Services

I work with children and adolescents (age 3-18), who struggle with issues such as depression, anxiety, life transitions, and traumatic experiences. 

Child Therapist

Individual Therapy

Adolescents 13-18 can benefit from individual therapy when play therapy is not applicable. I cater my treatments according to the client’s developmental stage; I do my best to meet the client where they are and adapt to their needs whenever possible. 

Child Model

Play Therapy

Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and CBT Play Therapy are age-appropriate forms of therapy for children ages 3 to 12 that help them work through a variety of issues. Continue reading below for more information.

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Child-Parent Relationship Training

A training designed to train parents/caregivers in using skills and principles used by play therapists in the playroom. This training is designed to be administered in 10 sessions. Continue reading below for more information. 

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Play Therapy

​ Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and CBT Play Therapy is an age-appropriate form of therapy for children ages 3 to 12 that helps them work through a variety of issues. Play Therapy can:

  • Prevent long term problems from developing in children that can affect their health and wellbeing.

  • Reduce problems at home, school, and/or with their interpersonal relationships.

  • Increases children’s self-esteem by learning tools that empower them to solve their own problems.

  • Promote healthy development into adulthood.

  • Helps children process their feelings in a safe manner, with a therapist that can provide support and praise.

  • Learn healthy ways of communicating.

  • healthy ways of coping with life difficulties.

 Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) is a training designed to train parents/caregivers in using skills and principles used by play therapists in the playroom. This training is designed to be administered in 10 sessions. Each session focusing on a specific skill that will help the parent is conducting  play sessions at home with their child. 

Goal of CPRT:

  •  Strengthen the bond and relationship between the parent and  foster a sense of trust, security, and closeness for both parent/caregiver and child.

  • Improve family interactions and expression of affection

  • Increase level of playfulness and enjoyment between parents and children.

  • Improve coping and problem solving.

Benefits of CPRT in children

  • Learn effective ways to communicate their needs and feelings.

  • Increase feelings of self-respect, self-worth, confidence, and competence.

  • Increase in trust and sense of security towards parent/caregiver.

  • Reduce problematic behaviors.

  • Learn to develop an internal locus of control (self-control).

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Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT)

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