Game therapy

Tale to the rescue (part 3)
am a storyteller Psychologist Natalya Katsevich advises parents to read, for example, fairy tales A.V. Miklyaeva, “We Are Not Afraid of the Gray Wolf” P.V. Rumyantseva, “Path to your Self”…

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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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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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When leaving, do not turn off the lights! (part 1)

– Mom, do not turn off the light! “You know, I’m tired of your tricks.” You are already big – you’ll go to school. Well, what are you afraid of? – What if you leave and Baba Yaga appears … – What Baba Yaga? It’s time to know that she only happens in fairy tales. OK, lets see. No under the bed. No in the closet. No behind the curtain. Where else? Sleep. We are all at home. – Mom, do not turn off the light! Does this dialogue remind you of anything? I think yes. Many parents are familiar with children’s fears from the experience of their children, as well as from their own, children’s, half-forgotten, or, conversely, quite alive. What are these fears? Darkness, thunderstorms, heights, war, fire, Baba Yaga, Kashchei, Barmaleya, angry dog, aliens, robbers, monsters, germs, vaccinations, fear of being lost in an unfamiliar place, going down and going up in the elevator, staying home alone. Continue reading

“And don’t fight anymore …” (part 2)

Is there a way out? – First of all, do not be nervous, as this is the problem of most two-year-olds. -l The baby has begun a new period of development and, as a result, outbreaks of aggression. – When you want to get angry and even punish the aggressor, try not to. This can cause a neurotic reaction or even greater aggression. If another baby came to visit you, and your child does not let him play his toys, then no matter how embarrassing you are, do not try to take them away by force and do not shame him – this will only strengthen the possessive feelings of the crumbs. – Try to let the children solve their problems themselves, but within certain limits. Small fights with a push and a squeal are quite acceptable when the kids learn to communicate. Continue reading

“And don’t fight anymore …” (part 1)

A bright stroller was moving along the park’s alley towards us, ahead of which a baby walked – so pink and blue, smiling all over the world. Judging by the gait, he took few steps in his life and was terribly proud of himself. My two-year-old son, passing by, pushed him. The kid fell into the mud and cried loudly – this wonderful world was aggressive.

Is aggression a norm?

My son’s act terrified me and … confusion. The fact is that before this the problem was the opposite, on the contrary – when sand crumbled in the country at the dacha, cars were taken away and a shovel was tapped on the head, he stood and only looked perplexedly at the offender, and I – I suffered from the fact that my son not able to defend himself. Continue reading

The role of color in a child’s life

Red, orange, yellow, green. Is the role of color so important in a child’s life? Caring for the right color scheme for the baby is a sign of modern life. Our grandparents would be surprised at the question of what color they selected clothes or interior items for their daughters and sons … So interest in this topic can be considered a good sign of family affluence. Natalya Olegovna RYSKINA, child psychologist, psychotherapist at the University Children’s Center at the Moscow City Psychological and Pedagogical University, will help us understand what color has one or another effect on the mood and behavior of babies, whether there can be universal approaches to the question of choosing the most suitable tones for your child . – Natalia Olegovna, tell us which colors affect children positively, soothingly, and which ones have an exciting effect? Why? 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 that appears between generations. Even a modest attempt your child will appreciate over time. We’ll figure out what you need and what you don’t need to do to become a cool parent. Risk factor: problems of adolescents Before trying to get closer to your child, you need to understand that during the transitional return he has many difficulties that a parent must help him solve. The main problems: lack of independence with the need for independence. On the one hand, a teenager already considers himself an adult, but on the other, he cannot solve many problems himself. This leads to conflicting behavior when the child refuses to fulfill the requirements of adults, but at the same time seeks their support; difficulties with self-esteem. Continue reading

Alone with myself (part 3)
EVERYTHING IS GOOD IN MEASURE “Our daughter is nine, and when she comes from school, she immediately sits down in front of the TV, no matter what they show, instead…

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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…

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Comparative analysis of the structural components of personality (part 3)
According to the results of express diagnostics, the following results were obtained. In the cognitive sphere of adolescents, the level of thinking in this sample of German schoolchildren is slightly…

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Interactive dolls and psychologist Larisa Surkova help mothers develop empathy in children
Family and children's psychologist Larisa Surkova reminds all modern parents: children who spend a lot of time with gadgets, especially at an early age, may later encounter difficulties in socialization,…

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