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Play Therapy, with children and trauma survivors

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Plastic Animal Toys on Wooden Surface

NHC CBT is terribly sorry to announce that our doors closed on 08/31/2019. Accordingly, this workshop has been canceled, guests notified and refunds will be issued.

Play Therapy: With children and trauma survivors

6 CE Hours for NH licensed: LCMHC, LICSW, LPP, LMFT, and Psychologists
Cost: $100
Presenter: Sandra L. Dodge, LCMHC

NHC CBT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6924. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHC CBT is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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About This Workshop
This course will examine the historical development of, and the current various applications of, play therapy; where the term, “play therapy” is used in the broad sense to mean any of the various therapies which mostly utilize something other than talk. These methods include, but are not limited to: play, art, music, clay, sand play, no-talk therapy, theatre, puppets, dress-up and playing outside. The course will examine why play therapy is a good choice for both children and trauma survivors, and how the clinician can include some of these elements in their own practice. This course provides a hands-on experience.

About the Presenter
Sandra L. Dodge, LCMHC, holds a B.S in Early Childhood Education and an M.S. CMHC. The professional journey she started as an Art Teacher, lead her though graduate school and a career as a mental health counselor in schools as well as practices. So far, it has culminated in her current work serving a variety of ages using play, sand, art, music and talk interventions, at her private practice in Barrington, NH.

1.Explore the history and development of play therapy
2. Discuss a variety of styles of play therapy
3. Analyze the advantages of doing play therapy with children and trauma survivors
4. Share three hands-on play therapy interventions

8:30am – Check- in Opens
9:00am – 12:00pm
Morning session: History of and current modalities of play therapy
1200pm-1:00pm lunch
Afternoon session: Hands-on experiences of play therapy and analysis of play therapy with children and trauma victims


October 18
9:00 am - 4:00 pm