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


                      © Discover Me Occupational Therapy 2010

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