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A family worker used a sand tray and play therapy to help Timmy express and manage his strong feelings.

Together they came up with a saying he could relate to:

“When I’m mad and want to roar, I take a big breath and count to four.”

Timmy thrived on the positive encouragement provided by the family worker, and life at school improved. He made a friend and his attendance hours increased. Timmy is very interested in volcanoes – a metaphor for his anger – and he was able to share this in ‘Show and Tell’ with his peers.

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