Play therapy at Play Therapy Melbourne is utilised with Children and Adolescents aged 2-13 and usually occurs in weekly sessions. Some children may improve faster, while others may have more serious or ongoing problems that may take longer to resolve. Play therapy works best when a parent, family member, or caretaker is actively involved in the treatment process.
Play therapy is effective with children experiencing life stressors, such as relocation, hospitalisation, chronic illness, abuse, domestic violence, and natural disasters. Therapeutic play and can be used with children dealing with: