Acorns 2 Oaks is a Galway based Play Therapy Service, which offers a variety of services individually catered to each client.
Acorns 2 Oaks Play Therapy is run by Emer Mc Donagh, Play Therapist and Child Psychotherapist.
I use a variety of toys and techniques in my work, including Non Directive Play Therapy, Therapeutic Story Work, Drama,
Puppets, Masks, Sand Play, Art and Clay.
I welcome contact from anybody who wishes to discuss a concern related to children in their care.
The desired outcomes of Play Therapy include a reduction in anxiety, increased confidence and independence, improved relationships with family and friends, positive behaviour changes, improved coping skills and increased resiliency. Play Therapy can benefit children from 3 years of age upwards. I also offer creative counselling and play therapy for older children and adolescents.
Play Therapy can be effective for children experiencing a broad range of difficulties, including:
•Emotional difficulties such as aggression, depression, low self esteem, anxiety and withdrawal
•Loss or bereavement
•Abuse or neglect
•Problems with socialising
•Having poor play skills
•Have delayed development with ASD, ADHD or any Learning Difficulty
•Being bullied or has become a bully
•They are not reaching their fullest potential academically, socially, physically and/or emotionally
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