Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

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This week I thought I would introduce you to a method of therapy that a few of our therapists are trained in, it is called Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. What is Sensorimotor Psychotherapy This method is a body-centered approach that aims to treat the symptoms of unresolved trauma in the body. While traditional talk therapies utilize the words of a…

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The Effectiveness of Play Therapy

children play therapy

Just read an interesting research study on play therapy titled “THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD-CENTERED PLAY THERAPY ON THE CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS OF EARLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS” by Corine Wixson which was published in 2016.  The study examined the effectiveness of child-centered play therapy (CCPT) on the challenging behaviors of three kindergarten students. Why this type of…

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Research about EAP

equine assisted therapy

I just finished reading an article titled “A Review of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy” by Frewin and Gardiner from Massey University in New Zealand. The entire article was quite interesting but I thought I would summarize just a small part of the article dealing with EAP (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) directed at youth. We have seen amazing…

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Children’s Counseling Checklist

child behavior checklist

One of the instruments that the therapists at Family Christian Counseling Center use during child counseling to help assess children who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, and social problems is the Child Behavior Checklist. This is a checklist that has been developed over decades using evidence based research to aid in identifying behavioral, emotional, and social…

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