Child Counselling / Psychotherapy – Art and Play Therapy
Therapy for Children and young people may differ from adult therapy and will depend on the child’s age, specific difficulties and their development.
Therapy helps children to explore their feelings, express themselves and make sense of their life experience.
Child, Art and Play Therapy (Ages 6 – 11 years)
Art and Play Therapy for Children helps children to explore their feelings, express themselves and make sense of their life experience.
Children who may benefit from art and play therapy..
Children who find it difficult to acquire social skills
Children with low self esteem, anxiety or sadness
Children who have experienced loss through family breakdown or bereavement
Children displaying behaviours that are not safe or appropriate, and may be threatening.
Child therapy aims to help children cope better with their:
Develop necessary coping skills
Make positive choices
During therapy children are encouraged to explore and express their feelings through one of many mediums depending on the child’s individual preference for example:
Telling stories or through play