) was founded in 2008 by Dr. Rana Hong to offer state of the art therapeutic services to our children and families. Playful Healing Center holds the healing mission of strengthening and empowering individuals with effective therapeutic approaches. We have developed an array of high-quality mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Although we are specialized in pediatric psychotherapy in issues of attachment, trauma, behavioral and emotional issues, we also offer services to individuals and families with issues of trauma, anxiety, and mood disorders.

The frequently treated disorders for children and adolescents in PHC are:

  • Anxiety Disorder including separation anxiety and social phobia
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Autistic/Asperger Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder/Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Depression
  • Divorce related Matters
  • Grief and Loss Issues
  • Picky Eater and Sleep Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relational Problems
  • Sensory Integration Issues


As treatment modalities, Playful Healing Center offers clinically proven therapy services such as Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Gestalt therapy, and Theraplay. In addition, we provide evidence-based models such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Play Therapy.

The frequently treated disorders for adults in PHC are:

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss Issues
  • Marital Conflicts
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relational issues
  • Social Anxiety


In order to alleviate the issues of adult individuals and families, Playful Healing Center offers Biofeedback Training for stress/anxiety reduction, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Couple's Therapy, Psychodynamic Approach, and Couple/Family Therapy. We also offer court mandated psychological evaluations and supervised visitations.

Fee for services

We accept Medicare, Aetna PPO, BCBS PPO, Cigna PPO, Tricare, and United Health PPO. For cash payment, we charge $140-$160 per hour. Office hours are available weekdays, evenings, and weekends by appointment.  Telehealth is available with same-day scheduling possible.

Office hours are available weekdays, evenings, and weekends by appointment. Crisis services are available with same day scheduling possible.