Anxiety!

Anxiety is the only mental problem with which I KNOW I’ve ever been diagnosed.  (How’s that for an opening line?)  As such, I’m intimately aware of how exhausting it can be.  For example, I used to fill my plate with food, then proceed to eat only one item at a time. I’d sooner walk across hot… Read More Anxiety!

Play Therapy – What is it?

So what exactly is play therapy? How is a child sitting with a trained therapist and engaging in play a helpful resource? Landreth and Bratton summarize it well: “Because children’s language development lags behind their cognitive development, they communicate their awareness of what is happening in their world through their play. In play therapy toys are viewed… Read More Play Therapy – What is it?