PlayDrMom shares how to start a play therapy case … very helpful for play therapists just starting in the field.
Themes are an incredibly important aspect of child-centered play therapy (CCPT). Themes can: -Assist the therapist in knowing if the child is progressing in child therapy -Help the therapist to bet…
lots of play therapy ideas... fishing for feelings, two sided puppet, Animal Projection Technique, Turn a Photo Album Into a Feelings Book, make your own stress balls
Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Evidence-Based and Other Effective Treatments and Techniques. Treatments therapists can use when working with children and adolescents.
They put their feelings in a bottle, it's a great tangible way for them to work on their coping skills
Play Therapy Techniques with a (Formerly!) Defiant Child
EVERY kid has hidden potential and capacity to thrive if given tools and opportunity. EVERY child can be encouraged, loved and guided to better self-esteem, self-concept and self-worth. EVERY kid deserves the chance to break out of old patterns of behavior and reinvent him or herself. And EVERY kid wants to be accepted and valued.
Impulse control. Student molds play-doh into anything for 1 minute then changes it and makes something new. Then hand them a rock to change. Reminder that some things we can control, and others we can't