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What is Play Therapy ?

Play Therapy and Therapeutic Play are effective for children between the ages of 4 and 12 for the problems indicated below but can also be used with young persons and adults.The severity of the problems take into account the child's well-being and ability to function normally. A straightforward psychometric questionnaire will be used to quantify the severity of the problems.

Who will benefit through Play Therapy ?

Do you know someone who:

*   Is not realising its full potential - academically, or socially?

*   Has difficulties in learning?

*   Has nightmares or has disturbed sleep?

*   Is at risk of being/is excluded from school?

*   Has suffered trauma?

*   Has suffered emotional, physical or sexual abuse?

*   Is (or in the process of being) adopted or fostered?

*   Suffers because of separated/divorced parents?

*   Suffers from anxiety, stress or phobias?

*   Has suffered a loss or bereavement of any kind?

*   Finds it difficult to concentrate or more than short periods?

*   Is withdrawn or continually unhappy?

*   Is ill, has a disability or shows signs of being on the autistic


*   Finds it difficult to make friends?

*   Quarrels frequently with peers or siblings?

*   Bullies others or is bullied themselves?

*   Displays inappropriate behaviour?

*   Doesn't play?

Play Therapy or Therapeutic Play will be beneficial to those facing any of the above difficulties or issues.

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