PMR is very powerful as it gives kids control over their body. Most kids get lost in the power of their emotional responses. They don't know how to release it from their body or how to return to a calm state. PMR gives kids a very concrete skill to relax and calm their body.
Emotions in Our Bodies Activity: Emotions in Our Bodies Activity: This interventions works best with clients who are experiencing somatic symptoms due to intense emotions that they are denying or holding in (ex.a boy who says his father’s death doesnt bother him who gets stomach aches). Make sure you have established a relationship with the client and you feel this activity is clinically indicated before attempting.