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…

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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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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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sensory room

Say thank you, otherwise it will be worse …

I did not notice how another year flew by and my daughter Yulia was three. Literally in a matter of days, my flexible and good-natured child turned into an imperious little despot. – Give me the juice! She commanded. – Now! “Do you know the magic word?” I tried to call her to order. This phrase acted flawlessly on her older brother Alyosha, but Julia did not want to give in to her. “Are you a hundred, fooled?” Was her answer. – Give me si-xi-s! At first, I only laughed at the little cheeky: before, she was a sweet, calm child, and I often heard the word “posyalist” from her. But time passed, and she stubbornly refused to treat me humanly. The word “please” completely disappeared from her vocabulary. Then I decided to apply repression: do not fulfill a single request without a “please.” After this, a terrible struggle began, which caused only alienation between us. Continue reading

Touch room as one of the methods of healing children and adults (part 2)

The advantages of combining the training of psychomuscular self-regulation with the conditions of the Sensory Room can be determined by the fact that the Sensory Room, by its isolation, unusual atmosphere, naturally creates an appropriate mood for relaxation, avoiding stressful stimuli of the outside world; the use of special mats, pillows and a dry pool makes it much easier than chairs or couches to create a body position, convenient for learning arbitrary relaxation; optical effects of the sensory room allow you to switch the attention of students; light-sound-tactile stimulation in the sensory room can easily be associated with natural relaxing objects, which enhances the depth of relaxation. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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