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Welcome To Love This Therapy: Play Therapy

Play Therapy In Surrey, BC

As you navigate the complex world of counselling, it’s crucial to remember that children have their own unique ways of understanding and exploring their feelings. One approach that speaks their language is Play Therapy. We’re here to introduce you to this gentle, yet powerful method in an easy-to-understand manner.

What Is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a form of counselling that uses play to help children aged 3-12 to express what is troubling them when they do not have the verbal language to express their thoughts and feelings. In Play Therapy, toys are like the child’s words and play is the child’s language. In our clinic we work with children ages 5+.

How Does It Work?

In a safe, confidential, and caring environment, play therapists use a variety of play and creative arts techniques to alleviate chronic, mild, and moderate psychological and emotional conditions in children.

The therapist may help the child to explore life events that may have an effect on their current circumstances, in a manner and pace that the child can comfortably handle. This can lead to emotional regulation, a sense of safety and understanding, healthier decision-making, enhanced self-esteem, and better family relationships.

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Who Can Benefit From Play Therapy?

Play Therapy can benefit children facing a wide range of difficulties, including emotional problems, conduct issues, trauma, grief and loss, family difficulties, and social problems. If your child is having difficulty with behavior at home or school, struggling with a life transition, or seems excessively sad or anxious, Play Therapy could be beneficial.

Why Choose Us For Play Therapy?

Our play therapists are trained in various Play Therapy techniques and have a deep understanding of children’s emotional needs. We are committed to providing a safe, warm, and non-judgmental space where your child can express their feelings and thoughts through play.

At our practice, we understand that each child is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs of your child, working closely with you as parents or caregivers in the process.

What’s The Next Step?

If you believe your child could benefit from expressing themselves through play, we’re here to guide you further.

Reach out to us for a free initial phone consultation either via phone (604.229.4887), via clicking the Book Now button, or by filling out the website Contact Form below (in the footer). During the initial call we’ll discuss your needs and determine if Play Therapy is a good fit for your child.

Remember, children often express their thoughts and feelings differently from adults, and Play Therapy provides them with a safe and relatable medium to do so.

We invite you to take the first step on this important journey. Please don’t hesitate to reach out—we look forward to partnering with you and your child towards improved emotional health and happier family dynamics.

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