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Play therapy uses play to communicate with and help children. Play therapy is useful for children because they naturally express themselves for play, and because they may not be able to express themselves verbally (using their words) as would be required for other types of therapy such as "talk therapies." Play therapy can be delivered by any mental health professional that has received sufficient training in it.

 

In Canada, it is preferable (though not always possible) to have a professional who has official training approved by the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy.

The Regional Children's Centre is an accredited children's mental health centre serving children and  adolescents, who are dealing with social, emotional, ... more
3901 Connaught Avenue, Windsor, ON, N9C 4H4 Map
519-257-5288
Up to 18 years
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The Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CAPT) is a professional association that provides training and practice standards for for child and play ... more
24 Hayes Avenue, Guelph, ON, N1E 5V5 Map
1-519-827-1506
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Pamela Baker
1545 Woodfern Avenue, Ruthven, ON, N0P 2G0 Map
519-980-5365
5 years and up
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Changing Steps Counselling, Training and Consulting
71 Woodward Ave, Brampton, ON, L6V 1K5 Map
647-772-7837
All ages
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Vista - An Extensive View
13390 Sylvestre Drive, Lakeshore, ON, N8N 2L9 Map
519-791-8313
All ages
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336 Eagle St. N, Cambridge, ON, N3H 1C2 Map
519-653-2000
All ages
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List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
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