Play Therapy for Children

Dr. Adrienne Matheson is a Child Psychologist in Ottawa supporting children, teens, parents, and families. Play therapy is a type of therapeutic intervention that provides children the opportunity to use metaphor to express and make sense of their experiences. Many factors dictate the appropriateness of play therapy including the developmental age of the child, the presenting concern and the personality of the child. We believe that for some children, guided and supported therapeutic play is a valuable opportunity for children to grow from their experiences. Play Therapy is often used to treat child anxiety, depression, trauma, social problems and family changes including separation & divorce. If you think your child could benefit from Play Therapy, please book an appointment or 15 min consultation online today to discuss further with Dr. Matheson.
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