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Why Should I Pursue Play Therapy In My Practice?

More and more counselors are turning to play therapy in their practices. At Garrett Counseling, we are experts in play therapy and utilize the method regularly.

 

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What Parents Need To Know About Play Therapy

Often times, what we discover in our conversations with parents is that they do not fully understand what play therapy is or how it may benefit their child. We want to help parents be better equipped to make decisions and help their children.

 

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Effects of Nature Therapy

Nature - Based Therapy is becoming the therapy of choice for many counselors, and with research showing positive results, it’s easy to see why! Nature - Based Therapy refers to programs that promote mental health through an on outdoor environment. At Garrett Counseling, we are big proponents of Nature - Based Therapy, and here is why:

 

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In Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families, Lauren Krasny Brown and Marc Brown explore all of the different possibilities that can arise as a result of a parents’ divorce. The topics covered include why parents might get a divorce, how things may change, how a child can expect to feel as a result of the divorce, what holidays and special occasions may look like after the divorce, and even the possibility of step parents and siblings. This would be a great book for a child whose parents have or are getting divorced. It would also be great to use as a conversation starter for those who are unsure of how to tell their child about the already made decision to end a marriage. If a child is acting out as a result of their parents splitting up, this book would be a great reference for them to explore and name their feelings, therefore allowing them to cope with those feelings in a healthier way. The authors approach this subject in a sensitive manner that may allow young readers to come to terms with the difficulties that accompany change in their families.

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