Helping Children

Many children need support in emotional literacy. Others have behaviour or mental health problems at some stage that prevents them from fulfilling their full potential:

Helping Children - Many children need support in emotional literacy. Others have behaviour or mental health problems at some stage that prevents them from fulfilling their full potential.

About Play Therapy UK (PTUK) - The largest and most progressive organisation governing therapeutic play and play therapy in the United Kingdom.

Filial Therapy Definition - Filial play and filial therapy are relatively recent applications that use play to help infants under the age of 3 as well as children up to the age of 14.

Finding Therapeutic Help - Find out the two main ways of accessing a play therapist or a practitioner of therapeutic play.

Deciding what to do if a child has an emotional or behaviour problem - Examine the following guidelines to decide what to do if you know a child or children with emotional, behaviour or mental health problems.

Problem Severity Guidelines - Judge the severity of a child's emotional, behaviour or mental health problems use the following guidelines.

Users & Commissioners of Play Therapy - Find more detailed information as a parent/carer, a professional organisation or as an individual interested in working therapeutically with children.

Conditions that therapeutic play and play therapy can help - Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.

Guidelines for Referral Based Upon the Observation of Childrens Play - These guidelines are based upon upon an extract from "Children’s Imaginative Play" published by the Greenwood Publishing Group August 2002.

The Therapeutic Play Continuum - Play is now widely recognised as being beneficial in the emotional development of children.

Deciding what to do if a child has an emotional or behaviour problem - The following guidelines may help you to decide what to do if you know a child or children with emotional, behaviour or mental health problems.

Problem Severity Guidelines - In order to judge the severity of a child's emotional, behaviour or mental health problems use the following guidelines.

Deaf Children - This is play therapy offered by a trained Play Therapist who is aware and sensitive to Deaf cultural, social and psychological issues.

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