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Oct
15
Play Therapy: Speaking Your Child's Language






In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, talks about what play therapy is, how it works, and what to expect from a play therapist. Play therapy is a form of counseling for children. The counselor isn’t “just playing” with the child, rather than walking them through Therapeutic play. In this video, Erica explains why play therapists use play as a form of therapy, and the benefits for your child. What can you expect from a play therapist at JCAC? Erica explains what the first 4 play therapy sessions look like. She also walks you through confidentiality and play therapy between counselor to parent, as well as treatment plans, goals, and parent support at home....


Oct
13
Play Therapy Frequently Asked Questions by Leah Rydel, JCAC Counselor

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Have you considered Play Therapy for your child? Counselor, Leah Rydel answers FAQs parents have about starting Play Therapy.


Leah has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is currently awaiting approval of her Associate Professional Counseling (APC) license in Georgia. Leah is also working towards her Registered Play Therapist (RPT) license which involves special supervision and extensive trainings in play therapy!



Q: What is Play Therapy and is it right for my child?


A: Play Therapy is a model of therapy centered on the idea that play is the language of children. In play therapy, your child will develop skills related to building self-esteem and positive self-reg...


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