We offer both individual and group Play Therapy NI sessions, with additional parental / caregiver support throughout, in both Belfast and Derry /Londonderry.  It all starts with a 1 hour consultation, arranged at a time to suit you.


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1. Take a 1st Step

Sometimes parents and carers hold off on seeking help to support their child; they fear they may be blamed or judged for their child’s difficulties. Let us assure you, this is a common reaction and feeling responsible for your child’s struggle is a normal part of being a caring parent.

Accessing support for your child will be the first step in making things better for both you and them.

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2. Your Easy Consultation

Play Therapy Northern Ireland offer an extensive 1 hour consultation to parents, caregivers, and professionals.

We discuss your situation and gain a full understanding of how we can help you and your child in relation to parenting issues and child development.

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3. Play Therapy Sessions

Individual Play Therapy: Individual Play Therapy is a one to one form of counselling for children aged between 3 and adolescence. These sessions, facilitated by a Play Therapist, are held in our special play rooms which are equipped with a wide range of toys and creative materials. Sessions take place on a weekly basis. The number of sessions required depends on the nature and complexity of the presenting problems.

Group Play Therapy: Group Play Therapy sessions can be very effective with siblings or with small groups (2-3) of children who share similar interests or life experiences. This can help with their emotional and social development. Group Play Therapy can be a very cost effective therapeutic technique.

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4. Parental Support

Parents/caregivers, we know you are an essential part of your child’s therapeutic process. We schedule regular review meetings are your child’s Play Therapy process to help keep you up-to-date with your child’s overall progress. We support you with parenting skills and in strengthening your parent/child relationship.
We also have specific services for you:
1:1 coaching sessions – The opportunity for individual time with one of our qualified therapists. Just£40 per session
Day workshops (9.30am – 4.30pm) – Tailored for parents, this is 7 hours of intensive assistance for £99 per day.

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5. Consultations and Advice

Play Therapy Northern Ireland also provides standalone consultation & advice to parents and professionals. We offer support and advice in relation to parenting issues and child development. These consultations can take place on a one-off or regular basis.