• Helping children through play

    Helping children through play

    The purpose of play therapy in schools is to help children benefit from teaching, by alleviating their emotional behaviour and mental health problems.

  • Therapeutic Play - What Is It?

    Therapeutic Play - What Is It?

    A method of helping children with behaviour and emotional problems, to help themselves

    Play is the child’s natural medium of self expression - it is essential for development

    An opportunity to ‘play out ‘ their feelings and problems with a therapeutic objective

  • Helping to meet the  school objectives

    Helping to meet the school objectives

    What are the benefits to teaching staff as well as the child?

    • Participation in group work
    • Communication with others
    • Listening
    • Concentration on work

About Play Therapy Helston

Offers Play Therapy for young people and children in Cornwall.

Maeve Macknelly

  • Trainee Play Therapist
  • Qualified Teacher Status, PGCE Physical
  • Education, B.A. in Outdoor Education and Leisure, Diploma Working with Children in the Early Years
  • Years of experience working with children
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Registered with PTUK
  • DBS Certified and Insured

Contact via email hello@playtherapyhelston.co.uk