Utilizing Story Methods in Play Therapy: An Integrative Approach
This training focuses on learning about and integrating story methods into play therapy when working with autistic and neurodivergent children.
Bridgerton Discussion Group
Through readings/tv viewing and lively discussion, we will respectfully explore the issue of sexual mores, healthy boundaries, consent, innocence and trauma within the context of healthy connection and education for parents and teen clients.
Understanding Ableism and Neurodiversity in Play Therapy
This recorded webinar explores the concepts of ableism and neurodiversity within a play therapy framework.
Play Therapy with LGBTQ+ Children & Teens
Come join us for a 5.5 hour webinar for APT contact hours to discuss the attributes & complexities of treating LGBT+ clients in the play therapy. From a developmental & play lens, you will learn how sexuality and gender may present in the playroom.
Three Book Bundle for Dr. Courtney
Books & Board Games in Play Therapy & Counseling
This 3 hour webinar will explore the integration, history and theory of play therapy and bibliotherapy and ways of incorporating books and board games with client’s treatment goals and presenting problems.
Playrooms in Motion: Movement Interventions in Play Therapy
This webinar explores movement-based play therapy interventions. Various interventions will be explained and demonstrated with discussion of targeted treatment issues/goals and alignment with play therapy theory and/or approaches.
Superheroes and Pop Culture Bundle
2 Courses to Get You Up to Superhero Speed
Nature Play Therapy Series
Learn how to integrate and implement Nature Play Therapy interventions rooted in a variety of theoretical orientations supporting the use of play as an effective agent of change, growth and healing.
A Year of Play Therapy Training
15 Courses Curated For Excellence in Play Therapy Practice
Enriching Our Work in Play Therapy: Can Fairy Tales Really Inspire Us in a Time Like This?
Through this workshop we will begin to explore the nature of archetype, symbol and meaning in Fairy Tales through clinician experience and working through specific tales.
Storytelling with Superheroes in Play Therapy
All of our clients have their own superhero inside of them! Our goal as mental health clinicians is to help them unlock their inner strengths! Overcoming depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma is what superheroes do!
Using Pop Culture in Play Therapy & Counseling
Using mainstream media as the metaphor, we will explore the psychology behind superheroes, analyze the latest research and will discuss how to use these metaphors in the counseling setting and in play therapy.
Mapping the Heroine’s Journey for Girls in Sandplay : Mindfully Engaging Our Clients in Play Therapy Using Sand and Storytelling Approaches
Building on the foundation of Dr. Roz's book, A Therapist's Guide to Mapping the Girl Heroine's Journey in Sandplay, we will explore the Sandplay Journey Map.
AutPlay Therapy Interventions: Social Skills, Emotional Regulation, and Connection
This webinar will focus on several AutPlay Therapy interventions that can be implemented in person or via telehealth. The interventions will focus on improving social skills, emotional regulation abilities & connection and engagement skills.
Lego-Based Play Therapy Techniques
In this workshop, participants will learn about Lego-based Therapy developed by Dr. Daniel LeGoff & the Thera-build Model by Alyson Thomsen. Participants will gain a new perspective on how to implement Lego-based play therapy in play therapy sessions
FirstPlay Kinesthetic Storytelling®: Three-Level Training Series - An Attachment Based Play Therapy Model .......... (50 Hrs Training: 35 Non-Contact + 15 Live Consultation)
Save $300: All 3 Levels Provides Certification (Attachment-Based Model)
FirstPlay Developmental Kinesthetic Storytelling® Level 1: Foundations
Modules 1-6: FirstPlay® Overview, FirstPlay® Therapy Foundations, Touch, FirstPlay® & Ethics, Parent & Child Touch & Attachment Assessment & Child Drawing Assessment Interventions, Calm, Relax & Connect, Getting Started Activities
FirstPlay Kinesthetic Storytelling® Level 2: Ready-Made Stories
Modules 7- 9 FirstPlay Kinesthetic Storytelling®: Basic Building Blocks of Children’s Stories, Organizing & Preparing for Parent-Child, Ready Made FirstPlay® Kinesthetic Stories
FirstPlay Kinesthetic Storytelling® Level 3: Creating Therapuetic Stories From Scratch
Level III we build on what we have learned from Level I and II. Level III fouses on modules 10- 14.
Autism and Trauma: AutPlay® Therapy and Beyond
This training will explore the unique manifestations of trauma in children with autism spectrum disorder. How to use AutPlay Therapy to address trauma issues & how to integrate & adapt other evidence-based trauma approaches for children with autism
Play Therapy Theories are So Playful: An Engaging Look at Play Therapy Theories
This is a self-paced online/home study training that focuses on the Association for Play Therapy’s ten seminal and historically significant play therapy theories.
