Sometimes when the play therapy door closes you think “what exactly just happened there”?
You know those sessions - maybe you weren’t quite sure what themes were coming up for a child and if it was play therapy or “just playing” (get more support on that HERE!). Maybe you spent the entire session listening to the middle school gossip and struggled to balance maintaining rapport and shifting it back to their goals. Other times it might look like glares, loooong periods of silence, and “I don’t know” seems to be the response to every question.
If you struggle with documentation of progress for these types of sessions - don’t worry, I got you!
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When you are documenting progress on your progress notes it is important to be specific and clear about what the barriers were during the session that led to lack of progress and some bigger context about what might be at the root.
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I'm Ann Meehan, an LPCC,