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Hitting your child: The long term damage it does

I am strongly opposed to the idea of giving hidings to children. Call it what you will – spanking, giving smacks, corporal (or physical) punishment, “reasonable […]

Symbolism and Play Therapy

Symbolism in the playroom? How does that work? Isn’t Play Therapy just playing? Symbolism can be found throughout all aspects of our lives. We find symbols […]

Thoughts on 2-year-old temper tantrums during lockdown

Lockdown due to COVID-19 has affected us in so many ways. So much has been said already about the positive and negative aspects of lockdown and […]

Becoming a Play Therapist

Why I chose to become a Play Therapist Many years ago, I had a child in my class who I really struggled to connect with. I […]