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Play Therapy

Play Therapy is used as a way of helping children express their feelings and deal with difficult life experiences, including developmental trauma, through a self-guided and collaborative process.

Filial Therapy is used to help parents (birth, adoptive, special guardians and foster carers) to be the therapeutic agents of change for their children.

Non-directive Play Therapists offer a safe non-threatening therapy to children with a variety of needs and experiences. Play Therapy works at the child's level and does not require the child to be able to talk about their experiences in order for it to benefit them and relieve psychological distress. It is suited to children of all ages, but is often used for children between the ages of three to thirteen. 

It is particularly helpful to children who have experienced trauma, abuse or have attachment problems. As well as children who are delayed in developmental areas: speech and language, emotional, social and cognitive.

Therapy goals 

  1. Self-Efficacy 
  2. Attachment and Relationship
  3. Empathy 
  4. Specific Problem Resolution

Our Play Therapist is Sandra Georgeson (with the wonderful support of her Therapy Dog, Lucy!) More information can be found here.​​​​​​