Play Therapy helps 4-12 year olds to understand
and explore feelings and events they may find troubling.
Play Therapy focuses on behavioural and emotional difficulties. Play Therapy provides the child with a space where they can express themselves using the metaphor
of play whilst within the safety of a therapeutic relationship.
The benefits of Play Therapy can include an increase in self-esteem, decreased levels of anxiety and improved relationships with family and friends. Play Therapy focuses on behavioural and emotional difficulties.
The United States Association for Play Therapy’s ‘Evidence-Based Practice Statement: Play Therapy’ explores the efficacy of Play Therapy interventions:
More details regarding Play Therapy can be found at
the British Association of Play Therapists website:
Please feel free to contact me to discuss the suitability
of Play Therapy for your child.