First Play®

First Play®

First Play® is an attachment-based storytelling model that builds upon the inner strengths of the children and families that come for treatment. It builds resiliency in the child by teaching improved parent-child interactions.

 

First Play® Therapy benefits children and families by:

  • Promoting child mental health
  • Boosting brain potential
  • Enhancing parent-child attachment and bonding
  • Fostering bonds of unconditional love
  • Teaching methods of caring and respectful touch
  • Teaching safe personal bodily boundaries
  • Building up children’s inner strengths and resilience
  • Teaching methods of calming and relaxing
  • Helping to alleviate anxiety, sadness, and aggression
  • Encouraging focus, cooperation, and attention
  • Assists children who have experienced trauma related to situational life problems