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National Play Therapy Week!

National Play Therapy Week!

Did you know it is National Play Therapy week?!?!? Here in KY it was 71 degrees today! This is a great day to kick off play therapy week! This week I will be writing on Play Therapy and various topics in order to celebrate this amazing approach to therapy. Many people...
Are you affording your child’s growth?

Are you affording your child’s growth?

One of my favorite, if not my favorite, developmental psychologist is Lev Vygotsky. Vygotsky emphasized the importance of the socio-cultural factors surrounding a child as it played a huge part in the development of cognition (Salkind, 2004). Genetics and environment...
Attachment Concepts

Attachment Concepts

The term “attachment” gets thrown around…a lot…There’s some negative history associated with attachment treatment in the past that I think grossly misrepresented attachment. We’re going to review attachment theory basic concepts. If...