Tele-health Friendly Play Therapy Training Bundle
3 Courses You Can Immediately Apply to Video-Based Play Sessions
Family Play Therapy: Approaches and Interventions
This training focuses on the process and implementation of conducting play therapy with families. Therapists will gain information on how to work with families utilizing play therapy interventions and processes from a general perspective.
Using Sandtrays with Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This training explores how to use traditional Sandtray Therapy methodology and unconventional methods to help children with ASD develop skills in relation to connection and engagement, regulation and sensory processing, and social skills.
Autism in Play Therapy
3 Courses, Including the AutPlay Certification, Transform your Practice
AutPlay Certification Training
Complete your AutPlay Training by attending this online format.
The Autism Friendly Play Therapist
This training focuses on helping play therapists and other mental health professionals understand what autism is and how to interact with those on the autism spectrum.
Autism Friendly Training
This 4 hour training allows attendees to understand what autism is and how to interact with, serve, and work with those on the autism spectrum. ** No APT credit available.**
Play Therapy with Specific Diagnoses
8 Courses Conceptualize Play Therapy Treatment Within the DSM
Play Therapy with Separation Anxiety
This 2 hour webinar will provide an overview of the nature of separation anxiety and how to address it in play therapy.
A Prescriptive Play Therapy Approach with Generalized Anxiety Disorder
This 4 hour webinar will provide a theoretical overview of three approaches to play therapy, training on how to discern which theoretical approach is most appropriate and what interventions are best depending on the context and severity of symptoms.
Play Therapy with Anxiety Disorders
This 2 hour recorded online training webinar provides training regarding anxiety disorders in children along with an overview in 3 seminal theories.
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy With OCD
This 4 hour webinar will provide training in theory and application of cognitive behavioral play therapy with children and adolescents diagnosed with OCD.
Treating Trichotillomania with Play Therapy
This advanced course gives you practical ways to incorporate cognitive behavioral approaches with play therapy interventions to treat this unique diagnosis.
Treating Adolescents with Trichotillomania using Prescriptive Play Therapy
This 4 hour webinar will provide extensive training based in research and theory that supports a multi-faceted approach to using play-based techniques for the effective treatment of trichotillomania.
Play Therapy With ADHD
This 2 hour workshop provides training on the medical/traditional AND the alternative perspectives on the diagnosis of ADHD for children as well as specific play therapy interventions.
Play Therapy Skills and Interventions
8 Courses Focused On Effectively Applying Play Therapy Interventions
Creative & Expressive Play Therapy Interventions for Children Ages 4 – 11
This 4 hour webinar will provide theoretical basis for using creative and expressive play therapy interventions along with training on how to implement specific interventions based upon a prescriptive play therapy approach.
Creative & Affordable Play Therapy Interventions & Items
Come and learn how and why to recycle everyday items into useful, fun items and games to utilize in the play therapy room! You'll receive 20 innovative and affordable play therapy interventions in this 1.5 hour training!
Bibliotherapy: The Magic of Books In Play Therapy
In this 2-hour webinar we will look at the best ways to utilize children’s literature in the play room to assist in helping children in their process of healing and growth.
Play Therapy With Items From Nature
There are myriad ways and benefits of bring a little of Nature into the play therapy room. This one hour webinar will explore numerous creative play therapy interventions borrowing from the items we can find in the great outdoors.
Using Board Games in Play Therapy
This training focuses on using board games (traditional, therapeutic, therapist created, and tablet games) in play therapy. Typical uses, special considerations, and skill gains related to using board games in play therapy will be covered.
Digital Play Techniques in Online Play Therapy
This 2 hour webinar will provide training on ways to be creative and playful through digital and online interventions and techniques that will promote connection while fulfilling objectives of treating a variety of presenting issues.
Directive Play Therapy Techniques
This 2 hour recorded training webinar will provide therapists an overview of the nature of directive play therapy as well as theoretical foundations & specific interventions & techniques for implementation as part of a treatment plan.
20 Creative Play Therapy Interventions with Anxiety for Older Children
This 1.5 hour webinar will provide inspiration and instruction on how to be creative, rooted in a cognitive behavioral play therapy approach.
Mindfulness Techniques & Play Therapy With Children
During this training, participants will have an opportunity to learn about the practice and philosophy of mindfulness and how it relates to play therapy with child clients.
Using Play Therapy with Adult Clients
This training introduces participants to using play therapy with adult clients. Identified benefits of using play therapy with adults will be presented.
A Look at a Book: Integrating Play Therapy and Bibliotherapy
This training covers the integration of play therapy and bibliotherapy. Considerations for incorporating bibliotherapy and play therapy are presented along with therapeutic play therapy goals with bibliotherapy.