What to expect during the course of Play Therapy.
As a parent or guardian, you will play a crucial role in every phase of your child’s play therapy which, typically, proceeds through as many as seven phases.
Symptoms of Trauma
When something traumatic happens to a child, a sense of safety and security can be stripped away. A child may be left with overwhelming feelings of a loss of power. Many of a child’s post-traumatic symptoms are dysfunctional attempts to regain a sense of control or safety within his environment. Frequently, trauma symptoms can be confused with symptoms in other disorders - leading to misdiagnosis. Read more here.
How to pick a play therapist.
Not sure what to consider when looking for a Play Therapist for your child?
Here are links to sites that can help: