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Counselor / Therapist in Salt Point, NY

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Deb Langenau, LCSW, MPS

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Play To Heal Child & Family Counseling "Play Is The Child's Language".
Play Therapy & Mindfulness Parent Therapy
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation". Plato Play is the child's language and play therapy is the path to understanding. We all seek to be understood. As a parent, do you find yourself reacting to versus understanding why or how your child's behavior and developmental needs may contribute? Play therapy and parenting mindfully turns even the most difficult moments with your child into an opportunity to highlight the message behind the action. The "therapeutic powers of play" provide children the opportunity experience healing as they explore and process their world in an environment that makes sense to them. Parents learn to attune to their child providing true understanding, support and connection.
Children and parents have the power to "pause" and chose their response. Mindful parenting allows you to be in the "moment" with your child. Think of the times as a child, when you felt invisible, neglected, worthless, experienced betrayal or violence. Play therapy offers your child a natural safe place to explore experiences, feelings, develop self understanding and coping skills. I work closely with parents to provide a meaningful connection to meet everyone's needs.ime, how often we say there is never enough time. What message are we sending our children? Being a mindful or conscious parent means not only being present with your child but asking for support when you need it. Just ask, I will advocate for and support your child at Special Education Meetings, review Individualized Education Plans, communicate with teachers, doctors and other professionals in your child's life.
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Specialties: ADHD, Anger Management, Parenting, Anxiety or Fears, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Depression, Divorce, Learning Disabilities, Loss or Grief, OCD, Selective Mutism, Trauma and PTSD. Treatment Preferences: Play Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Mindful Based Parent Therapy, Trauma Systems Therapy.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Eating Disorders  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Learning Disabilities
Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Education/Training
New York University Master in Social Work in Child & Family Studies
State University at New Paltz Master in Professional Studies Humanistic Educatrion
Memberships
National Association of Social Workers
National Association of Play Therapy
CHADD Attention Deficit Disorder
Payments Accepted
Check or Cash
Hours:Monday - Saturday by appointment
License:077554 New York State
Location
52 Davis Rd.
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