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PHS Play Therapy Helps Medically Complex Pediatric Patients

At Pediatric Home Service (PHS), we often see medically complex patients and the caregivers who support them focusing the majority of their attention on meeting physical health care needs while overlooking emotional health—understandable, given the physical hurdles and challenges these individuals are consistently facing. But when mental health counseling is included in the conversation, another piece of the puzzle helps us to assemble a more holistic care plan.

PHS Clinical Social Worker Monica Oberg, MSW, LICSW, recently wrote an article in Minnesota Physician about the benefits of play therapy – one type of mental health services offered at PHS – for children with medical complexities and their siblings. Read the full article here.