Ideas and Musings

Tips for Parents & Caregivers for Back-to-School During COVID-19

Shelter-in-place has caused new conditions for parents, children, and families. How can parents maintain mental health and wellness for themselves while still supporting their children? StarVista recently published my article on this topic where I share tips for parents. Click here now to read more.

8 Principles of Child Play Therapy

In her seminal book Play Therapy, Virginia M. Axline laid out 8 essential tenets to ensure a safe and generative therapeutic process for child clients. Establish a friendly relationship with the child. Many of the children we work with have been impacted by traumatic experiences. Within limits, it is okay to model joy. Simple tips…

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