Monthly Archives: July 2015

Building a Framework for China’s Therapists

July 18th, 2015 (No Comments)

I had the opportunity to represent Olivia’s Place at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2015 in Singapore. The WCPT serves as an international voice of physical therapy and seeks to move the physical therapy profession forward around the globe. It was thrilling to engage with therapists at the Congress from all over […]

Important Things to Know about Feeding Therapy

July 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Many families know to consult with a speech pathologist if their child is delayed with their articulation or language skills, but they do not know who to turn to if their child has trouble tolerating certain food textures. As a result, some of these symptoms remain untreated and turn into a more serious issue. According […]

Why Play Therapy? An Overview of this Child-centered Approach

July 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

What Is Play Therapy? The Association for Play Therapy (APT) defines play therapy as “the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” This means that play therapy […]

How Do We Support Welfare Centers in China?

July 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

There is ample opportunity for therapists working in China to engage in volunteer work. It is a very rewarding experience and sometimes even the main reason why therapists decide to make the move to the Middle Kingdom. Since starting to work for Olivia’s place I have visited several welfare centers that all had a great […]