The True Heroes of Play Therapy

The True Heroes of Play Therapy I recall a great sense of relief when I opened my play therapy practice following COVID at the end of July 2020. I missed seeing my clients every week and it weighed heavy on my heart knowing there was more and more children waiting to start, struggling with day to day life that had become a new normal. There was a lot of new safety measures to think about Read more…

Reflection and Perception

  Reflection and Perception What do you see when you look at your reflection? Chances are you see something different than others. Often we are hardest on ourselves, others see beauty whilst we focus on the small things that don’t quite fit right, that don’t look the way we want them or the way they used to.   I meet so many parents who also feel the same way, they focusing on the small things Read more…

The opportunity to reset as a family

  8 May 2020 The opportunity to reset as a family How many times during lockdown have you said, “I wish we were back to normal?” “I can’t wait to get back to normal?” or perhaps your even saying, “I think it’s too soon to get back to normal” But what if our ‘normal’ wasn’t normal? What if that’s not the way we were designed to live as a family?   What if this is Read more…

Children learning the power of being still

  30 April 2020 Children learning the power of being still As a play therapist at the beginning of this pandemic, my advice to parents was to allow space for lots unstructured play as a priority in lockdown and home schooling to be a small part of every day.   I saw it as an opportunity for my children to develop their unstructured play which I knew would help them to process their current situation and Read more…