Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.
Kay Redfield Jamison ~Contemporary American professor of psychiatry
Do you have a young child who is experiencing these types of concerns?
- Early trauma
- School worries
- Social struggles
- Family conflict
Families that come to me are looking for an age-appropriate way to create growth and change for their child. Taking a playful approach to your child’s challenges creates a space for them to grow that is fun, safe, and nurturing.
Here are some of my favourite ways to foster change through play:
Tip: Many parents I see find it useful to show children these pictures before coming to see me. Here is what one child told us…
I was nervous to come. My mom showed me the pictures. I saw you had some cool toys. I saw that other kids play with you too. My nervous felt more excited after that. Kinda like going to a play-date.