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Play Therapy may be helpful for classroom anxiety

Play Therapy can help classroom anxiety. Click here to read an article on classroom anxiety: http://childmind.org/article/classroom-anxiety-in-children/ Play Therapy may be very helpful for young children who are experiencing these symptoms. Behavioural methods can provide excellent strategies but, sometimes, more is needed. Play Therapy helps the anxious child learn what it feels like […]

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Why Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a way in which children can express their thoughts and feelings in a way that’s natural to them.

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Play Therapy for helping children who have been traumatised

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Play Therapy for helping children who have been traumatised In her article “Working with Children who have alleged sexual abuse”, Helen Kambouridis, a psychologist who specialises in working with children, talks about how Play Therapy is an appropriate treatment for the child: click here to read the […]

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Parents can learn to emotionally support their children with Filial Play Therapy

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Parents can learn to emotionally support their children with Filial Play Therapy In Filial Play Therapy, parents conduct weekly, special, 1:1 playtimes with their children.  In addition, the Play Therapist supports the parent(s) in learning to generalise therapy skills and principles into everyday life: many problems can […]

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Filial Play Therapy for children 3-12 y.o. who struggle issues such as anxiety, depression, anger and aggression

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Filial Play Therapy for children 3-12 y.o. who struggle issues such as anxiety, depression, anger and aggression Filial Play Therapy helps children and families!  Read this article on how Filial Play Therapy is being used in Santa Barbara, California. Do you want to learn how to better […]

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Play Therapy gains support in Australia

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Play Therapy gains support in Australia Check out this article on the website of the Australian Psychological Society.  Play Therapy gains support in Australia. Pek Lee of Perth Children’s Counselling’s is an experienced Children’s Counsellor and Play Therapist.  She is a Registered Play Therapist, at a Clinical level […]

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What is Play Therapy and how it can help your child

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What is Play Therapy and how it can help your child See this video from Missouri State University about Play Therapy.  Play Therapy is developmentally appropriate for young children and this video explains how it works and how it can help.

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Filial Therapy: Play Therapy that puts parents at the heart of the healing process

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Filial Therapy: Play Therapy that puts parents at the heart of the healing process Filial Therapy is Play Therapy that involves parents in the process.  Evidenced-based research shows that Filial Therapy can be as effective as Play Therapy with a Play Therapist.  In this article, the author […]

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What is Play Therapy?

What is Play Therapy?  Video for parents.

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Play Therapy helps children express their thoughts and feelings

Children express themselves through play and action, rather than words.  Play Therapy is the natural, developmentally-appropriate way of counselling young children.  

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Professional Memberships

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Perth Children's Counselling is a registered member of PACFA,
the peak body for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Registration Number: 22407