Who Can Play Therapy Help?
Play Therapy can be used as an effective intervention for problems such as:
Loss or bereavement
Experience of trauma
Abuse or Neglect
Problems with Socialising
Children who are ill or disabled
Children who have been or are in the process of being fostered or adopted
So do you know a child who:
Is bedwetting or soiling?
Is experiencing disturbed sleep and having frequent nightmares?
Is not achieving their full potential within school?
Is displaying dysregulated behaviour such as physical aggression, excess movement (“hyperactivity”) and inability to focus attention?
Is appearing withdrawn or to have “shut down”?
Is exhibiting frequent fear and phobias, and has difficulty separating from parents and carers?
Is experiencing social difficulties and maintaining friendships?
Is showing high emotions such as frequent crying and seeming overly sensitive, complaining of feeling unwell often?
Showing angry outbursts and appearing to go from “0-100”?