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Play Therapy in Dublin City

Play Therapy in Dublin City           reply
01/07/2013 21:20 - Childrens Health
Play Therapy uses the power of play to help children achieve optimal growth and development and prevent or resolve a range of developmental and/or emotional difficulties. “Play is the child’s language and toys are the child’s words” (Landreth 1991).

Play Therapy can be beneficial for every child and can be used as a preventative measure. It helps children make sense of their world, reaching their full potential while developing resilience and emotional intelligence. Possible referral issues include:

• Emotional or behavioural issues
• Communication difficulties
• Delayed or uneven development
• Learning difficulties
• Relationship difficulties
• Family Disruptions such as illness or divorce
• Trauma
• Bereavement or loss
• Abuse or neglect
• Chronic illness/hospitalisation
• Bonding and attachment issues
• Fostering, adoption and identity issues.
• ADD, ADHD, Autism
• Elective Mutism
• Anxiety
• Bullying
• Low Self-Esteem
• Poor play skills

Please call 085 123 8010 or email to make an appointment

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