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Conditions that therapeutic play and play therapy can help - a short check list

'Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.'

Do you know a child who has one or more of the following social problems, emotional, behavioural or mental health conditions?

*Is not realising its full potential - academically, or socially ?
*Has nightmares or has disturbed sleep?
*Is at risk of being/is excluded from school?
*Has suffered trauma?
*Has suffered emotional, physical or sexual abuse?
*Is (or in the process of being) adopted or fostered?
*Suffers because of separated/divorced parents?
*Suffers from anxiety, stress or phobias?
*Has suffered a loss or bereavement of any kind?
*Is withdrawn or continually unhappy?
*Is ill, disabled, or autistic?
*Finds it difficult to make friends?
*Quarrels frequently with peers or siblings?
*Bullies others or is bullied themselves?
*Displays inappropriate behaviour?
*Doesn’t play?

Then you need to know how play and creative arts therapies can help.

Different uses of play as a therapy

How therapeutic play works

Deciding what to do

Finding the right help

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