Posts Tagged ‘Tweens’

What happens in Play Therapy?

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

“What’s Happening in There, Anyway?” In our office, many parents of our child patients often ask us: “What exactly is it that happens in play therapy? It just looks like you guys are playing, to me.” Naturally, playing is the essence of play therapy, but there is a lot more going on behind the scenes…

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The Details of Asperger’s Syndrome

LaShondra Manning play therapy counselor

Hello, I am LaShondra Manning, a therapist at Lifetree specializing in treatment for teens and tweens.  While pursuing my doctorate degree, I’ve been able to study some of the more challenging diagnoses’ in the realm of therapeutic treatment, including Aspberger’s Syndrome. I have discovered a lot more about this syndrome recently, both through my intensive…

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Teens and Tweens: The Pressures of Our Teens Today

LaShondra Manning play therapy counselor

The teenage years are anything but simple. Not only do today’s teens or tweens need to forge their identity as a young adult, they need to cope with a social structure that is being made ever more complex by technology and new expectations. School assignments are getting more demanding for teens today. The looming focus…

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