5 Tips for Regulating Your Nervous System in Intensity – Video

Explicit Memory versus Implicit Memory: When Do Kids Remember?

Explicit Memory versus Implicit Memory: When Do Kids Remember? Memories – they may be in the corners of our minds, but they’re also in the corner with questions: the age that memory [...]

2021-08-09T03:48:06+00:00February 20th, 2018|The Brain & Nervous System, Therapists, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Trauma Impacts Abnormalities in the Brain and Play Therapy Heals Them

Trauma Impacts Abnormalities in the Brain and Play Therapy Heals Them by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S The brain, for all its greatness, is also highly susceptible to experiences that register as traumatic [...]

2021-08-09T03:44:52+00:00November 7th, 2017|The Brain & Nervous System, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Man’s Best Friend: The Neuroscience Behind the Animal/Person Connection

Man’s Best Friend: The Neuroscience Behind the Animal/Person Connection by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S For many humans, connection with animals has been a huge part of their lives. From the deep sense [...]

The Brain on Shame

The Brain on Shame by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Most of us, at some point in our practice, will encounter a parent not yet sold on play therapy – we come across [...]

2021-08-09T03:46:08+00:00September 26th, 2017|The Brain & Nervous System, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How and Why a Child’s Brain is Doing What It’s Supposed to Do When Confronting the Unknown

How and Why a Child's Brain is Doing What It's Supposed to Do When Confronting the Unknown How many unknowns are there to a three-year-old? How much is new for a two-month-old [...]

Balancing the Left Brain & the Right Brain in Play Therapy

Balancing the Left Brain & the Right Brain in Play Therapy By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Play therapy is very much a right-brain experience. When a child is playing, their right brain [...]

The Significance of Neuroscience in Play Therapy

The Significance of Neuroscience in Play Therapy By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S It’s crucial to bring the brain and neuroscience into the play therapy process if we really want to understand what [...]

What Regulation Really Means

What Regulation Really Means The more therapists I teach, the more aware I become that the concept of regulation or becoming regulated is often misunderstood. Many people think that being regulated means [...]

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