Rediscovering Childhood

Ep13 - Play therapy, big feelings and connection with Melissa Moore

October 15, 2023 Discovery Playtime Season 2 Episode 13
Rediscovering Childhood
Ep13 - Play therapy, big feelings and connection with Melissa Moore
Show Notes

Today we talk with Melissa Moore, a play therapist based in co. Meath. She shares her experience from working as a social care worker to working with Tusla for 20 years before setting up her business as a play therapist. She will give us very simple and practical tips to support our children at home and their self-esteem as we improve our connection with them. Melissa will show us how to help our children understand and manage big feelings and how to react to our children’s big emotions both as parents and as teachers. She will give us an insight into what happens in a play therapy session and when it could be beneficial for our children to do so. We will talk about how to find a Play therapist, and also how to become one.