Art therapy for children and adults. Receptions of phototherapy
In modern society, there is an ambiguous attitude to the services of a psychologist, to areas in psychology. Why does a normal person need a psychologist? What can he offer?…

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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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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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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” and “Labyrinth of the soul” O.V. Khukhlaeva, a collection of fairy tales by N.A. Sakovich, “Psychotherapeutic fairy tales, fairy-tale therapy with a“ special ”child” TD Zinkevich-Evstigneeva, “Forest School” M.A. Panfilova. In the process of reading psychological tales, the child understands that he is not indifferent to his mother and that there will always be a way out of a difficult situation. The main thing is to think both adults and children how and where to find it. A fairy tale develops imagination, fantasy, because in it the child sees himself so strong and smart, so kind and fearless. By the way, parents themselves can learn to compose magical stories. Continue reading

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 parental aids. It would be more correct to say that these are books not about raising children, but about raising a child, because we are talking about him – the educated – always in the singular, as if without exception the families are one-child. But this is not the only “imbalance”. As a rule, they write about education, using only masculine words: since a child means OH. And it turns out that all the pedagogical recommendations are given to the parents of the only son. But what if the child is not the only one? It would seem that it’s easier – with the birth of the next child, to take and follow the principles that have already been learned. And the rules that apply to the upbringing of the boy can be applied to the girl, as we smear the scratches from one and the other with green from one bottle. Continue reading

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 diaper, hygiene procedures, bathing … But today, few swaddle. This also applies to sleeping with a child, if before it was not customary to take a baby to your bed, now it is normal, even books talk about it. So we will analyze this question “by the bones”. Advantages of sleeping a child in the parents’ bed: – Sleeping together is pleasant moments for mom and her baby, moments of peace. You don’t have to jump to bed at night, sometimes calm down for several hours, which means that mom herself can sleep longer, sleep is very important for the body. Continue reading

QA by the rules
What do parents teach modern parenting books? Let's open at random any. “If you feel offense, ask yourself what made the child inflict it on you”, “... you should treat…

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Tale to the rescue (part 1)
As a rule, all parents understand that raising a child is a big and difficult job. And alone, and even alone, it is impossible to cope with it. Need helpers.…

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QA by the rules
What do parents teach modern parenting books? Let's open at random any. “If you feel offense, ask yourself what made the child inflict it on you”, “... you should treat…

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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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