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The Therapy Lady - Play and Creative Arts Therapy

Play Therapy is based upon the fact that play is the child's natural medium of self-expression. It is an opportunity which is given to the child to 'play out' his (or her) feelings and problems just as, in certain types of adult therapy, an individual 'talks out' his difficulties.

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Address:Unit 9B
Meadow Close
Langage Business Park
Telephone number: 07790015365
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Play Therapy a is  a form of counselling or psychotherapy designed for children.

Play is a child's natural form of communication.  We as therapists provide a safe space where the child is accepted for who they are.  In this environment the child can express themselves and explore their problems to develop ways of coping.   Children have access to sand play with miniatures, paint, water, clay, instruments, puppets, role play, dressing up, games and more.

Play Therapy can help a child to:

  • understand what they have experienced,
  • experiment with solutions to problems,
  • identify and regulate their emotions,
  • reach their full potential academically and socially,
  • develop relationship skills, such as trust, empathy and cooperation,
  • gain a sense of control of events that have scared or confused them.‚Äč

Examples of difficulties that can be supported through Play and Creative Arts Therapy:

  • Big emotions (anger, fear, sadness, worry, grief),
  • Low confidence/self-esteem,
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Separation anxiety
  • Fostered, adopted and identity issues,
  • Family breakdown and blended families
  • Aggression and acting out behaviours,
  • Self-harm
  • Sleep or toileting issues
  • Fears and phobias
  • All SEN
Price: Please contact us for information about our costs
Based: Devon
  • 4 to 5 years old
  • 5 to 11 years old
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Communication impairments
  • Eating disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Physical and sensory
  • Social emotional mental health
  • Stress

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