Why play therapy?
Creative Counseling has been found to be effective for people experiencing a wide variety of social, emotional, and behavioral troubles. It is also an excellent way to help recover and heal from experiences of loss, stress or trauma, migrate crossroads in life, handle relationship difficulties, heal old family wounds etc.
Through the therapeutic relationship and freedom of self-expression, clients gain the skills and strength to face difficult emotions and find solutions allowing for greater self-confidence and better relationships with friends and family.
Therapy can help people take responsibility for their behavior, develop new solutions to problems, develop respect and acceptance of themselves and others, express emotions, increase their EQ and more.
Role of the counselor during play therapy
As the therapist, I observe the nature, process, and content of each session, giving full attention to what is spoken and what is not. Through our relationship, clients are able to make sense of thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Problem-solving skills are gained and an acceptance of responsibility develops.
Does Playful Therapy take insurance?
Playful Therapy does not accept insurance at this time. Clients may be provided a statement that can be submitted to their insurance company for reimbursement. If you wish to determine if you have coverage, contact your insurance carrier and find the answers to the following questions:
- What are my mental health benefits?
- What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
- How many therapy sessions does my plan cover?
- How much does my insurance pay for an out-of-network provider?
- Is approval required from my primary care physician?
- How do I go about submitting claims for therapy sessions?
Sliding Fees/ Reduced fee services are available on a limited basis. If a financial concern arises during the course of our work together, please feel free to discuss it with me.
If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, please notify me at least 24 hours in advance, or the full fee is incurred.
What if I have an Emergency?
If you would like to contact me in-between sessions, please leave me a voice or text message at 727.560.9082. I check messages frequently and will get back to you as soon as I am able. In the event that you are faced with an emergency, please call 911 or go to your local emergency room for immediate attention. Please contact me as soon as you can to inform me of the event.