A treasure trove of coping, regulating, grounding, and soothing activities and techniques for working with children (aged 6+), teens and adults.
This pack of 70 cards and explanatory guide offers a playful, nonthreatening way to explore feelings and to form effective coping, regulating, soothing and grounding strategies through a range of games and activities. Designed to work with both the brain and body, these cards address a wide range of common issues including anxiety, stress, low mood, sleep difficulties and emotional dysregulation. To do so, they employ a range of proven strategies including cognitive techniques, nurturing activities, sensory strategies, body-based activity and creative exercises. Developed by specialist clinical psychologist, trainer and author Dr. Karen Treisman, this deck is a little treasure for professionals, parents, and carers supporting children and adolescents aged 6+.
Dr. Karen Treisman is a specialist clinical psychologist, trainer and author, working in London, UK. Karen is also the Director of Safe Hands and Thinking Minds Training and Consultancy services.
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