SERVICES

Play Therapy

Ages 2-10 for issues related to:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Trauma
  • Anger and mood
  • Family separation or divorce
  • Foster care and adoption
  • Life transitions; military deployments
  • Social skills
  • Autism
  • School issues and bullying
  • Grief and loss
  • Parent support and education; behavioral counseling
  • Family Therapy

For more information on these topics see: https://www.a4pt.org/page/SocialEmotionalBehav

Play therapy is an evidenced based model of child therapy. The Association for Play Therapy defines play therapy as a powerful tool to address the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional challenges in childhood. Licensed professionals use play therapeutically to help clients better process their experiences and develop more effective strategies for managing their worlds. For additional information regarding play therapy and its benefits, please see https://www.a4pt.org/page/PTMakesADifference  

Social and Emotional Development Screenings

For ages 2-6

Parents who are interested to learn more about their child’s social and emotional growth may like to participate in this educational screening program. Eligible children are between the ages of 2-6. The screening focuses on social and emotional development by helping parents to identify response patterns that support healthy development or indicate future social and emotional difficulties. Parents will receive an initial screening, recommendations based on that screening and a subsequent post screening.

EMDR

 

  • Anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias
  • Depression
  • PTSD and other trauma related stress issues
  • Children, teens, and adults

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorder. It is widely recognized as an effective treatment by the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs/Dept. of Defense, World Health Organization and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  EMDR therapy can be completed in fewer sessions than other psychotherapies and can be used with children and adults.  (EMDR International Association). Play therapy and EMDR are often combined when working with children.

Adolescent Therapy

 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral problems
  • Stress
  • Relationship challenges
  • School-related stress
  • Foster care
  • Family changes; divorce
  • Trauma
  • Low self-esteem
  • Family therapy

Adolescents are at a unique point in development and often are juggling a lot of demands with school, family, and friends. The changes teens are going through in adolescence are complex but also necessary for optimal growth and development. Making them vulnerable to the challenges they may encounter during this phase of their development. Therapy that understands their developmental needs along with their specific circumstances can help them address, handle and overcome their struggles. If you are concerned your teen has not been acting like themselves and may have experienced some of the above, then you are in the right place.

Lindsay Bottoms, NCC, LPC, RPT

Southeast Georgia Counseling & Play Therapy, LLC

Lindsay Bottoms, LPC, RPT

CONTACT INFORMATION

Southeast Georgia Counseling & Play Therapy, LLC

140 Lakes Blvd. Suite 200
Kingsland, GA 31548

(912) 510-6250 Phone

(912) 510-6960 Fax
lindsaybottomslpc@gmail.com
www.lindsaybottomslpc.com