Play Therapy

Play Therapy Red Bank NJSince children’s natural language and way to communicate is through play, this type of therapy provides children with the opportunity to express themselves in ways that feel comfortable to them.  

  • It allows children, with the assistance of their therapist, to gain the independence and confidence needed to process and work through their own problems.
  • Play Therapy gives children the tools to positively cope with challenges.
  • Children can improve their social skills by interacting with the therapist in play.

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Play therapy can be used for children dealing with many different challenges, such as those related to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Life transitions and adjustment (i.e. divorce, moving, new school, adoption, and birth of a new sibling)
  • Traumatic events (i.e. death of a family member or pet, witnessing violence, and undergoing medical procedures or illnesses)

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I obtained my Post-Master’s Certificate in Play Therapy from Monmouth University in 2013.  Please keep in mind that many therapists utilize play therapy without being adequately trained.

 Call for a free phone consultation!  732-704-4640 

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