Do you wish to learn the basics of Play Therapy?

This introductory course provides an overview of the clinical skills required to engage in child centred play therapy with clients. Further workshops provide intensive education and opportunities to put theory into practice. Conducted through completion of an online workbook and attendance at a one day practical intensive workshop, this workshop is ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about child centred play therapy.

The following topics are covered in the first workshop:

  • History and benefits of play- the meaning of play for children
  • Theory of play therapy
  • Key concepts of child centred play therapy
  • Characteristics of the play therapist
  • The play room and materials
  • Beginning therapy: The importance of the relationship with the child
  • Basic skills introduction: Characteristics of facilitative responses and therapeutic limit setting

Those working in a clinical capacity with children would benefit from attending this training.