Play Therapy

Using Children's Natural Form of Expression for Healing

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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.

 

What other modalities are helpful?

There are several modalities that are helpful for your child's development and in fact, most therapist use a variety of modalities to best meet your child's needs. In addition to Play Therapy, we utilize Cognitive-Based Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Person-Centered Therapy and Art/Expressive Therapy.

 

We champion culturally competent counseling where we believe that cultural self-awareness and sensitivity to our families' cultural identity and intersectionality is essential to a positive therapeutic experience. 

Start with Play Therapy in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Managing life’s demands while supporting your child’s needs can be a delicate balance. Helping your child be the best version of themselves is possible.

 

Get started with Play Therapy in Charlotte, North Carolina today!