Hummingbird or a Jackhammer? Embrace your style and crush your goals

Embrace your personality to crush your goals Let me explain....The writer Elizabeth Gilbert has said that the world has two different types of people: Jackhammers and hummingbirds.  Jackhammers

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Play Therapy Quotes: Fact or Fiction?

There are some well-known play therapy quotes that are widely accepted as factual statements. But are they true?? You might be surprised to learn the story behind your

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Updated: FOUR Must-Watch Play Therapy Ted Talks

Updated 2023: There are now FOUR TEDx Talks that have been given by PLAY THERAPISTS as of today. Bookmark this post so that you can find them anytime

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Helping Children Cope with Short Separations from Their Parent

Are you going to be traveling without your children for a few weeks?  Or is your spouse/partner the one traveling? These relatively short trips are usually pretty manageable,

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Celebrating Play Therapy During National Play Therapy Week 2019

While most of you were watching the Super Bowl, play therapists around the country were beginning their annual celebrations of National Play Therapy Week (February 3-9). National Play

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So You Want to Be A Play Therapist?

Let’s welcome my next guest blogger is Kamini Verma as she dives into becoming play therapist!  Common Hurdles In Becoming A Registered Play Therapist When I decided I

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Should Your Play Therapy Room Have A Treasure Box?

A treasure box is a container that has items that a child can choose at the end of the therapy session. The pediatrician usually has one. Ours has lollipops

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What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy? Are you unsure of exactly what that means? When people ask what I do for a living and I them I am a Play Therapist, I

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Feelings Activity: Inside Out Feelings

Feelings Activity for Play Therapy Looking for a great play therapy intervention for feelings? For those of who are familiar with the new Disney Pixar move, “Inside Out”,

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