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Family Consultation

At each stage of children’s growth, parent involvement is considered one of the most important factors in a child’s healthy development. Parent participation in a child’s therapy lead to better results in the therapy process and a decrease in the child’s emotional and behavioral problems.

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Group Therapy

Group Therapy provides a safe and comfortable environment where people are encouraged to self-reflect. Group Therapy promotes healing, empowerment, and tolerance.

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Play Therapy

Therapeutic play, (including play therapy) , is a well established discipline based upon a number of psychological theories. Research, both qualitative and quantitative shows that it is highly effective in many cases. Recent research by PTUK, an organisation affiliated to PTI, suggests that 71% of the children referred to play therapy will show a positive change. 

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Importance of Good Sleep for Children

Importance of good sleep routines for children

 

Date:

December 3, 2018

 

Source:

University of British Columbia

 

Summary:

A new review of sleep research backs use of bedtime routines to promote healthy sleep for children.

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What parents need to know about the signs of child sexual abuse

by Larissa Christensen, Nadine Mckillop And Susan Rayment-Mchugh, The Conversation

Significant changes in your child’s behaviour could signal they are being sexually abused. 

Recent events, including the conviction and sentencing of George Pell for sexually abusing two children in the 1990s and the documentary airing allegations about Michael Jackson's abuse of two young boys, have made prominent the topic of child sexual abuse. Many parents may be concerned about the safety of their child, and whether they are missing signs the child may be being groomed, or sexually abused.

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Play Therapy and Children of Divorce

Divorce introduces a massive change into the life of Children no matter what their ages are. Witnessing loss of love between parents, having parents break their marriage commitment, adjusting to going back and forth between two different households, and the daily absence of one parent while living with the other, all create a challenging new family circumstance in which to live. These changes can be extremely confusing and extremely difficult to navigate for kids, especially if they are prone to worry, anger, or control issues. 

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