Online games for children - prohibit or allow?
The issue of the harm of computer games has been discussed more than one hundred times, but not every parent decided to finalize the decision to prohibit this type of…

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Baby in parental bed: pros and cons
Not so long ago, all babies were swaddled up to about six months, so that their legs and hands did not interfere with a good night's sleep, exceptions: changing the…

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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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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

Alone with myself (part 1)
In our efforts to keep the children busy, to make every hour of their life meaningful, entertaining, developing, do we not forget that they, like us, need just free, personal…

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Tale to the rescue (part 2)
Do-it-yourself miracles What problems do their parents turn to fairy tales therapists? This includes numerous children's fears, and increased aggressiveness, and hyperactivity, and laziness, and self-doubt, and inability to communicate…

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Etiquette from an early age (part 2)
Do not forget to praise him. Seryozha was so excited by the upcoming excursion to the zoo that he flew out the door, pushing the teacher away and knocking the…

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“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…

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