Play Therapy Parenting Podcast

The path to calm, confident, and in-control parenting starts now

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A Neurobiological Connection To Play Therapy

A Neurobiological Connection To Play Therapy

Hang on! This is a deep dive into how your child's brain works, and I'll explain why they sometimes act the way that they do. This episode was inspired after I read an article on Brain Harmony and I noticed a diagram representing a pyramidal hierarchy of child...

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What To Do When Play Therapy Skills Don’t Work!

What To Do When Play Therapy Skills Don’t Work!

In this episode, I talk through what to do when your children do not respond to play therapy skills. A Mom from Utah emailed me with some frustrations implementing the 4 Pillars and asked for my thoughts. I got permission to share her situation in this episode and we...

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Device Detox Book

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Device Detox: A Parent’s Guide To Reducing Usage, Preventing Tantrums, And Raising Happier Kids.

“Dr. Brenna Hicks does an excellent job of sketching the problem, but the book shines brightest when Dr. Hicks offers a suite of practical, evidence-based strategies for coping with screen overuse in children. A valuable book that deserves to be read by parents everywhere.”

ADAM ALTER

New York Times bestselling author of IRRESISTIBLE and DRUNK TANK PINK

Foundational Play Therapy Parenting Concepts

Play Therapy Fundamentals

Play Therapy Fundamentals

Below is a compilation of my best podcasts covering the most fundamental play therapy skills.All Feelings Are ValidThe Four "Pillars" of Play TherapyThe Importance of Learning to “BE” With Your KidThe “Magic” of Play TherapySay Goodbye to Power Struggles with your...

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Rules of Thumb Podcasts

Rules of Thumb Podcasts

One of the services I offer at The Kid Counselor Center is a 10-week course called Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT).  Each week of the course I cover a "rule of thumb" that is a little nugget of wisdom that gives you something to think about as you parent....

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