Should multiples be separated?

Jodi Lord (Child Play Therapist, practicing in Cape Town: Southern Suburbs)     I have recently written an assessment report in which I recommended that a set of Grade 1 twin boys be put into the same class next year. This obviously spurred on some thought and I have since done some research on the [...]

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Counselling Children

It is obvious, even if you have never worked with children, that we cannot counsel children in the same way that we counsel adults. When I deal with adults they can merely use the medium of their voice to communicate their frustrations, difficulties and feelings. If I had to use the same techniques with children, [...]

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Child play therapy is an effective way to help children. This approach aims to help children work through a variety of difficulties including: emotional, psychosocial, behavioural difficulties, as well as family difficulties, in a non-threatening manner. Child play therapy aims to develop a relationship between the child and the therapist. The therapist enters the child’s [...]

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