Information for Schools:

Play Therapy in a school setting requires a consistent private space where the child can have Play Therapy sessions at the same time and on the same day each week.

I work closely with schools, adhering to school policies and procedures. 

Good communication and regular reviews with parents and school staff are essential to both support a child and to identify any difficulties they may have.

The British Association of Play Therapists (2004) highlights the following benefits of Play Therapy interventions in a school setting:

            “Play Therapy in schools can also:

  1. Help children to build healthier relationships with teaching staff and peers;

  2. Reduce emotional, behavioural and social obstacles to learning;

  3. Improve adaptation in the classroom;

  4. Enhance communication skills and emotional literacy;

  5. Address the needs of at-risk children;

  6. Support and advise teaching staff.”


British Association of Play Therapists (2004).

Accredited by the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT)

Insured by: Howden Insurance

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Play Therapy with Karen Hammond,

Play Therapy, Unit 2,

The White House,

Salhouse Road,



NR13 6LB

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