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Child Grief Counsleling Certification Program: Using Play Therapy in Child Grief Counseling

Child Grief Counsleling Certification Program: Using Play Therapy in Child Grief Counseling

Finding Grief Through Play The mind of a child differs greatly than an adult.  This is due to an array of psychological and biological differences than stem from a lack of development in the brain.  It is important for grief counselors who specialize in grief and adolescent grief care to understand these differences because they directly effect how children grieve. In the case of younger children, grief can be found in many things, most notably play.  The child’s need to play is not only for fun but is a way a child communicates and expresses herself.  Through this expression, a counselor or psychologist