Conquering Nightmares in Children

It’s common for children and some adolescents to have nightmares. They are a natural part of children’s development encompassing a mixture of imagination and the realization that there are things in the world that are intended to cause harm to them. Nightmares or night terrors can make the bedtime routine chaotic to say the least. […]

Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT)

This past Sunday, February 1st, marked the beginning of National Play Therapy Week which runs Feb. 1 – Feb. 7. This week, I have been posting information about what play therapy is, along with resources to learn more. For this week’s blog I decided to speak with Jessica Carmean, one of our counselors in the […]

What parents should know about play therapy

Your child or adolescent may participate in play therapy as a part of therapy at Life Skills Resource Group.  Play therapy might involve building, books, arts and crafts, puppets,  figurines, board games, or pretend games like house, restaurant, doctor, or dress-up.  Play therapy might look a lot like just playing, so it is reasonable to […]