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Lessons from the Playroom

Oct 30, 2017

"The moment we believe we have figured it out is precisely the moment we stop growing" - Lisa Dion

Play therapy is an evolving field with new ideas around every corner. And each theory - new and old - has something to offer. Seeking knowledge improves your practice and benefits your clients (and yourself). As play...

Oct 16, 2017

"The important message to our kids: 'All of you is welcome.'" - Lisa Dion

Sexual identity and sexual orientation are not discussed often enough in the field of play therapy. But embracing these topics benefits our clients. So does refraining from black and white thinking. After all, children are colorful (and so are...

Oct 2, 2017

"Boredom in the playroom may be a messenger. This turns it from something negative into your greatest friend." -Lisa Dion

Boredom in the playroom is something most therapists experience  - from an unyielding yawn to counting the ticks of a slow-moving clock, we've all found ourselves less than enthused in one session or...