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Lessons from the Playroom

Nov 2, 2018

"Don't be fooled by the smile. Underneath there may be a lot of pain waiting to come out." - Lisa Dion

People-pleasing in the playroom happens, and not just with children; therapists get caught in people-pleasing too! This ever-so-familiar coping strategy is often covering up challenges a child or therapist may not yet be able to face. Recognizing why this happens and what to do when it happens is the first step to creating a session filled with integration instead of placation.

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