Why Play Therapy?
Play therapy is often used as effective way of treating young children-especially up to age 7. Licensed professionals who have completed post-graduate approved training, supervision, and experience through the Association of Play Therapy are called Registered Play Therapists (RPT). Some common problems that Play Therapy can treat are:
- Behavioral problems
- Social adjustment issues
- Self-concept/Depressive issues
- Parent-child relationship
- Developmental concerns
- Academic achievement issues
Playful and purposeful counseling interventions help families connect in ways that promote growth and healing. Through play, children are able to work through what is troubling them. We are able to help children learn healthier and more adaptive behaviors. For a brief overview, please see the video below from the Association for Play Therapy (APT). See my Linktree on social media or contact page to find an RPT near you!