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How Play Therapy Helps Anxiety and Behavior

With Tierney Payne, LPCC, of The Nord Center

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Presented: 2019

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Description of Presentation

Are you dealing with temper tantrums and aggressive behavior? Does your child have difficulty sleeping or complain of nightmares? Is he or she frequently worried or afraid? Join Tierney Payne, LPCC, of The Nord Center, as she models how families can use play therapy to help a child work through meltdowns, behavior problems, sleeplessness, anxiety and other issues. Not only can play therapy help improve these concerns, it can also strengthen the relationship between a parent and child. This session includes examples for both preschool and elementary-aged children.

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Books for Parents

  • "Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children," R. Wilson, PhD, and L. Lyons (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind," D. Siegel, MD, and T.P Bryson, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul," S. Brown, MD, and C. Vaughan (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Raising the Shy Child: A Parent's Guide to Social Anxiety," C. Fonseca (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears," L. Cohen, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind," D. Siegel, MD, and T.P Bryson, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)

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