Occupational therapy for children and adolescents is rehabilitation of the mental, physical and the social performance. The goal is that the child/adolescent will be able to increase his/her skills and function as pervasively as possible when playing, going to school and doing school work as well as when taking care of oneself.
Newborn Behavioral Observation (NBO)
NBO, which stands for Newborn Behavioral Observation, is a family-centered, interactive and connection-building tool. The goal of NBO is to enhance the interaction between the parent and the baby as well as support the collaboration of the parents and the observer.
Family therapy is a form of therapy where one or several members of a family work with the therapist.
The aim of family therapy is to build a mutual understanding of the interaction within the family in a way which improves the wellbeing of the whole family unit.
One of my services, Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a goal-directed intervention, where an animal (that fits a certain criteria) is an essential part of the treatment process. Animal-Assisted Therapy can be provided by a social and health care professional who has specialized in this field of therapy.
Theraplay is a form of treatment where the focus is in the interaction between the child and the parent. Other focus areas of Theraplay include: caring for the maternal bond, strengthening the child’s healthy self-esteem and building social skills.