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A Playful Way to Teach Assertive Communication in Child Therapy

Assertive communication is a frequent topic in child therapy. There are many children that therapists work with that are labeled as aggressive or passive communicators. The goal is to help kids become more assertive in their communication style in order to get their point across in an appropriate manner. 448 more words

Play Therapy

Teaching I-Statements

I have mentioned before that I personally use a combination of directive and non directive play therapy in my work as a therapist. One thing that I love to do in directive play therapy is teach about assertive communication and i-statements. 353 more words

Play Therapy

The Damage of Anger in Our Relationships

When I was a camp counselor, various stories were told at the end of meal time. These stories were meant to stimulate conversations for later, when kids and their counselor returned to their cabins for the night. 475 more words