Children aged 3 - 10 years who are experiencing persistent difficulties at home, school and in their social relationships.

 

Play Therapy may help children with emotional, behavioural and social difficulties including:

 

· Worries, fears & separation anxiety

 

· Aggression, temper tantrums & low frustration tolerance

 

· Major loss or disruption in their lives

 

         - divorce

         - loss of family member

         - foster care & adoption

         - new school and/or home

         - sibling with an illness or disability

 

· Poor self-confidence, low mood & depressionDifficulties with peer relationships—bullying, shyness, being bullied

 

· Experienced or witnessed a traumatic event

 

· Chronic illness  & repeated hospital visits

 

· Sleeping problems & nightmares

 

· Experienced or witnessed physical, emotional and sexual abuse

 

· Children with social & relationship difficulties

        e.g. autism and Asperger’s syndrome

 

· Poor school performance, not progressing & misbehaviours at school  

 

· Unexplained headaches, stomach aches & pains

 

· Reluctance or refusing to attend school or day care

 

· Persistent unusual behaviours e.g. hair pulling, selective mutism (not talking)

 

· Wetting, soiling & toileting problems

 

· Eating problems

 

· Family conflict & sibling rivalry

 

 

 

 

For more information about Counselling For Adults &

Play Therapy for Children or to make an appointment, please contact Fiona.

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

                      Fiona Hayes

                      Occupational Therapist & Play Therapist

                  Discover Me Occupational Therapy

                      Unit 1B

                      73 Gibson Avenue

                      (near PADBURY FAMILY PRACTICE)

                      PADBURY WA 6025

 

 

                      ☎ 0422 087 107

                      discovermeot@gmail.com  

                      © Discover Me Occupational Therapy 2010

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