Course Description

This online training is led by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS of Wonders Counseling Services, LLC (APT Approved Provider 12-321) and provides 2 hours of Non-Contact play therapy training and 2 NBCC CE hours. There will be a maximum of 40 participants and all participants must have their camera on and name clearly displayed the entire 2 hours, which means your image will be visible to the other participants. Participants will be required to complete the online quiz immediately upon conclusion of the webinar presentation in order to receive credit for contact hours.


This 2 hour recorded online training webinar will provide therapists an overview of the nature of directive play therapy along with theoretical foundations and specific interventions and techniques for implementation as part of a goal directed play therapy treatment plan. This course will meet via Zoom link from 11am Eastern - 1pm Eastern Time.  The link to the zoom meeting is provided within the course shell and will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to the live session. 

This training provides 0.5 hour of training on the special topic of alienation and 1.5 hours of play therapy interventions and techniques.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this training participants will be prepared to. . .

  1. Describe how directive play therapy differs from child-centered play therapy.
  2. Name 5 clinical reasons a therapist might use directive play therapy techniques.
  3. List 20 directive play therapy interventions appropriate for the process of navigating parental alienation
  4. Identify 5 appropriate directive play therapy techniques to the play therapy treatment plan in a case scenario.

Instructor Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

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. Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services is an Approved Provider with the Association for Play Therapy. (APT Approved Provider 12-331).  Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals only as listed in each course description.  Courses that do not qualify for play therapy credit are clearly listed. Jennifer Taylor has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider ACEP No. 6928.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly marked.  Jennifer Taylor is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Course curriculum

    1. Description & Learning Objectives

    2. Disclaimer

    3. Training Refund Policy

    4. Tips For Completing This Course

    5. PowerPoint: Directive Play Therapy Techniques

    6. Handout: Empathy Dolls

    7. Handout: Case Scenario for Directive Techniques

    8. Webinar: Directive Play Therapy Techniques

    9. Live Links for Videos and Extra Resources for Directive Play Therapy Techniques

    10. References

    11. Course Evaluation (Required)

    12. Quiz (Required)

About this course

  • $50.00
  • 12 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

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