The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 2)
More complicated is the situation with cognitive activity. It takes time before the requirements for the child on the part of the adult, his program (to give knowledge for the…

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Mom’s daughters, dad’s son
A lot of books have been written about parenting. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages, but there is something in common that combines almost all the popular…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 4)
In order for the story to be therapeutic, it is important that the following rules are followed: The situation should be close to the child, should resemble his life story.…

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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

Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 1)

Game, game activity is an integral part of the life of not only a child, but also an adult. Therefore, the inclusion of methods of game therapy and fairy tale therapy as types of art therapy in the arsenal of the work of a practical psychologist, teacher is logical and important for the provision of psychological assistance to the child.

At the Psychological Center “HOUSE” (Moscow), our employees have developed and successfully implemented the program “Art Therapy in Education”, the program introduces modern techniques of game therapy, fairy tale therapy. All materials are based on many years of experience in psychological counseling on issues of parent-child relationships. Continue reading

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