Play Therapy

Play Therapy Provided in Southampton on the Shinnecock Reservation

What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a specialized therapeutic approach embraced by Blossom Counseling that recognizes the unique way children and adolescents communicate and process emotions through play. This evidence-based method utilizes various play materials and activities to facilitate self-expression, emotional healing, and personal development. Through play, individuals can explore and make sense of their feelings, experiences, and relationships in a safe and supportive environment.

Blossom Counseling Service’s sessions are led by experienced therapists who understand the profound impact play has on a child’s cognitive, emotional, and social development. Whether it’s through art, games, or imaginative play, Play Therapy at Blossom Counseling Service’s provides a nurturing space for individuals to express themselves, build resilience, and navigate the complexities of their inner world.

Who would benefit from Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a versatile and effective therapeutic approach offered by Blossom Counseling Services that is particularly well-suited for children and adolescents. Children often find it challenging to express their emotions verbally, and Play Therapy provides a developmentally appropriate avenue for them to communicate and process their feelings. It is beneficial for those who may be experiencing challenges such as anxiety, trauma, grief, behavioral issues, or difficulties in social interactions.

It is also valuable for children navigating life transitions, coping with family changes, or facing difficulties in school. At Blossom Counseling Services, our sessions are tailored to the unique needs of each child, ensuring a supportive and engaging environment where they can explore, learn, and foster emotional well-being through the power of play.

Benefits of Play Therapy


Addresses Behavioral Challenges

By exploring behavioral patterns in a non-threatening environment, Play Therapy enables therapists at Blossom Counseling to address and modify challenging behaviors, promoting positive change.


Enhances Self-Esteem

Engaging in play activities within a therapeutic context builds a child’s confidence and self-esteem, fostering a positive self-image and a sense of accomplishment.


Promotes Emotional Regulation

Play Therapy teaches children how to identify and regulate their emotions, providing valuable tools for emotional self-management and resilience in the face of life’s challenges.


Supports Social Skills Development

Play Therapy encourages positive social interactions, helping children develop and practice essential social skills that are crucial for healthy relationships and communication.


Fosters Communication Skills

Play Therapy helps improve communication skills by allowing individuals to express themselves through various mediums, fostering clearer and more effective ways of conveying thoughts and feelings.

What Our Clients Say

We often hear the following feedback from people about working with our healers.

  • We are kind
  • We set them on an incredible path
  • We have the ability to settle them down
  • We give them the clarity they are seeking
  • We built their ability to notice when they are getting stressed so they can better manage it

Professionals That Refer Clients To Us

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