Therapy Referrals for Fellow Therapists

If you are a therapist who specializes in areas outside of children and child development, you may want to consider making referrals to my practice when the need arises. Although I see children of all ages, my focus is on work with young children (0-7) and their families. I have specific interest and experience in […]

Therapy Referrals for Teachers

It can be difficult to know which students are in need of extra assistance. Some instances in which it may be helpful to refer students for play therapy are when:

  • They are showing signs of stress or have unusually stressful circumstances
  • They are having trouble making or keeping friends
  • They are withdrawn or never talk in class
  • They have […]
July 10th, 2014|Teacher Therapy|

Individual Play Therapy

I meet with the child in my office usually once a week. I have a wide range of toys, games and activities available to assist in understanding and communicating with the child. Individual play therapy creates a safe place for the child to heal and grow. I meet regularly with parents during this process to […]

Family Play Therapy

Family dynamics may be holding unwanted patterns of behavior in place. Family therapy can help family members to understand these patterns, and to open up the lines of communication. Through this process, family members can learn to take on more open and authentic roles. Family therapy is often used to help family members adjust following […]

Filial Therapy

In filial therapy the therapist teaches the parent the skills used in non-directive play therapy. Filial therapy is used to strengthen the relationship between parent and child, and help the parent better understand the child’s world. The skills taught in filial therapy can then be used to address everyday conflicts between parent and child.

Group Therapy

Group therapy can be an excellent way to help children develop social skills or focus on other specific areas. It is usually time-limited and less expensive than individual or family therapy.

Building Blocks Social Skills Play Group: Preschool 3–5-yr olds

The preschool years are a critical time for learning to get along with peers and become […]