Unlock growth through creative play

Welcome to a world where play becomes a powerful language for children to navigate complex emotions and challenges. Northeast Georgia Counseling offers specialized play therapy, a transformative approach that empowers children aged 2 to 18 to express themselves, regulate their emotions, and find healing through the language of play.

Teens & Pre-teens

Why play therapy matters

Children often experience feelings they can't easily put into words. Our play therapy sessions provide a safe and nurturing space where they can communicate, explore, and process their thoughts and emotions.

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Child-Centered Approach

Our play therapy is tailored to each child's unique needs and developmental stage. We create a trusting environment where they're free to be themselves and explore at their own pace. Through creative play, sand therapy, and interactive sessions, we help them gain insights, build emotional regulation, and enhance their overall well-being.

Navigating Emotional Challenges

From childhood anxiety and depression to trauma and emotional disregulation, our play therapy addresses a wide range of emotional concerns. For children struggling with extreme emotions, meltdowns, tantrums, or oppositional behavior, our approach aims to provide them with tools for understanding and managing their feelings.

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Child playing on the beach

Supporting Neurodivergent Children

Play therapy is especially effective for children with ADHD, autism, or other neurodivergent conditions. We embrace neurodiversity and tailor our sessions to accommodate their unique perspectives and needs, fostering a sense of self-acceptance and growth.

By engaging in activities such as art therapy, expressive play, role-playing, and sensory experiences, children can reveal their inner world, gain emotional resilience, and build coping strategies

Parental involvement

Our play therapy process includes a collaborative approach with parents or guardians. We conduct thorough assessments with both the child and the parents to understand the child's needs and challenges. This allows us to create a comprehensive treatment plan that nurtures emotional growth and enhances the parent-child bond.

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Discover the world of play therapy

Explore the journey of self-discovery and healing that play therapy offers. Witness your child unlock their potential, regulate their emotions, and thrive in an environment that values their unique expression.

Your team

Our expert child therapists are here to support you and your child through a transformative journey

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