Play is to the child what verbalization is to the adult. It is a medium for expressing feelings, exploring relationships, describing experiences, disclosing wishes and self-fulfillment.
Therapy with children and adolescents is not as simple as applying strategies used for adults in a child-friendly way. The unique needs of children and adolescents require specialized approaches that understand and respect human development and, therefore, require specialized expertise.
Human beings are interconnected and we rely on healthy and mutually benefiting connections to grow and be well. The connection formed in therapy is unique and is the basis for change, allowing clients to heal, learn and grow.
Many people have questions about their child's functioning but aren't sure what path to take to address them. If you've wondered whether your child needs extra support but aren't sure what that might be, a parent consultation is a place to start.
I believe that people are inherently resourceful and strive for wellbeing.