Conditions that therapeutic play and play therapy can help - a short check list
'Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.'
Do you know a child who?
|*||Is not realising its full potential - academically, or socially ?|
|*||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?|
|*||Is withdrawn or continually unhappy?|
|*||Is ill, disabled, or autistic?|
|*||Finds it difficult to make friends?|
|*||Quarrels frequently with peers or siblings?|
|*||Bullies others or is bullied themselves?|
|*||Displays inappropriate behaviour?|
Then you need to know how play and creative arts therapies can help.
Different uses of play as a therapy
How therapeutic play works
Deciding what to do
Finding the right help