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Why Play Therapy?

Therapists at Metis Counseling attended a training session this fall at the Kansas City Play Therapy Institute, about utilizing play therapy throughout the lifespan, which was presented by Denise Filley. Often people have either not heard of play therapy or don’t really know how it works. Therapists strategically utilize play therapy to help children express what is troubling them when verbal language to express their thoughts and feelings fails (Gil, 1991).

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Metis Counseling Announces Open House

Metis Counseling opens doors to the public for a Grand Opening on September 30.

The owners of Metis Counseling, an outpatient counseling practice providing services to Northland children, adolescents, adults, and families, invite area professionals to attend an Open House in recognition of the opening of their private practice on Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 4:30 PM to 7 PM.

The Open House will provide guests the opportunity to meet the counselors, have light refreshments, and see the environment in which they would be referring clients.

“We are excited to share this new space with our existing clients and potential clients with whom we will be working with” said owners and counselors Melissa Wright and Nicole Rich. “We hope visitors to the Open House will get a feel for the atmosphere and feel warm and comfortable within our office and we look forward to having the opportunity to introduce ourselves to you so we together, can work to improve the lives of others.”

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Metis Counseling to Attend Platte County Community Center South’s Block Party

FREE Block Party

Stop by and visit the Metis Counseling station this Saturday, August 28th from 6-9pm at the Platte County Community Center South’s FREE Block Party. Meet our counselors and have the kids participate in a creative take home activity. There will also be live music/entertainment, food, inflatables, games, lots of giveaways from local businesses and yes, everything is free! It will be held in front of the Platte County South YMCA at 8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152.