Drugs: adolescents at risk
One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. Adolescence is the very turning point when…

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Readiness for school (part 2)
How to psychologically prepare a child for school? As experience shows, for successful schooling, in addition to the availability of specific knowledge, skills and abilities, a certain level of development…

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Night is tender
Our daughter thinks this is unfair. Every winter, since she learned to speak, she protests: "It is unfair that you and dad sleep together, and I am always alone." I…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 2)

Another option for playing psychotherapy is to play a plot. The plot in question should resemble the real story that the child is experiencing. For example, if a girl feels an outcast in the family, the plot of the fairy tale “Cinderella” will be close, for the naughty and capricious boy you can take the plots of fairy tales “Feast of disobedience” or “Tale of Naughty”. As a rule, such performances are carried out as part of group psychotherapy. The members of the group are offered roles from the fairy tales under consideration, and how they should behave in accordance with the role is discussed. The one to whom this action is directed acts as a director, he can make changes to the game of “actors”. Thus, a child in difficulty has a unique opportunity, firstly, to see himself and his situation as if from the outside, and secondly, to make those changes that he would like from the plot and into the action. Continue reading

Teenager and adult: what do you need to know to become a good parent for a teenager?
Becoming an exemplary parent is not easy for a teenager, but why not try? Even if you already have enough life experience, you can always try to overcome the wall…

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Doll - children's toy or sacred symbol
The history of the ancestors of all modern dolls totals neither more nor less, but more than 30 thousand years! One of such artifacts made of mammoth bone, the oldest…

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Night is tender
Our daughter thinks this is unfair. Every winter, since she learned to speak, she protests: "It is unfair that you and dad sleep together, and I am always alone." I…

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The development of the emotional sphere of the child by art therapy
Many parents, unfortunately, face the problem of emotional imbalance in their children. What are the causes of childhood fears, anxiety and insecurity? How to deal with manifestations of aggression? How…

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