FREE Play therapy activity book Here is a link to a great 120 page play therapy activity book compiled by Liana Lowenstein.  My mentor also contributed :)

Psychotherapy FREE Play therapy activity book Here is a link to a great 120 page play therapy activity book compiled by Liana Lowenstein. & mentor also contributed :)

Playdough in Play Therapy

Playdough in Play Therapy

PlayDrMom explains ways to use playdough in Play Therapy . Some kids can do client-centered processing with ONLY play doh, just making the toys they need. Playdoh now stay in my bag no matter how old the child is.

Emotions Color Wheel - Description:  This activity is good to break the ice with any client. It is also an easy “check-in” to find out how the client is feeling and the issues he/she is dealing with at this time in his/her life. After creating a pie chart with 8 sections, the client gets to choose 8 emotions and then color in the pie pieces.

Emotions Color Wheel - Break the ice with any client. The client gets to choose 8 emotions and then color in the pie pieces. Can be used in every session going forward as an emotion "check-in".

Interactive and hands-on coping strategies for kids and young adults #pathway2success #specialeducation #copingstrategies

Practicing Coping Strategies (with a craft!)

It’s important to teach, practice, and choose coping strategies that work for each individual child. Using a Coping Strategies Fortune Teller can help with all their different feelings in a fun, interactive, and hands-on way.

The Anger Game - Used with one dice and helpful for kids working on controlling anger

The Anger Game - Used with one dice and helpful for kids working on controlling anger. Can be paired with Trouble Game

Drawing out feelings is a nonthreatening way of approaching students with big emotions. Students can write their worries in each drop and demonstrate the size of their worries. Counseling professionals can help kids identify which situations may be bigger or smaller than what is drawn.Perfect to use with the Drowning In Worry PowerPoint

My Worry Cup Worksheet

Drawing out feelings is a nonthreatening way of approaching students with big emotions. Students can write their worries in each drop and demonstrate the size of their worries. Counseling professionals can help kids identify which situations may be bigger

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