Jennifer L. GreggPh.D., LPC-S, NCCRegistered Play TherapistPlay and Grow Counseling, LLCOften, we think of play as a means of relaxation or relief from working. Having time to play is used as a reward or something your child is allowed to do during free time. ‘You can play AFTER you finish your homework,’ or ‘you can … Continue reading The Effects of Play on Your Child’s Mental Health
Since 2011, the month of April has been designated as Autism Awareness Month. This year, the Autism Society of America is changing the wording from “Awareness” to “Acceptance” in the hopes of fostering an acceptance of individuals living with autism into the everyday life of their communities. According to the CDC’s latest numbers, about 1 … Continue reading Micro Current Neurofeedback Shows Promise in Helping Autism
Jennifer L. GreggPhD, LPC, NCC, Registered Play Therapist I am often met with confusion when I tell someone that I am a Play Therapist. At a glance, play therapy looks like simple play and having fun. However, play therapy has been found to be a practical and effective therapeutic approach in treating a variety of … Continue reading What is Play Therapy?