Childrens Play Therapy London - Maximum Potential

Children's Therapy London at Maximum Potential

Play therapy is a positive and effective way to help children work through difficulties they are having in safe and non-adversarial manner.

Our play therapist will work closely with referrals from our foundational and cognitive clinical team and also with direct referrals from psychiatrists, paediatricians, and other professionals.

Our therapists help children address a range of difficulties including trauma, separation, emotional intelligence, psychosocial issues, behavioural difficulties, family dynamic.

What is Play Therapy?

Play is a child’s natural medium of expression. It is vitally important for children’s social, emotional, cognitive, creative and physical wellbeing and development. The purpose of Play Therapy to help children by alleviating emotional, behavioural and mental health problems. A happy mind is a healthy mind which enables children to learn and function more effectively.

Play Therapy empowers children to cope with problems in their lives and to increase their self-esteem and confidence. It improves their emotional wellbeing and may be used to help and support a mild to moderate, emotional or psychological problem that is preventing the child from functioning normally.

Play Therapy gives children the emotional support they need to learn and understand about their thoughts & feelings and make sense about how to cope better with their future.

Play Therapy can be enjoyed on a one-to-one basis or in groups.

Who can benefit from Play Therapy?

Children with:

• Bereavement / loss
• Attachment issues
• Separation / divorced parents
• Witnessed domestic abuse
• Witnessed substance abuse
• Behavioural problems
• Withdrawn
• Trauma
• Depression and other issues
• Nightmares
• Friendship issues
• Anxiety / phobias
• Family breakdown
• Peer / adult relationship issues
• Autistic spectrum
• Communication problems
• Illness / hospitalisation