Who can it help?

Play is vital to every child's social, emotional, cognitive, physical, creative and language development.

Play Therapy helps children in a variety of ways. Children receive emotional support and can learn to understand more about their own feelings and thoughts. Sometimes they may re-enact or play out traumatic or difficult life experiences in order to make sense of their past and cope better with their future.

You may wish to refer a child for individual play therapy if they have experienced any of the following: