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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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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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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What are our kids made of?

One French psychologist came up with a way to explain some of our prejudices in raising boys and girls. This test is intended primarily for parents and educators. Check how true the views are. We offer you 20 questions that need to be answered YES if you agree with this statement, and NO if you have a different opinion. When you read the answers, you can evaluate whether you are right or not. 1. Girls are more obedient than boys? 2. Do girls more deeply seek to know nature, animals than boys? 3. Can boys better assess a difficult situation, think more logically? 4. Do boys have a greater desire to stand out? 5. Are boys more capable of math? 6. Are girls more sensitive to the atmosphere in which they live, are they more difficult to endure pain? 7. Are girls able to better express their thoughts? 8. Is it possible to consider that boys are better with visual memory, and girls have better hearing? 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

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.…

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Teens and parents (part 1)
It seems to me that for no generation the task of educating adolescents has not been as difficult as it is today. Many of the parents I meet in counseling…

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All works are good - choose to taste!
For many years, the lines from Mayakovsky’s poem were very popular among teachers, parents, and students facing a choice of life path. Today, the answers to these questions have become…

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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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