The benefits of play therapy include:

  • A safe space in which a child can express their thoughts and feelings.
  • Can facilitate the child’s development of self esteem, problem solving and coping skills.
  • Supports emotional healing and growth.
  • Allows the child to develop their own decision making and accepting responsibility for these decisions.
  • Allows a child to develop social skills.
  • Gives the opportunity to understand the world in which they live
  • Aids a child’s ability to make friends and work through this process.
  • Gives a child the strength to develop their own natural healing resources.
  • Builds confidence
  • Grows a child’s imagination and creativity
  • Allows a child to express themselves without using words.
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