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Master teacher & award-winning author, Clair Mellenthin, LCSW & RPT-S is now offering online classes to help YOU - help the kids in your life - whether you are a parent or a practitioner. For a limited time you can receive 20% off select pre-recorded CEU webinars! Purchase between now and Sunday, January 3, 2021.
This is a 1 hour CEU pre-recorded class that shares the basics about how to invite parents into the play therapy setting! This class includes interventions you can use immediately in your practice and instant access to your certification upon completion.
Through this 2 part webinar series, play therapists will learn about the challenges that attachment disruptions can cause in childhood, as well as how to create healing, hope, and felt security with their child and adolescent clients and families.
Upcoming Live Class!
Through the lens of attachment theory, participants will gain a new understanding of how children and families interact and bond to one another in healthy vs maladaptive ways. We will be exploring how trauma, abuse, and neglect impact the bonds of attachment within the family system and how the power of Attachment Centered Play Therapy can help to heal these wounds.
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