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Lessons from the Playroom

May 29, 2019

"Every family has both peace and war, dysregulation and regulation, support and challenge." - Lisa Dion

Parents often want their children to get along, a family environment void of argument. But the sibling dynamic is one in which disagreement is unavoidable. This isn't always a bad thing - conflict leads to empowerment...

May 16, 2019

"When mom and dad are in the room the power to heal can become greater. Then the relationship between the child and parent becomes your client." - Lisa Dion

Parents in the playroom can give even the most seasoned play therapists pause, leaving them feeling insecure and watched. But moms and dads are part of the healing...

May 2, 2019

"The majority of relationship, any relationship is rupture. Repair is the remedy." - Lisa Dion

Rupture, repair, repeat - it's a recipe for relationship. Whether that relationship is with your client or with yourself, mis-attunement is an unavoidable but necessary occurrence. It provides the foundation of trust, opening...