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Preparing Your Child For Therapy


Preparing Your Child For Therapy

After the intake session is a great time to start talking up all the perks of going to Play Therapy to your child. "I just met Mr. Rodney, and he's got a cool job. He's a Play Therapist! He plays with kids and talks to kids to help them feel better! I'm so jealous you get to go see his...[ read more ]

Why Play Therapy?

"Can't I just play with my own child?" Sure, you could… and you should! Your therapist will recommend it! Although it has the word "play" in its name, and children typically love going, it is often hard work for the child. When placed in the right therapeutic environment, with a good therapist relationship, a child will gravitate towards acting and...[ read more ]

Healthy ways to Express and Identifying Feelings

Counselors are often concerned about a child’s emotional literacy. Emotionally literate children can manage their feelings and their reactions to those feelings. They can recognize and respond to other people’s feelings, which is a significant advantage in life. Many of our clients are not emotionally literate and our work with those children includes developing and enhancing the child’s ability to...[ read more ]