Hello Beautiful You!

Welcome to Sage Affect!

Are you a devoted parent/caregiver looking for solutions on how you and/or your child can heal the broken aspects of self and discover your soul’s unique worth?  If so, you’ve found the right place!  We provide Play Therapy to children under the age of seven (Early Childhood) who live with a variety of cognitive, social, physical, emotional, behavioural, medical and neurobiological conditions.

Come experience the “Sage Affect” where the magic of therapeutic play & creative expression in a supportive environment will help you gain access to the intuitive wisdom of your inner healer.

can you or your child relate to any of the following?

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I'm scared

I feel threatened and/or I’m saddened by the loss of something that is of personal value to me. I don’t know how to feel safe and happy again.

I'm overwhelmed

I feel helpless and overwhelmed by my intense thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I don’t know how to express my emotions and feel in control again.

I Don't Matter

I feel alone and overlooked.  Nobody really loves or cares about me.  Even though I try to please others, I get the feeling that I will never be good enough.

If you can relate to even 1 of the above, chances are you will greatly benefit from therapeutic play and creative expression at Sage Affect to heal the broken aspects of self and discover your unique worth.

5 ways Sage Affect will support you to make the magic happen

a message from the founder

Laurinda Jones
Laurinda JonesTrauma Informed Creative Play Therapist

Skilled at creating a calm, protective space where parents/caregivers and their children are supported through play and creative expression to consult the intuitive wisdom of their inner sage, so they can heal the scattered aspects of self and discover their soul’s unique worth. 

Hi, I’m Laurinda, a trauma informed creative play therapist and founder of Sage Affect.  I am honoured to have you visit here with me today!

If you are anything like me, you will agree that life does not always have to be so serious. There is enough doom and gloom in the world … therapy does not have to be the same!

As someone who experienced childhood trauma myself, I have always tried to escape my dark shadows by focusing on the beautiful and joyful aspects of life.

That is why I now love using creative play in my therapeutic work with parents/guardians and children so they too can enjoy the beauty of life (even though some shadows may be lurking nearby).

Therapeutic play and creative forms of expression (painting, clay, music or dancing, etc.) are said to be one of the best healing methods for children or adults who have experienced trauma because they often struggle to access their feelings at a verbal level.

Unfortunately, therapy that is restricted to a verbal expression only, often cause a barrier to growth and healing. Because of this, I promise to always bring an element of play & wonder to my therapeutic work at Sage Affect.

It will be my pleasure to work with you and your child using a combination of different holistic therapeutic techniques to bring healing to the Whole You:

BodyMind, and Spirit.

More About Me

MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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Therapeutic Play

Expert, 15+years

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Art Therapy

Expert, 5+years

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Psychotherapy

Expert, 10+years

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Early Childhood Teaching

Expert, 30+years

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ARE YOU READY TO INVEST IN YOURSELF?

There’s simply no reason to wait. You and your child have the ability to access the intuitive wisdom of your inner healer, you just need a little guidance in a safe environment to succeed. Take the leap and book your first Sage Affect therapy session with Laurinda.  Just imagine how liberating it will be to confidently express your worth as a unique soul.

I am undecided

The ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ have more information about session specifics, fees and rebates. You can also sign up to my blog for FREE TIPS & ADVICE.

FAQ
Yes! Book me in

Yes, I want to experience this gentle and holistic approach to therapy and I am ready to schedule my first in-person or online session with Laurinda.

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I have a question

I have unanswered questions and/or a specific request about individual therapy, workshops or private functions and would like to chat to Laurinda.

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