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How To Keep Your Relationship Healthy

There is no secret to a healthy happy marriage.  Both parties must work at it and take steps to maintain a healthy relationship.  In the APA article the three (3) important steps are talk openly, keep it interesting and most of all know when to ask for help.  At our counseling center we can offer…

Researchers found women are most vulnerable to PTSD ages 51-55

Researchers in Denmark found that men are most vulnerable to PTSD between the ages of 41–45 years, but women are most vulnerable between ages 51–55. The total prevalence of PTSD was 21.3%, and the disorder was twice as common in women as in men, but men and women peaked in the risk of PTSD a…

Child playing with blocks

Special time is Playtime that Parents Intentionally Invest in their Child

Special time is playtime that parents intentionally invest in their child, and it is totally command free. This includes the following: on the floor with toys/games, etc.-not TV/videos. Parents are not allowed to give their child any commands or suggestions. If you say, “Let’s play army,” you just blew it. The adult should follow the…

Top Play Therapy Room

Top Play Room

Owner, Beverly Newman, a licensed professional counselor-supervisor, licensed specialist in school psychology and registered play therapist-supervisor whose passion and desire to help troubled children is evident, has been treating children and adolescents for more than 20 years. Her playrooms have been showcased as one of the top playrooms by the Association of Play Therapy.  The…

National Play Therapy Week Feb. 1 – Feb. 7

We can’t say enough about the benefits of play therapy and KPLC7 News in Lake Charles, LA, continues to cover the benefits of play therapy with APT Board member Scott Riviere, LPC, LMFT, RPT-S.  We are excited to be a part of this special way to facilitate communication with young children, teens and adults. At Newman…

Katy Play Therapist

How Does Play Therapy Work?

Benefits of Play Therapy Play therapy allows children to use toys, art and other play materials to express thoughts and feelings. The Therapist uses play to communicate with children about their lives while helping them explore alternative behaviors and attitudes.  Play therapy can be an effective tool for a therapist to facilitate positive expression and…

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