This is a work sheet I designed for when I have a first therapy session with a child. It allows for me build rapport, get to know the basics, and to explore a couple in-depth items, such as fears and worries. Hope you enjoy and find this useful!
Moving on - understanding yourself & your past, then beginning to develop a new future you (Goals). Trace your hands and fill them with images that represent your past (left hand) and what your future hopes are (right hand.) Art therapy, talking therapy or journaling project.
Emotions in Our Bodies Activity: This interventions works best with clients who are experiencing somatic symptoms due to intense emotions that they are denying or holding in (ex.a boy who says his father’s death doesnt bother him who gets stomach aches). Make sure you have established a relationship with the client and you feel this activity is clinically indicated before attempting.