ContactFor ParentsReferralsWhat is Play Therapy

Contact

Play Therapy room: 7, Cloonarkin Drive, Oranmore, Co. Galway Telephone: +353 87 6254401
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For Parents

As play is a child’s natural form of expression, therapy through play allows children to communicate at their own level without having to put their thoughts and feelings into words. Play allows the child to release needs, fears and wishes. It also helps them to address emotional and behavioral difficulties. How can Play Therapy help…
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Referrals

Referrals are received from social work/psychiatry/schools/parents. Geatóir is currently providing Play Therapy in Galway, Dublin and the Midlands. Geatóir is providing services to schools, family resource centres, Tusla and families who refer privately. At the referral stage a meeting takes place with the referring body. A meeting is then held with the child’s parents/carer(s). Meeting…
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What is Play Therapy

Play Therapy is an effective form of therapy for children with a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties including depression, anxiety, aggression and issues relating to difficult life experiences such as abuse,  loss, family breakdown and trauma. It is particularly effective with children who cannot, or do not want to talk about their difficulties. Using…
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