Fun and games in child therapy

As a therapist, I always cringe a little when I hear parents say, “Go have fun” and then send their children off to session. It’s not that I don’t want the children to have fun; it’s that fun isn’t the main purpose of therapy. What are the purposes of therapy? Regulation, skill building, hope, …

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Transitions as part of therapy

Therapy is usually a process. As such, it usually entails a series of appointments spread over the course of time. These appointments are not life, but they become part of life. As part of life, transitions to and from therapy sessions become important.  Clients should try to set aside ample time to …

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