50 Play Therapy Techniques, Toys and Certification Opportunities50 Play Therapy Techniques, Toys and Certification Opportunities

Play therapy is a type of therapy that, as the name suggests, involves playing. It has been around for a long time, even in an academic context.Recently, play therapy has been refined and targeted to a variety of different disorders, from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Play therapy has also been used in normal functioning children and adults to great effect.Read on to learn what play therapy is and some of its benefits, as well as how to

Dana Kreuzberg

September 26


  • Shangri-La Diet

    September 26

    Shangri-La DietBackgroundPsychology professor, Seth Roberts promises freedom from hunger, cravings and food obsession on his Shangri-La Diet. Roberts claims his diet is “almost as easy as taking a pill, and a hundred times safer and less expensive.”The underlying theory behind the diet is that the body has a ‘set point’ which is the weight that it naturally endeavors to maintain. The basis of Roberts’ approach is that the ‘set point’ can be reduced to a lower weight by consuming smallDana Kreuzberg

    Shangri-La Diet
  • What You Should Know About the Shangri-La Diet

    September 26

    One of the most bizarre diets to become popular in recent years, the Shangri-La Diet was the brainchild of psychology professor Seth Roberts. According to Roberts, the diet was so named to conjure up images of the fictional Himalayan community because, just as Shangri-La is associated with peace and tranquility, Roberts said, “This diet puts people at peace with food." The name is pretty whimsical, and the diet is plenty eccentric too. It only has one rule: Take 1-3 tablespoons of extra lightDana Kreuzberg

    What You Should Know About the Shangri-La Diet
  • The 4,000 Year History of Horoscopes: How Astrology Has Been Shaped Throughout the the Millennia

    September 26

    Every time ancient Greece is mentioned, most people automatically think of democracy, the Olympic Games, mythology, philosophy, technology and various sciences such as mathematics and astronomy. It seems that very few are aware that the ancient Greeks were also superstitious, despite their logical thinking. This perhaps explains why it was the Greeks who shaped the system of astrology into its modern day form, even though the first organized system of astrology arose during the 2nd millenniumDana Kreuzberg

    The 4,000 Year History of Horoscopes: How Astrology Has Been Shaped Throughout the the Millennia
  • American Therapeutic Recreation Association

    September 26

    What is Recreational Therapy?Recreational therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being. Further, "Recreational Therapy” means a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence inDana Kreuzberg

    American Therapeutic Recreation Association
  • What is Ashtanga Yoga?

    September 26

    The following article could be considered controversial and may not appeal to everyone … but I think it is important to call things by their name.Some people think that Ashtanga Yoga is a modern, athletic style of yoga that links postures with breathing. This would be a misunderstanding …From one of the main websites of this tradition, the following is the definition given for *Ashtanga Yoga:“Ashtanga Yoga is a system of yoga transmitted to the modern world by Sri K. Pattabi Jois (1915-2009)Dana Kreuzberg

    What is Ashtanga Yoga?
  • Let’s Go to Prison: Nutraloaf, aka Prison Loaf

    September 26

    I know a handful of people who have been incarcerated at some point. These people made some bad decisions and paid the price…with the iron fist of the law.Now, you may imagine that I live the criminal gangster lifestyle, but those widely circulated rumors are false. I’ve only ever gotten pulled over for speeding once, but the police officer let me go, probably because I shit my pants and he could smell it. Fear smells like spontaneous diarrhea. I only started crying when he drove away. I criedDana Kreuzberg

    Let’s Go to Prison: Nutraloaf, aka Prison Loaf