What is Play Therapy?

Play therapy is a way of helping children cope with their distress and make sense of their lives using play and the creative arts. Play therapy can be used to help children experiencing :
  • Anger Management Difficulties
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Experience of Domestic Violence
  • ADD/ADHD/Autism
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Relocation
  • Anxiety
  • Lack of Self Esteem/Confidence
  • Attachment Issues
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Communication Difficulties
  • Adoption

Anna Curran

Play Therapist

I have over 13 years of experience of working with children in various settings, with 9 of those years in a special needs/behavioural therapy setting. I have a wealth of hands on experience of dealing with challenging behaviour and helping children develop skills that they can use to navigate their everyday environment.

Service Offered

Therapeutic Groups for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

Therapeutic Groups for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

  Therapeutic groups for siblings of children with special needs are groups that provide a double sided support system for siblings as they...

Social Skills Groups

Social Skills Groups

Social skills groups for children are a drop off class that are designed to engage school age children through play based social interactions...

AutPlay

AutPlay

AutPlay was created by Dr. Robert Jason Grant and is a play and behavioural therapy approach to working with children and their families affected...

Group Play Therapy

Group Play Therapy

Group play therapy can be an effective way of groups of children addressing issues such as anxiety, low self-esteem, bereavement, Parental...

1:1 Play Therapy

1:1 Play Therapy

1:1 play therapy involves a child attending regular sessions with the play therapist. The play therapy tool kit is used with the child as they...