Blacksburg Child Play Therapy

Get affordable in-person or online care — we accept most major insurances and have self-pay rates as low as $99.

** During the pandemic, all counseling sessions are online; in light of that, we are not accepting new clients under the age of 18. We do apologize for the inconvenience.

Child Play Therapy – Therapists and Counselors in Blacksburg, VA

Child play therapy is a way of being with a child that recognizes and embraces their unique developmental level and can provides help for them in a “language” the child can understand – play. At Thriveworks Blacksburg, our trained, experienced and skilled play therapist may be able to utilize play to help a child to better express themselves and work towards resolving their issues. This type of therapy is most often used children between the ages of ages 3 and 12 years, although Play Therapy is a proven effective mental health approach, regardless of age or gender.

During the pandemic, all counseling sessions are online; in light of that, we are not accepting new clients under the age of 18. We do apologize for the inconvenience.

Child play therapy can be a useful intervention tool, and also a supportive therapy for:

  • Behavioral problems like as anger management, coping with grief/loss, divorce, abandonment, and crisis/trauma.
  • Behavioral disorders, such as anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), autism or pervasive developmental, academic and social developmental, physical and learning disabilities, and conduct disorders.

Play therapy is the most effective when a parent, family member, or caretaker is actively involved in the treatment process. Though some children may benefit from play therapy more than others, most play therapists argue that the practice would be suitable for any child.

Children don’t have the same cognitive ability as an adult to express what’s bothering them. Whether the issue is a behavioral issue, psychological issue, or maybe even medical, they need a way to discuss it. The act of playing is very important. Children can work on issues that are distressing to them, and possibly eventually talk about trauma. Sometimes things are just too hard for them to put into words. But they can work on it with play.

Therapeutic play provides children the opportunity to express themselves at their own pace, with the assurance that they will be understood and accepted.

Our Play Therapy expert at Thriveworks Blacksburg is here to help you and your child sort through confusing issues, cope with difficult or traumatic experiences, and even just confirm and insure that your child is on a path of emotional health and functional well-being. Call 540-376-3348 today to schedule an appointment. Evening and weekend hours are available!

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Location details

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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Blacksburg is located at 106 Southpark Dr Suite C, Blacksburg, VA 24060. We share a building with several other businesses including Fresenius Kidney Care Montgomery County and Brandi O’quinn.

Phone number (540) 376-3348
Ratings
★★★★ 4.00 (11 reviews)
Address 106 Southpark Dr Suite C,
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Office Hours Shown in ET
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Support team hours Shown in ET
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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