Bridging and Blending Non-Directive & Directive Play Therapy

Approved for 4 APT Non-Contact Hours By Wonders Counseling (APT Approved Provider 12-321) & 4 NBCC Credit Hours By Jennifer Taylor | taught by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

Course description

This 4 hour webinar presents a deeper look at the theory and research that supports both non-directive and directive play therapy approaches in helping children heal and grow providing framework and methodology for how to implement both approaches.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the theoretical basis, tenets and history of child centered play therapy (CCPT) and the benefits according to the research literature..
  2. Describe the theoretical basis and use of cognitive behavioral play therapy (CBPT) and behavioral interventions supported by research.
  3. Explain the rationale and prescriptive timing within treatment for utilizing pure CCPT and when to introduce directive interventions.
  4. Describe how and when to blend and bridge directive and non-directive play therapy within sessions.
  5. List 10 directive play therapy interventions and how to implement on the foundation of the tenets of CCPT.
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.