| Helping Children
Using a Play Therapist
Expected Benefits from Play Therapy
Individuals with mental challenges experience many “ups and downs” in life and may not have express their potentials to handle their emotions, behaviors, and life stresses. Often if not given the tools to work through life’s difficulties, their emotions leak out in other ways, such as behavior challenges, anxiety, or depression. Play Therapy for PTKR means Play and Creative Art therapy and it helps individuals gain tools to deal with such issues such as developmental challenges of children, socialization, life adjustment, academic issues, self-esteem, anger, aggression, grief and loss, divorce, blended family, trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, attention deficit, hyperactivity-impulsivity, autistic characteristics, or medical conditions.
This page helps you to find more detailed information as a parent or caregiver, a professional organization or as an individual interested in working therapeutically with children and adolescents.
As a parent, caregiver or someone who knows of a
child or adolescents who could benefit
from play therapy or therapeutic play to improve emotional literacy or alleviate a behavior or mental health challenges.