Helpful Links

Below are listed articles from a variety of sources that may help supplement therapeutic support.

Play Therapy
 • What Happens in Play Therapy?
 • Child’s Play: How Play Therapy Works
 • The Value of Play I: The Definition of Play Gives Insights
 • The Value of Play II: How Play Promotes Reasoning
 • Value of Play III: How Children Confront Life's Challenges
 • The Value of Play IV: Nature’s Way of Teaching Us New Skills
 • The Decline of Play in Preschoolers — And the Rise in Sensory Issues
 • Let’s Play: How the Science of the Brain Is Changing Therapy
 • A Fun Way to Ease Kids’ Anxiety About Medical Procedures
 • Dads: Roughhouse Away! New Research Says Kids Need It
 • The Decline of Play and Rise in Children's Mental Disorders
 • Play, Play, and Play Some More: Let Children Be the Animals They Have the Right to Be

The Arts
 • Creative Arts Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapy 
 • Expressive Arts Therapy and Self-Regulation
 • Expressive Arts in the Treatment of Trauma
 • Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy
 • Spending At Least Two Hours a Week Engaged in the Arts Improves Overall Mental Health

 • 26 Phrases to Calm an Angry Child
 • 7 Phrases That Will Destroy Your Child
 • 6 Questions Your Kids Don't Know How to Ask You
 • Why So Many Kids Can't Sit Still in School Today
 • Texas School Triples Recess Time And Sees Immediate Positive Results In Kids
 • How to Get My Child to Cooperate
 • Why Shyness is Not a Disorder or Deficit in Kids
 • Why do Children Steal and What Can I Do About It?
 • 'The Present' by Jacob Frey (Animated short)