Carol is now a director of Out of the Woods Play and Creative Arts Therapy CIC . Please visit their website for more information.


Blue Whale Play Therapy provides individual and group play therapy sessions for children aged 4-11 years old. Carol covers South East and North Cornwall including Liskeard, Bodmin, Launceston, Callington, Wadebridge and Camelford.


She is also an Autplay Practitioner, providing an integrative play therapy based intervention for children with ASD and developmental disorders.  

Carol is a Certified Sand Story Skills Practitioner and offers training to those who work with children so that they can work with Sand Tray safely.

Play therapy can help alleviate children's emotional difficulties such as anxiety, anger, trauma , bereavement and loss and attachment issues.

Play therapy provides children with;


  • the time and space to explore and make sense of whatever they might be dealing with in their lives, and to build an inner resilience that can help them to cope.

  • Play therapy supports the idea that children have an innate ability to self heal given the right conditions.

  • Play therapy gives children a voice and validates their feelings.


Play helps children to;

  • develop physical skills

  • find out what is 'me' and 'not me'

  • understand relationships

  • experience and identify emotions

  • practice roles

  • explore situations

  • learn, relax and have fun

  • act out troublesome issues

  • achieve mastery