Child Parent Relationship Therapy Workshop

Play Therapy Training Australia are thrilled to announce the launch of our Child- Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) Training for Practitioners interested in adding this skill set to their practice.

This three day workshop will aim to upskill practicing Child Centred Play Therapy practitioners by extend their knowledge of CCPT to educating and supporting parents and carers in the principles of CCPT to enhance parent/ carer and child attachment through play.

The workshop will aim to cover the following content:

  • Revision of the theory and methodology of Child Centred Play Therapy
  • Revision of theory and application of attachment theory to therapeutic contexts
  • Literature review of history of the origins of Filial Therapy
  • Key Objectives of CPRT including the neuroscience behind the approach
  • Key concepts and components of delivering CPRT
  • Overview, demonstration and practice of each of the 10 session model of CPRT
  • Extensions of Filial- including considerations for other client populations
  • Follow up Clinical Supervision support (one session) for workshop graduates

 Each workshop will offer an experiential experience of learning through presentations, demonstrations and interactive role plays through face to face learning.

Trainer Qualifications:

Kylie Ellison has been working in the human services industry for the last 20 years, and is registered as a qualified Counsellor and Play Therapist- Supervisor with PTPA. Kylie has been working specifically with children and families for the last 8 years as a Child Centred Play Therapist and is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience in this way of connecting with families.

Integrity of practice is essential to the delivery of quality training, therefore it is advised that Kylie Ellison holds the following qualifications to deliver clinical training:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)- UQ
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology- Bond University
  • Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy- ACAP
  • Advanced Clinical Training in Play Therapy- Play Therapy Australia
  • Rise Up Individual and Clinical Supervisor training- ACA Accredited
  • Registered Counsellor- Australian Counselling Association (Level Two)
  • Registered Clinical Supervisor- ACA College of Supervisors
  • Registered Play Therapist Supervisor- Play Therapy Practitioners Association

To take advantage of our special introductory price please click on the green ‘Enrol now’ button under the location you wish to attend, we look forward to connecting with you soon!