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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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 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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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 3)

Life stories can be a means of influencing forms of relationships; they help build relationships with loved ones and colleagues in a different way.

The story as a guide to action. With the help of a certain intonation, the correct arrangement of the accents of speech, one can contribute to the stimulation of activity.

An interesting story, close and understandable, reduces the level of resistance and cannot harm, because our unconscious rejects everything that seems uninteresting to us. Continue reading

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

When leaving, do not turn off the lights! (part 2)
“One girl often dreaded terrible dreams. Fortunately, as soon as the girl began to dream of Baba Yaga or an evil wolf, she immediately woke up with a wild cry…

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Comparative analysis of the structural components of personality (part 2)
We can apply this approach to study the personality of a teenager, taking into account age-related characteristics and the age norm. Thus, scientific psychodiagnostics is impossible outside the system-structural analysis…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 3)
Life stories can be a means of influencing forms of relationships; they help build relationships with loved ones and colleagues in a different way. The story as a guide to…

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The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 3)
There are probably children in each class whose intellectual passivity leads them to the number of lagging, poorly performing students. The reasons for this kind of passivity often lie in…

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