Creative Therapy For Kids

Counselling & Play Therapy

Counselling & Play therapy

At Creative Therapy For Kids, Emilie integrates narrative therapy,  play therapy and other creative therapy methods to ensure that the service delivery is adapted to the developmental level of children and needs of young people. The  safe and supportive environment  provided can help your child share their story, explore their feelings and behaviours, problem-solve and build self-esteem. Within this setting, children can work through difficult emotions, grow, and learn about themselves and their relationships with others. Emilie can help with issues such as:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Behavioural issues
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief and Loss
  • Family separation
  • Trauma
  • Being in Out Of Home Care
  •  and more ...

Please do not hesitate to contact Emilie to discuss the suitability of her service to your individual circumstances.

Autplay® Therapy

AutPlay® is a therapeutic approach for working with children (aged 3-18) and families affected by autism spectrum disorder,  attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dysregulation issues or other neurodevelopmental disorders. Influenced by play therapy approaches and behavioural therapy, AutPlay® utilises structured play-based interventions that are both therapist and parent-led to help improve skills deficits related to social functioning, emotional regulation and relational connection.

AutPlay® Therapy has shown effective treatment outcomes in several areas such as; improving Social Skills and Functioning, Improving Relationship Development and Connection, Reducing Anxiety Levels, Improved Sensory Processing Challenges, Increasing concentration, focus and attention, Reducing Unwanted Behaviours and Improving Parent/Child relationship.

1-2-3 Magic® & Emotion Coaching

A three-session program designed to teach parents and carers ways to manage their children’s behaviour that also builds their children’s emotional resourcefulness. It encourages a calm approach to parenting, even in those tough moments, and shows parents how to improve their relationship with their children.

Parents will learn:

• How to discipline without arguing, yelling or smacking

• How to sort behaviours

• How to handle challenging and testing behaviours

• Choosing strategies - the 3 choices model

• Using emotion coaching to encourage good behaviour

• Strategies for encouraging good behaviour