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Therapeutic play is different to 'normal' play as it offers a structured approach. 


The aim of play therapy is to help children and adolescents explore and express feelings and self-regulate through other forms rather than talking therapy.  This can be less confronting and can help express thoughts and feelings in a non-threatening way. 


Therapeutic play takes a developmental perspective with play and art tailored to each client's needs.  Play is also a platform to learn new coping skills, self-control, express feelings,  problem solve and improve communication skills. 


Play therapy can be used to address the following:

Evolving Minds Counselling also uses theraplay informed practices when working with children and adolescents.

If you would like to know more about play therapy, please don't hesitate to contact us on (02) 8519 4197.  If you would like to request an appointment, please click on the link .