Overcoming Fatigue in Teletherapy 

Overcoming Fatigue in Teletherapy  By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S From learning how to connect with a child through a computer screen, engaging parents in new ways, and incorporating more directive play than [...]

2021-08-09T23:45:02+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

Tragedy: Why No One-Emotion-Fits-All

Tragedy: Why No One-Emotion-Fits-All by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Most of us think of tragedy as being synonymous with sorrow. And, indeed, this is true a large part of the time: tragedy [...]

2021-08-09T03:31:09+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

Nature Nurtures: Why the Great Outdoors are Good for Kids

Nature Nurtures: Why the Great Outdoors are Good for Kids by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S From tree forts to snowball fights, playing outside is a rite of passage for children. They wear [...]

2021-08-09T03:31:41+00:00April 18th, 2018|Special Topics, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Absorbing SpongeBob: Does Childhood Have Space for Technology?

Absorbing SpongeBob: Does Childhood Have Space for Technology? by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Technology in childhood is an often debated subject with the pro Pac-Man crowd facing off against those who suggest [...]

2021-08-09T03:32:12+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

How a Parent’s Value of Play Therapy Can Influence their Child’s Value of Play Therapy

How a Parent's Value of Play Therapy Can Influence their Child's Value of Play Therapy by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Working with parents in the playroom is an important topic. Parents, after [...]

2021-08-09T03:32:46+00:00March 6th, 2018|Special Topics, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

From Kids to Animals: The Power of Play

From Kids to Animals: The Power of Play By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S In many ways, it’s easy to see why children play. It’s fun, it makes them happy, and it allows [...]

2021-08-09T03:33:37+00:00February 6th, 2018|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

Play Therapy and the Grieving Process: Helping Parents Know That They are Heard

Play Therapy and the Grieving Process: Helping Parents Know That They are Heard by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S It's natural for us to pass off resistant parents as difficult, but we must [...]

2021-08-09T03:34:04+00:00August 8th, 2017|Special Topics, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Forgotten Ones: Perfect Children Need Play Therapy Too

The Forgotten Ones: Perfect Children Need Play Therapy Too by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S When it comes to play therapy, the acting out, aggressive, non-compliant, anxious child typically gets referred. Even the [...]

What Does it Really Mean to Go Home?

What Does it Really Mean to Go Home? By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S It's my last night in Melbourne, Australia.  My bags are packed.  My boarding pass is in hand.  My alarm [...]

2021-08-09T03:34:50+00:00May 29th, 2017|Special Topics, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Long Goodbyes: Giving Children Permission to Feel During Loss

The Long Goodbyes: Giving Children Permission to Feel During Loss By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Change surrounds us. The leaves fall from trees, animals go extinct, birthdays come and go, people leave [...]

2021-08-09T03:35:07+00:00May 24th, 2017|Parents, Special Topics, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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