We are celebrating play therapy week! Many parents still don’t quite know what this type of therapy entails or how it could benefit their children. Here is some helpful information about play therapy: What Is It? Play therapy is a kind of therapy that gets away from the traditional method of sitting in a chair […]
Ah, summer. It’s a time of fun in the sun, family vacations, popsicles, and exploring the outdoors. But the truth is that parenting in the summer can be pretty brutal! There’s a lot going on, we often fall out of the structure that the school year gives us, and it’s not always easy to know […]
It’s easy to assume that children playing is just a fun way for them to pass the time, but there is actually a great deal of social, emotional, and neurological development that comes with play. Sensory play in particular is extremely important and healthy for growing minds and bodies.
As a registered play therapist, it’s no surprise that I talk a lot about how important play is for children: it helps them explore their world, develop socially, and process their experiences. But the power of play is not something that benefits kids only; adults can also utilize play to better their own lives, specifically […]