Register now to find out how to be a certified Play Therapist!

Register now to find out how to be a certified Play Therapist!

Play therapy is a form of psychotherapy and counselling that allows children experiencing loss, trauma, emotional, or behavioural issues to open up their emotions in a safe space. This safe, play space is where they are allowed to face their thoughts and emotions nonverbally through play. It can help ameliorate effects of the child’s deeper emotional issues and helps them to deal with stress and anxiety.

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Unleashing the Power of Play Therapy for Children!

Unleashing the Power of Play Therapy for Children!

Play therapy is a therapeutic approach that involves using play and creative activities to help children process their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. This type of therapy has been used for decades and has been proven to be effective in helping children overcome a wide range of psychological and emotional issues.

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Is there more to play than meets the eye?

Is there more to play than meets the eye?

There may be a tendency for people to see play as something that children do just to have fun, and to dismiss it as little more than that. In some ways, it can be understandable why we’d think this way. We often don’t give much importance to play as it’s seen as something only children engage in. It’s easy to forget that play is important to a child’s development. In fact, even in adults, play still aids in learning and development.

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Be a Certified Play Therapist!

Be a Certified Play Therapist!

Play therapy is a form of psychotherapy and counselling that allows children experiencing loss, trauma, emotional, or behavioural issues to open up their emotions in a safe space. This safe, play space is where they are allowed to face their thoughts and emotions nonverbally through play. It can help ameliorate effects of the child’s deeper emotional issues and helps them to deal with stress and anxiety.

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Who is Play Therapy for?

Who is Play Therapy for?

Some people may think that Play Therapy is just children playing with toys and having fun, but it’s important to note that play is a form of communication and used for learning. Even young animals like lion cubs engage in play to learn the skills they need to function properly when they mature. As adults, we can sometimes forget how important and effective play is in the learning process.

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Unleash the Power of Play: The Benefits of Play Therapy for Children

Unleash the Power of Play: The Benefits of Play Therapy for Children

Play therapy is a therapeutic approach that involves using play and creative activities to help children process their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. This type of therapy has been used for decades and has been proven to be effective in helping children overcome a wide range of psychological and emotional issues.

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Why is Play Therapy effective for children?

Why is Play Therapy effective for children?

If you have ever tried to help loved ones experiencing prolonged, acute stress or someone trying to deal with a past traumatic experience, you may have noticed and realised that talking to them doesn’t seem to yield much success. These issues can so deeply affect people that verbalising them may be so difficult that it no longer becomes an option.

Children experiencing trauma are particularly vulnerable as they do not have the means to understand what is happening, how to process the trauma, and their ability to vocalise and communicate their trauma may be limited or non-existent. They are too young to have developed the coping mechanisms to deal with their trauma or stress. Read more