Filial Therapy...

Filial Therapy  is a family therapy approach based on Play Therapy techniques, which teaches parents and carers to use therapeutic play to support their children at home to strengthen the attachment relationships.

Filial Therapy  is a family therapy approach based on Play Therapy techniques, which teaches parents and carers to use therapeutic play to support their children at home to strengthen the attachment relationships.

 

Supported by the Play Therapist, Parents become therapeutic partners for their child within Filial Therapy. They are empowered through learning basic therapeutic techniques to support change in their own children.

 

Over 50yrs research and clinical experience has evidenced that Filial Therapy is an effective intervention and approach, based on Play Therapy techniques, which teaches parents and carers to use therapeutic play to support their children at home. 

Parents are the therapeutic partners for their child within Filial Therapy. They are empowered through learning basic therapeutic techniques to support change in their own children. 

 

Filial Therapy aims to reduce presenting social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in children; improve the parent/child relationship, and strengthen the family system as a whole. 

 

Families attend a 15week programme, either individually, or in a group of families.

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