Play therapy clinicians who work with Anxiety Disorders constantly face the question of how to approach the anxiety. Do we help the family boss it back? Show it compassion? Sit with it? Educate it? Yes, yes, yes, and yes. Come see how.
List three metaphors for helping children externalize their anxiety
Name the 6 co-regulation strategies encoded in the acronym SOOTHE
Explain 5 play therapy techniques for practicing the relaxation response
Enumerate 4 play therapy interventions that help clients identify cognitive-distortions and practicing
replacing them with restructured cognitions or boss back talk
Define the phrase "externalizing the anxiety" as it applies to play therapy
List five strategies for helping clients articulate their worries