Play Therapy, Sandplay Therapy
Play therapy uses the client's internal self-healing mechanisms to access unconscious and conscious experiences. The therapist forms a relationship with the client and encourages him or her to explore life events that affect his or her current life experience.
During play therapy, the therapist works at the client's pace. Talking is secondary to play in this form of therapy, and as such the client is encouraged to play while the therapist observes.
Play Therapy is suitable for adults too, as it helps them to relearn self-exploration, which enhances physical and cognitive behaviours. Play therapy gives children and adults freedom, increased creativity and life experience.
If you are looking for a therapist who offers Play Therapy, please browse our list of practitioners below..
Sandplay therapy is a creative form of therapy using a tray of sand and miniature objects. Clients construct scenes in the sand to express emotions and experiences. It provides a nonverbal way to explore and heal, with the therapist offering guidance in interpreting the symbolic meaning.
If you are looking for a professional who utilizes Sandplay Therapy please consider choosing from the list below: