Emanuela Vita

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Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6HT
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About me

Play is the child’s nature medium of self-expression – It is essential for development. In the play therapy sessions, the child has opportunity to ‘play out’ their feelings and problems.

The intervention has a significant impact on how children view themselves and their future success as students, members of the community, family members, and human beings.

Children sometimes experience difficulties and present challenging behaviours. I may contribute to their soul’s playfulness and lightness through the play. I offer play therapy for children aged 4 to 13 years old. 

Children would have access to standard play kit with all mediums is to support children who have these difficulties or emotional issues in a non-directive play therapy that allows a child to engage in free play and invites the child to explore however they need to.

For Play Therapy sessions Must to:

  • Fill out SDQ (The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire) - The SDQ is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire:
    - For 3-16 years old - Its use is commended by Ofsted
  • Referral Form for Therapeutic Play – detailing some form of a child’s misbehaviour;
    - Parent’s permission;
    - Parent Interview Form;
  • Throughout the play therapy sessions, I may be able to support them in regaining their soul’s playfulness and lightness. Therapeutic intervention plan using non-directive and Integrative Holistic Play Therapy. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Jill Carter. - Sandplay, Creative Arts & Trauma Training 
October 2022 – October 2023

Training: Diploma in Integrative Sandplay

Jill Carter. - Sandplay, Creative Arts & Trauma Training 
September 2021 – July 2022 

Training: Certificate in Integrative Sandplay

Diploma - Play Therapy | Leeds Beckett University - Leeds, LDS  
February 2020 – July 2021

  • Two written case studies, covering the work with a child for at least 1 year and showing a clear integration of theory and practice
  • Completion of an individual practical therapeutic project, designed and documented by the participant
  • Continuous evaluation of coursework contributions and ability to work with group dynamics
  • Post-training presentation
  • Evidence of a further 100 hrs supervised hours of working with children using play therapy
  • Completion an essay of about 3000 words
  • Evidence of regular play therapy supervision
  • Satisfactory attendance on the course
  • Certificate Play Therapy Skills  | Leeds Beckett University - Leeds, LDS  
    October 2018 – November 2020
  • Post Graduate Certificate of Therapeutic Play Skills with 60 ‘M’ points.
  • Self-awareness of your own development and progress
  • Knowledge of child development and psychology on a theoretical level
  • A knowledge of the ethical issues that must be considered.
  •   Graduated in Humanities | Jorge Amado University – Salvador -Ba. Brazil
    July 2001 – July 2006
  •  Comparable to British Bachelor Degree Standard.
  • Qualified Grade 1-4 teacher | Learning Institute Aziz Maron – Itabuna -Ba. Brazil

    February 1994- December 1997
  • It is considered comparable to VCE Advanced
  • Subsidiary (AS) level / Scottish Higher standard
  •  Additional Information: Qualifies the holder to teach grades 1-4 (Ensino Fundamental) in Brazil.

Member organisations

Play Therapy UK (PTUK)

Play Therapy UK is the largest organisation governing therapeutic play and play therapy in the United Kingdom. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

Play Therapy UK
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Play Therapy UK

Therapies offered


£47.00 - £50.00
Free initial in-person session

Additional information

Fees – Individual session is £50. It will be payable 72 hours in advance if the parents wish to pay per session.

The other option is to pay for all the sessions in a block (half of the amount before the start of the sessions and the other half after the child has attended five sessions). In this case, if parents decide pay in a block, the parents can have a discount paying £558. £279 before the start of the sessions and the other £279 after the child has attended the fifth session (the price of the individual session will be £ 46.50 in the pack).

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

The child to attend a block 12 sessions of 50 minutes each session. The sessions happen once a week. After the 12 sessions, parents and therapist will have a meeting review. 

12 Falcon Drive, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6HT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)

Key details

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