Child Life Department

<p>Child Life Department</p>

At Texas Children’s Hospital, we understand a visit to the hospital can be challenging for your child and family. The Child Life Department at Texas Children's Hospital, working as part of a comprehensive health care team, strives to alleviate stress and anxiety, while promoting positive coping for patients and families during their time here.

Our team works to provide developmental, educational and therapeutic interventions to support children and families as they adjust to the hospital experience.

Support Services

Music Therapy

Here at Texas Children’s Hospital, music therapists create a safe environment for patients and families to relax, have fun, learn, grow, and express themselves through music.

Animal-Assisted Therapy

Texas Children’s Pawsitive Play Program is designed to enhance the emotional well-being of patients and families in the hospital.

Art Therapy

At Texas Children’s Hospital, our Art Therapy Program uses the expressive power of art to support the social, emotional, psychological, physical, and developmental needs of children and their families throughout hospitalization.

Kids’ Own Studio

Kids’ Own Studio is connected to the Child Life Zone and exists to enhance the patient and family experience by providing a professional studio to fulfill the production dreams of TV, Film and Music for the patients and families.

Get in Touch with Us

For more information or to contact the child life department, call 832-826-1650 or email us. In addition, many answers can be found in our frequently asked questions