Play Therapy Services

Play therapy at York Hills consists of Child-Centred and Theraplay approaches.

Theraplay is an approach to child and family therapy that aims to address behavioural, emotional, or developmental issues and improve the parent-child relationship through play and healthy interaction. Child-Centred play therapy is for the child who struggles to manage feelings related to life experiences, trauma, loss, moods, or anxiety.

This service supports by:

Helping children find ways to make sense of their experiences and to learn effective coping strategies.

Assisting parents to learn what their child’s coping strategies are, and helping them to use these strategies at home, in school or in the community.

Strengthening relationships and interactions between parents and their children.

How do I access the service?

Please call our intake department at 905-503-9560 in order to access this service or to find out more information about other York Hills services.