Using Children's Natural Form of Expression for Healing
What is Play Therapy?
Play Therapy is used to explore emotions and deal with unresolved trauma, children can learn positive coping skills and grow by utilizing specific toys as expression. Where adults use Talk Therapy, Play Therapy is helpful for children as it's their natural language of communication and is most used for young children 3-12 years old.
How do we use Play Therapy Skills?
Play Therapy supports children's development including as increase in self-accountability, self-regulation, creative problem-solving, empathy and executive functioning. Both indirect and direct mods supports the child in reaching treatment goals established by their parents and Therapist.
How is Play Therapy different than playing at home?