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Session 124: Play Therapy Isn’t Just for Kids

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

Did you know that there’s a form of therapy called play therapy where things like toys and games are incorporated into the work. And it’s not just for kids! For this conversation, I was joined by Althea Simpson, LCSW, MBA who shared how she uses play therapy with her clients. Althea and I chatted about how play therapy works, why it’s not just playing with toys in session, how it can be used with people of all ages, and the qualifications one should have to conduct play therapy. 

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Unicorn Life Play Therapy Facebook Group 

Black Play Therapy Conference

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