Art Therapy for Children, Part II: Art Therapy in Practice

As explained in part one of this series, art therapy is a great way to help children deal with intense emotional experience. In a formal art therapy session, the therapist will ask the child to perform a given exercise. Sometimes this will be free drawing about their day, while at other times the tasks will..

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Art Therapy for Children, Part I: What is it and Who Can it Help?

Art Therapy for Children, Part I: What is it and Who Can it Help? As children grow and develop one of the biggest challenges they face is understanding their emotional reaction to the world around them. Expressing feelings verbally assumes that one has the words to go with a particular emotion, and that the inner..

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Games and Toys for Children With ADHD

May 28, 2014 | posted in: ADHD, Education, Motor Skills, Parenting 101 | by

It is well understood that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder have special needs in a classroom setting. ADHD sufferers often require extra mental and physical stimulation while trying to learn and process new information.  This typically takes the form of extra time on tests and assignments, or special placement in the classroom and built..

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Personality & IQ Testing

April 28, 2014 | posted in: Development, Education, Parenting 101 | by

Personality and IQ testing can teach you a great deal about yourself. California-based psychologist and author Gary Groth-Marnat writes that the goal of personality and IQ testing should be to “identify what is wrong … and then go about trying to fix it.” A personality evaluation should do just that: Help you achieve higher quality..

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