Early Termination in the Playroom
Early termination happens for a handful of reasons. Sometimes, we can’t change this. But shifting our perspective helps us look at terminations through another view, trusting ourselves and the child in the process.
:57 Lisa introduces LFPR series
1:27 Call for topics
2:31 Why does early termination happen?
3:30 Logistics, parents, or the therapist feeling stuck can contribute to this
5:33 How can we keep parents engaged and help children feel more comfortable
6:00 Episode 13: Setting Great Goals in the Playroom
9:15 Episode 12: When a Child Says They’re Done in the Session
10:20 The need for an external regulator
11:30 Taking sessions outside of the room
12:37 Treating every session like its own session
13:15 Taking a treasure home
15:36 Helping parents see signs of empowerment
16:33 Episode 3: How to Recognize Empowerment in the Playroom
17:06 How can you find gratitude?
20:12 Episode 9: The Importance of Gratitude in the Playroom
21:00 Looking at early termination from a different perspective
21:50 Play therapy isn’t the only thing that heals
23:19 How can you trust that you made a difference?