Interventions that may be used, but are not limited to, include the following:
This is a form of therapy in which play is used as a means for children to express their feelings, thoughts, and emotions.
Sand Tray Therapy
This type of therapy uses a sandbox, toy figures, and sometimes water, to create miniature worlds that represent a child’s inner thoughts, struggles, and concerns.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
This is a therapy technique that helps individuals identify problems in their patterns of thinking, behaviors, and/or emotional responses and replace them with positive alternatives.
This therapy technique involves storytelling or the reading of specific books or literature with the purpose of healing.
Expressive Arts Therapy
This form of therapy combines psychology and the creative process to promote emotional growth and healing. This may include painting, sculpting, drawing, writing, dance, music, and drama among other forms of art.
Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one’s attention to the present moment without judgment. This can be done through breathing exercises, slowing down and noticing the world around you.
This form of counseling focuses on one’s internal strengths and resourcefulness, and less on weaknesses, failures, and shortcomings.
This theory examines how different parts of the nervous system respond to stressful situations. It explores how stress affects our sympathetic nervous system, which can then set up a defense system that may come out in emotions, behaviors, or physical symptoms.