"Enter into children's play and you will find the place where their minds, hearts and souls meet." Virginia Axline.
Play is used to help children communicate and work through challenges. Trained therapists use the power of play that honors their unique developmental level and looks for ways of helping. Most often used with children ages 3-12 years play.
Why Play? Play is essential to human growth, development, learning and cultivating relationships. Play is used as a tool for addressing cognitive, behavioral and emotional challenges.
Why Play Therapist? "Play therapist are trained and qualified to apply the many therapeutic powers of play to help clients resolve their psychosocial difficulties." Charles Schaefer, Ph.D., RPT-S
Maechell Ritter has finished play therapy training and is completing supervision with Cary Hamilton (LMHC, RPT-S). She is completing all hours to be certified through the Association for Play Therapy to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) to provide high quality play therapy services.
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