Monthly Archives: December 2012

Originally posted on poet4justicedotwordpressdotcom:
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. – Albert Einstein

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I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season

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The art of communicating

Whether you are married or in a committed relationship, your ability to communicate will determine the success, or failure, of the relationship. So what does communication really mean? Communication, in one form or another, has been around, since man first … Continue reading

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What’s the Meaning of Life?

Originally posted on The Sunset Blog:
“A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  

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What to tell your children.

December 15, 2012 Lisa Patterson LPC LMHC NCC & Registered Play Therapist Child’s Play Counseling Services On Friday, December 14, 2012  I had a very busy schedule at my contract job. It was not until after work that I was … Continue reading

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Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet

Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet. Kim has lots of great play therapy ideas to help therapists

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Words of wisdom for parents wanting to know how to help answer their children’s questions

What children want to know by Fred Rogers   http://www.fci.org/new-site/par-tragic-events.html    

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The Worry Egg – A technique to help children transfer their worries

I am always looking for something to “do” with the children I work with.  One of the reasons Play Therapy is so helpful to children and teens is that we don’t have to “just talk”.  I will be the first … Continue reading

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Hopscotch Your Way to Happiness

Originally posted on Michelle Kan Help:
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.- Plato Do you have time to be silly? Most will say no. Time to be professional!…

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Childhood behavioral disorders

Have you ever wondered what is “normal” vs. what isn’t when it comes to the children you care for?  This is is a power point presentation (made into a short video) which I conducted for a group of foster parents. … Continue reading

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