This is a therapeutic board game for children, ages 5-14. The game is based on the Internal Family Systems Model, the fastest growing therapy model in the field of mental health today. This would be the first therapeutic application to work with kids.
The game guides children to access their own resources for dealing with challenging issues, thoughts and feelings that arise within their family, with friends and at school. It is ideal for youngsters with anxiety, depression, ADHD, anger issues, oppositional disorders, physical disabilities, learning issues and behavior problems. Unique among therapeutic techniques, this game is experiential-- teaching calming exercises as well as mindfulness-based strategies that are effective throughout the age range. It is a game that fosters Acceptance for all Parts of the youngster and views childhood struggles in a nonpathologizing and survival-based manner.
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