How can play-based 

non-directive therapies help?

Sometimes it is difficult to put our feelings into words even as grown-ups. For children, it is even harder. Children communicate their feelings through play. Child-centred play-based therapy helps children understand muddled feelings and upsetting events.

The Association of Play Therapy defines Play therapy as “systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process where the therapist uses the therapeutic power of play to help clients prevent or resolve psycho-social difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development”. (BAPT,2002)