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Lego Activities to Use in Play Therapy

Lego activities are plentiful and many can be used in counseling in various ways. They can be used to regulate emotions, communicate emotions, for interactive play, problem-solving, and simply playing. A child's creativity is a powerful way for them to process trauma, emotional struggles, and to make sense of the world. Before diving into the creative ideas found on the world wide web, it is important to understand the power of play. Play is a child's native language. They explore the world…

Play Therapy Regulation Activity for Young Kids: Feelings Come and Feelings Go

I'm Ann Meehan, an LPCC, ​RPT-S ™ , and EMDR Consultant. I help therapists that work with kids and teens go from a place of stress and survival to inspired and thriving. I give child therapists...

Top 10 Play Therapy Activities and Resources

Life can be so busy as a child therapist. You are trying to be present for your clients , provide the most evidence based and effective treatment modalities, oh...and then there are the “other...

Play  Therapy: Emotional Containment Technique

These are my Big Feeling Eaters. Okay, so they are really called Worry Eaters , but I certainly DO NOT want to discriminate on the types of feelings they could eat. Angry, sad, or jealous feelings...

Exact Steps for Explaining Child Centered Play Therapy to Parents

“ I’m so glad that Ainsley will finally have someone to talk to about her problems ”. Well what if Ainsley ( not a real client! ) is four and you as her therapist are going to be doing Child...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Child Centered Play Therapy Session Skills Cheat Sheet

Child Centered Play Therapy is one of my most favorite Play Therapy theories and modalities for younger children. AND sometimes older children depending on developmental age. But most...

Playing CBT - Therapy Games that Teach Emotional Regulation

Therapy games are one way to help children who struggle with emotional regulation. Playing CBT contains 15 different therapy games for children.

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Playdough Therapy Ideas

Playdough is an inexpensive tool to use in therapy that has unlimited uses. It is a staple in the coping skill toolboxes that I make with each of my clients. I also include a handout for parents to understand various ways playdough can be used as a coping skill. You can get the free PDF here. Early in my counseling career, I learned that playdough was like a truth serum. You get a kid's hands busy and their defenses fall. They are able to process situations and emotions that have been pent…

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ADHD play therapy is a form of therapy specifically designed for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It uses play as a medium to help children with ADHD improve their attention, behavior, and social skills
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