20 Creative Play Therapy Interventions with Anxiety for Older Children

Approved for 1.5 APT Non-Contact Hours By Wonders Counseling (APT Approved Provider 12-321) & 1.5 NBCC Credit Hours By Jennifer Taylor | taught by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

Course description

APT credit hours available for this course are: 30 minutes theory|1 hour skills and methods

When working with older children and “tweens” the nature of our play therapy interventions naturally shifts in the direction of more directive techniques. This 1.5 hour webinar will provide inspiration and instruction on how to be creative, rooted in a cognitive behavioral play therapy approach. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the theoretical basis for using CBPT with older children with anxiety.
  2. Name 4 anxiety disorders commonly found in children ages 11-14
  3. List 20 cognitive behavioral play therapy interventions age appropriate for older children 
  4. Describe a sample case of a 12 year old female client and name interventions used to help her overcome generalized anxiety disorder
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S
Guest Speaker

Lynn Louise Wonders is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, early childhood specialist and parenting coach.

She is the founder and director of Wonders Counseling Services, LLC, an APT-Approved Provider for play therapy continuing education offering clinical services, play therapy supervision and training as well as professional mentoring for therapists developing a career in play therapy.

Lynn is certified by Jack Canfield as a coach and trainer, offering seminars, small and large workshops and mastermind programs for therapists and other helping professionals online and in person world-wide.

Lynn leads a large community of play therapists from around the world on Facebook and has assisted well over 1,000 therapists in working toward RPT status and building thriving play therapy private practices.

Lynn has partnered with Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services for the delivery and management of this course.