Play Therapy

Activity Groups

Emily also runs Play Therapy activity groups to help children develop many skills including:

Social Skills

Confidence

Empathy

Turn-Taking

Communication

Awareness

Understanding

Creativity

Sharing

Self-Esteem

What happens in a Play Therapy activity group?

Group are structured, with a predictable and reliable routine to help the children feel safe, prepared and in control.

Play Therapy activity groups are suitable for children aged between 4 and 11 years old. Group sizes are small, generally each group will contain 4 to 6 children to allow each child plenty of time to talk and take part in the activities. Each group lasts 6 to 8 weeks.

Typical group routines involve a starter activity, feelings "check in", focus activity and a relaxation to end the session. 

Activities include:

Collages

Music Games

Puppet Shows

Creative Visualisations

Masks

Arts and Crafts

Group Storytelling

Awareness Games

Feelings Charades

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