The Mountain Approach to Play Therapy Treatment Planning & Implementation

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

Course description

Presented by Stacy Jagger, LMFT, RPT and hosted by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS, this training is a 2 hour webinar introducing the Mountain Approach, an integrative family systems treatment planning approach to play therapy that blends attachment theory and relational neurobiology with directive play therapy interventions, including sand tray, communication games and expressive arts techniques. Making use of both directed play activities and unstructured, nature-based play, the child and family “climb the mountain” together. This allows the family to set their own goals for the therapeutic process in a collaborative way, practicing new skills, with the therapist as their guide.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop an attachment based play therapy treatment plan based on The Mountain Approach.
  2. Describe at least five behavioral / emotional effects of trauma.
  3. Utilize sand tray play therapy both directive and non-directive techniques with a narrative approach for trauma recovery.
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.