GAMING APPROACHES TOWARD EDUCATION (G.A.T.E.)

Yes, We Play To Have Fun, And The Fun Is Therapeutic!


What is G.A.T.E.?



G.A.T.E. a company focused on helping the community by combining gaming and research based therapeutic approaches. We guide our youths through role play and tabletop games to build skills that are developed with their therapy group.


Our goal is to build up our youths and through them, their friends, family, and communities.



Group Therapy Services Provided:

Our game based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) groups are separated by chronological age/developmental age, diagnosis, interests, and goals.

Clinician's and their assistants will be working together to aid Youths using role-playing, collaborative and/or co-creative play.


BENEFITS OF OUR APPROACH

Builds the Youth:

  • Communication skills
  • Coping skills
  • Individual skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Emotional expression
  • Protection of others
  • Social environment awareness

Through the use of:

  • Problem solving
  • Cognitive restructuring
  • Assertion training
  • Relaxation training
  • Behavioral rehearsal


Target populations


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Blended family issues


  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Peer sibling conflicts



Clinical Foundation


Dr. Moses L. James III and Dr. Brian C. Quinones have been working together in the field since 2005. For over a decade they have aided children, adolescents, and families who are struggling with multiple forms of psychological stress by providing psycho-education in the following areas:

  • Rational Living Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Humanistic/Existential
  • Therapy
  • Rational Emotive
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

For more information or to request services, visit us at www.gaming-therapy-and-education.com.


You can also email us at contactus@gaming-therapy_and_education.com and call at 732-587-5339.



Mission Statement


We dedicate ourselves to the visualization of autonomy, justice, beneficence, and fidelity in providing meaningful help to culturally diverse populations receiving clinical services. 

It is our goal to engage and educate the individual and family in providing meaningful help in both feeling and getting better to culturally diverse populations.


Accreditations

We are an approved vendor to provide Intensive In-Community (IIC)  clinical services through the New Jersey Children’s System of Care ( CSOC) which is under the Division of Children and Families.


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