Therapeutic Play Practitioner (PTUK Member)

Lauren is a Therapeutic Play Practitioner, and a trainee Play Therapist, working privately and within schools through her business Feel Free Play Therapy. Lauren has great practical experience with children from her previous work as a teacher and with youth groups.

A background in developmental psychology from her degree and research at the Institute of Education also gives Lauren a theoretical understanding of the neuroscience behind the power of play. Lauren is passionate about equipping children with resilience, confidence and self-awareness to cope with the challenges they face.

Through sand play, artwork, role play, music, puppets and therapeutic stories to name a few, children play out their feelings and issues within a strong therapeutic relationship built on acceptance and a belief in their potential.

Lauren has achieved:

  • BSc in Psychology including a research year at the Institute of Education
  • PGCE with Early Years Specialism
  • Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate of Therapeutic Play Skills

Lauren undertakes regular supervision and professional development in line with the Play Therapy UK ethical framework, holds a current DBS and is an Individual Member of PTUK.  Lauren practices from the Sunrise Wellbeing Therapy Centre where she provides 1:1 Therapeutic Play sessions to children across the Primary age range.

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  • Children (from Age 4 -11)

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