A Neurobiological Approach to Play Therapy

**This course is not available for APT/NBCC credit and is for informational use only.** | taught by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

Course description

Presented by Alyssa Caldbeck, LISW, RPT and hosted by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS, this training is a 2 hour webinar and an advanced play therapy training for experienced play therapists. The information presented will examine the neurobiology framework of the Polyvagal theory and application in play therapy. 

Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will understand play therapy approaches in conjunction with knowledge of neurobiology.

  2. Participants will increase their capacity to use play therapy to support regulation.

  3. Participants will learn to engage and exercise the social engagement system using play therapy to help improve a child’s ability to successfully navigate vagus nervous systems.



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.