Play relieves feelings of stress and anxiety, connects us to others in positive ways, stimulates creative thinking and exploration, regulates emotions, and increases ego functioning and balance (APT, 2016).
Play stimulates practice of skills and roles required for mental well being.
Play is a child's language, and we speak that with them. Learning and development are fostered through play (APT, 2016). Play therapy is the systematic use of a validated and reliable theoretical model that is used to establish an intra (deep relationship) personal connection to clients.