In this episode, Amanda shares with us elements of directive and non-directive child play therapy and how impactful play can be for children. Amanda gives a ton of tips, resources, and activity ideas in relation to children who are dealing with anger within the session, outside of therapy, as well as how to support parents in navigating anger issues with children. This is a fantastic episode, enjoy!

Amanda her BA in Psychology from Hardin-Simmons University and her MA in Professional
Counseling from Texas State University. After working in nonprofit agencies for a few
years, Amanda is now in private practice in Austin, Texas, where she provides play therapy
to children with anxiety, trauma, and relational challenges. She is also passionate about her
work with parents and facilitates Child-Parent Relationship Therapy groups. Amanda is the
author of Anger Management Skills Workbook for Kids.

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