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Guide to Play Therapy With The Modern Family

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$150.00 – $199.00
Multicultural family playing on the floor together

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of play therapy with our workshop, “Guide to Play Therapy with the Modern Family,” led by experts Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S, and Holly Willard, LCSW, RPT-S. Explore innovative play therapy techniques tailored for modern families navigating challenges like divorce, abuse, trauma, and neglect. This workshop offers a creative toolbox of tips and techniques, all grounded in attachment theory, providing valuable insights into family dynamics.

Discover the profound impact of attachment styles on relationships within the family system. Dive into practical applications of play therapy that go beyond the basics, offering a fresh perspective on healing and resilience. Gain a clear understanding of how to address the unique needs of modern families and leave with a renewed spirit and approach to play therapy with families. Join us for this dynamic workshop and elevate your skills in guiding modern families through the complexities of their healing journey.

Learning Objectives

1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of attachment theory and its application within the unique dynamics of modern family systems affected by divorce, abuse, trauma, and neglect.

2. Practice 3 play therapy techniques designed to address parent-child conflict

3. Determine the developmental stages of attachment needs and behaviors to identify maladaptive responses in children and families.

4. Articulate the psychological impact and long-term effects of emotional trauma on a client’s mental health.

5. Create guided imagery exercises to foster self-esteem and self-worth for increased self and co-regulation.

6. Implement two play therapy strategies aimed at fostering resilience within modern family systems.

NASW approved

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April 19
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$150.00 – $199.00


Clair Mellenthin
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Salt Lake City, UT


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