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Children's Therapy

Children's Therapy

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Published by Liyana Ishak
some points about children's therapy
some points about children's therapy

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Published by: Liyana Ishak on Jan 28, 2014
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. Effectively used to children who have a level of understanding from 3 to 5 years old.A technique used where the child’s natural expressions are used as a therapeutic way to help the child to overcome his or her trauma and stress.

. divorce parents. Used: children’s fantasies and the meaning of the play as a symbolic to understand and communicate with the children. does not develop in social aspects etc. violence. Can be used with special needs children with severe emotional inability.Problems – family.

Helps to make the communication and the understanding between parents and their children to be much better. .Purposes Helps to reduce the behaviour problems and the emotions that distracted the way the children to function normally.

By playing. therapists discovered the theme or ways to use the important tools for the children – help the children to develop meanings .Children communicate with their thoughts and feelings in a more natural way by playing rather than speaking verbally.

How To Use? Recognize the child that might be possible to get benefits from Play Theraphy. . Take out all the tools or equipments for the session. Decide whether you have to do private session with the child or you will sit together with him/ her during the lesson or after recess.

toy pistols c) Lego blocks d) Figure toys from different size and age # LOOK AT PAGE 182# .) b) Plastic knife. clays.The recommended tools: a) Manipulative tools (crayons. things used to colour etc.

.60 mins. Tell him/her the limits and the time for the session ( usually 30. See the child and introduce the playing ground.Put all the things at a place where it is easier to get during each of the therapy session.).

Let the child to choose the tools that they want to use to play with. . tell the child how many minutes left – helps transition to other activities. Before the session ends. Use the ‘reflection’ technique to respond to the children’s comments.

Can’t be used to overcome medical or biology problems.Precaution Steps Used to overcome the psychological issues. .

STORY THERAPY • an art of story that can influence people • as media of communication • as psychotherapy to let client tell about their problem – interaction • this therapy is succeed if the client can understand the elements of the story and get the solution in the story as one of the solution that they can use .

this will help pupils to be more confident and believe that the problems that they faced can be solved .How to use the story therapy? • students learn the moral values from the characters in the story • the traumatic students will process the experiences from the story and start to believe and feel secure from the positive results of the story • the students will try to overcome the obstacles like the characters in the story • thus.

not necessary to be same situation but related .ex: change the character .counselor need to make sure that the story related to the problems that the students’ encounter .Guidelines 1. Softness .

Creative .counselor can alter the storyline if he/she had told the story before .counselor can use props like puppets and story board .2.but the story can tell the values and understood by the students .counselor should be creative in delivering the story to make students enjoy and forget about their sadness .

should be positive when the characters in the story were able to solve the problems occur .emphasis on the end of the story .counselor can start to explore students’ problem . Positive .3.

Let students create their story .students will tell more about their feeling and the solution that they made .counselor : listen .counselor can know how students faced their problems by let them tell the story .4.students will try to emphasis certain process deeply in the story maybe about the problem .


 To help someone to express his feeling and understand himself.  A way to communicate.  e. emotion. and mental of an individual. taking photograph (expressive visual art) . enhance self-esteem and awareness. drawing.  Manage an individual behaviour and feeling.g: colouring.Expressive therapy that use the process of art creativity to develop better physical. release stress.


cognitive or physical functioning of an individual” (American Music Therapy Association). . social.“… the prescribed use of music by a qualified person to effect positive changes in psychological.

    Poem Movement and dance Play therapy Story telling . Client can choose to listen. Goal – remedial treatment/ preventive treatment 2. write and play the music.1. Client personality 3.

Client can sing.1. . academic. play the instruments or play while listening to the music. communication. To improve the stages of music function besides to prevent the problem in motor skill. social interaction or emotion. 2.

• Can play keyboard. • Can compose the easy songs and lead an individual or group to sing and play the instruments. and sing. • Can participate in the next treatment with other professional members. guitar. • Can evaluate client functional stages through music. .

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