Parents sometimes wonder if it makes a difference for their child to receive specialized child counselling, and to that, I say, yes! Children ages 4-12 are generally well suited for play-based counselling approaches due to their developmental tendencies to process problems and tricky situations through play. Have you had success in holding a 30-minute conversation with a 6-year-old? Neither have I. Play-based counselling is fun and engaging, while also allowing me to understand their world and work through problems in ways that suit their developmental needs.
Here's a comical video that demonstrates the importance of play-based counselling: