Play Therapy

“Every child is unique and special but sometimes they experience problems with feelings or behaviours that cause disruption to their lives and the lives of those around them” 

What is Play Therapy?

  • Children often find it difficult to express themselves verbally and so traditional talking therapies can be difficult for them. Play is a child’s natural way of expressing themselves.
  • Play therapy is a therapeutic method of Psychotherapy for children aged 3 and upwards that explores a child’s natural means of expression to help them cope in their world.
  • It is a clinical therapy aimed at supporting mental health needs and development difficulties of all young children & adolescents and adults
  • Play enables the therapist and child to develop a trusted relationship which is consistent with helping a person gain mastery over a situation or trauma they have experienced.

This therapeutic intervention attunes to the client’s pace while using non-directive or directive therapy.

Play- a child’s natural way of expressing themselves

  • Play naturally helps children develop physically, social, intellectually and emotionally.
  • Play is innate from birth it incorporates senses, use of body, role play, relationship, stories skills and games, identity as well as decision making and empathy.
  • During play children experience their own power by connecting with the core self.
  • The cognitive, emotional and interpersonal process in play leads to problem solving and creative thinking.
  • Play therapists can also teach children how to play.
Cost

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Appointment Booking

To make an appointment, please contact your nearest Sensational Kids’ location by phone or email:

KILDARE:

· Phone 045 520900 · Email info@sensationalkids.ie

MONAGHAN:

· Phone 047 52671 · Email Clones@sensationalkids.ie

MAYO:

· Phone 094 9357005 · Email Claremorris@sensationalkids.ie

WEST CORK:

· Phone 023 887 8208 · Email Clonakilty@sensationalkids.ie

Payment and Cancellation Policies

Full payment is required for each session when you book your appointment. We are happy to accept credit/debit cards or cash as methods of payment.

If you need to reschedule an appointment 48 hours’ notice is required to be given so that this appointment can be re-allocated to another child.

Our Payment Policy can be downloaded here and our Cancellation Policy can be viewed here.