Overview: Join us for this informative, fun presentation which focuses on the responsible integration of digital tools in play therapy, the importance of speaking the client’s language, and honoring the client’s culture – with plenty of fun and experiential exercises sprinkled throughout! Digital Play TherapyTM is not about jumping on some trendy bandwagon; it is… Continue reading Digital Play Therapy
This two-day certificate will engage participants in a journey of self-reflection investigating how their play therapy practice supports gender inquiry and curiosity for children youth and families. Participants will engage in a bias survey, hear from a trans adult about their service experiences, review their forms and spaces from the lens of inclusion and engage… Continue reading Playing with Gender in the Play Therapy Space – November 13-14 2021
Overview: This one-day course will teach Play Therapy practitioners how to provide Play Therapy in various settings, including schools, homes, and other locations outside the traditional office space. Considerations such as coordinating with professionals in different settings, ethical issues, adapting Play Therapy techniques to different settings, how to select toys and prepare your own mobile… Continue reading Mobile Play Therapy: Techniques for Providing Play Therapy in Alternative Settings October 23 2021
A two-day course introduction into understanding the importance of diversity and equity within clinical practice with children and adults in play therapy.
Non-Directive Play Therapy is the most prominent model of play therapy. Child-centered play therapy was developed by Virginia Axline based on the principles Client-Centered Therapy by Carl Rogers. Its premise is that if a therapist creates a safe therapeutic environment a child will initiate the therapeutic work they need to do to resolve presenting issues.… Continue reading Non-Directive Play Therapy RETIRED BUT MAY OCCUR AGAIN IN 2020
Filial Therapy Filial therapy is an educative treatment approach where principles of non-directive play therapy are taught to and practiced by, the parents. The parents first learn and practice non-directive play therapy through the use of role-playing and videos. They are given homework assignments to practice play therapy with their children where they follow the… Continue reading Introduction to Filial Therapy -RETIRED but may be Brought back 2022