Play therapy helps by engaging with the child’s natural inclinations to resolve problems they may have. Play therapy offers young people a safe space with a trained, supportive adult in which to explore all that troubles them.
Children sometimes struggle to communicate their feelings using speech alone. Play is their natural way to make sense of their place in the world. The therapeutic space created in play therapy gives children and young people the opportunity to unlock their hidden feelings.
Play therapy reaches out to both the child who withdraws in their struggle to cope and the child who displays challenging behaviours.