Services Provided


Counseling / Play Therapy

At The Growing Zone™, Dr. Carol Layton provides child counseling and strategic learning stratagies with an emphasis on play therapy.

Treatment specialization for children includes:

  • Play therapy for Children and Parents
  • Family Counseling
  • Parenting Support
  • School Difficulties
  • Academic strength-based strategies and tutoring
  • Adjustment Problems
  • Focus and Attention Problems
  • Social Skills Coaching

Dr. Layton works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for adjustment and learning difficulties to parenting support and beyond.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, she offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are striving to achieve.



Education and Training

The Growing Zone™
also provides quality education and training for counselors and play therapists.  We are an approved continuing education provider for Licensed Professional Counselors in the state of Texas, and an approved provider for LPC's pursuing Play Therapy credentials through the Association for Play Therapy.

Workshops are small and interactive, are offered on a rotating basis of topics, take place in Lubbock, and are typically scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings.  New topics will be added each fall and spring. 
Each workshop typically offers 10 CEU credits.  As an introductory rate, the cost of each workshop (with the exception of StoryPlay®) is $200.00, due at registration.  Please call for additional information.

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