Author Archives: Childs Play Counseling Services

About Childs Play Counseling Services

No family is without the occasional frustration or challenge but when issues are interfering with daily activities or causing chaos within the home it may be time to look for help. Child's Play Counseling Services offers full service mental health counseling and therapy for adults, children, adolescents, and families in Covington County, Alabama. I offer therapy for a variety of issues not limited to ADHD, behavior problems, parenting issues, depression, anxiety, school problems, anger management, low self esteem, eating disorders, family issues relating to divorce and separation within the family. I have been helping children, adults and families heal, and lead healthy lives for over 15 years in a safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental environment. I can help you. Call 334-222-7094 to schedule your appointment. I am licensed in Alabama as well as Florida and in addition to being a licensed counselor, I am also licensed in both states to offer supervision for those wishing to obtain their licenses in Alabama, Florida or certification in Play Therapy. I often teach parenting classes and training and conduct workshops to other professionals in the field of mental health. The topics I present on include issues of concern for parents, as well as counseling techniques to professionals. I specialize in Play Therapy and am always happy to conduct workshops to other professionals on the benefits of play therapy. If you would like me speak at your event or offer a workshop in your area, please contact me and we can set something up.

May is Mental Health Month

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Why attending school is still so important.

Our world is changing.  How many times a week do we hear that?  How many times a day might one hear it.  Over the years, and even while my own boys were growing up and in school, I started noticing … Continue reading

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How to help your child do their own homework.

Feeling stuck trying to get your child to do their homework?  Many parents face this nightly problem so don’t feel alone.  Sometimes just thinking of those six words “it’s time to do your homework” often cause parents to shutter in … Continue reading

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One of the best (and easiest) ways of helping ourselves.

Throughout my many years of counseling I have found that, especially over the past 10 years, people are going outside less and less.  There are many reasons for this.   Look at the modern “conveniences” we now have: shopping in our … Continue reading

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Watch “Get Kids Talking About Anxiety with a Worry Tree” on YouTube

A great activity to help children learn to cope with their anxieties

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On Line Counseling

Online therapy is growing rapidly. The Internet is not just for chatting with friends and relatives anymore. Continue reading

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You do make a difference

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Bullying does not just apply to children

  It’s my own personal opinion that a counselor should remain unbiased, open minded and tolerant to everyone’s opinions, thoughts, and feelings.  It’s what we do.  It’s one of the reasons why we can help people as we have to … Continue reading

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When your concerned about your child’s mental health.

Sometimes as parents, we don’t always know when our child needs help that as a parent, they may not can give them.  Are you a parent who is concerned that it might be time to seek counseling for a child? … Continue reading

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Where are you now?

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