Play is essential to human growth, development, learning and cultivating relationships. Play is a powerful tool for addressing cognitive, behavioral, and emotional challenges. The therapist therapeutically uses play to help client’s better process their experiences and develop more effective strategies for managing their world.
Play Therapy intervention is primarily used for: Behavioral issues caused by grief and loss, divorce and abandonment, physical and sexual abuse, crisis and trauma, and bullying. Also, in treating mental health disorders, such as anxiety, depression, attention deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, academic and social impairment, physical and learning disabilities, and conduct disorders.