Therapeutic play is a well established discipline based upon a number of psychological theories.
Does therapeutic play work?
Therapeutic play is the broader field that includes Play Therapy.
Therapeutic play, (including play therapy) , is a well established discipline based on a number of psychological theories. Research, both qualitative and quantitative shows that it is highly effective in many cases. Recent research by PTUK, an organisation affiliated with PTI, suggests that 71% of the children referred to play therapy will show a positive change.
IS IT JUST PLAYING?
A safe, confidential and caring environment is created which allows the child to play with as few limits as possible but as many as necessary (for physical and emotional safety). This allows healing to occur on many levels following our natural inner trend towards health. Play and creativity operate on impulses from outside our awareness - the unconscious. No medication is used.
Can my child benefit from play therapy?
Play therapy can help with a broad range of emotional, behavioural, and mental health problems.
Lack of confidence
Play therapy session cost?
The cost of a play therapy sessions includes the cost of any materials and/or consumables used during the session.