An Examination of Child-Centered Play Therapy & Synergetic Play Therapy (Author’s Original Manuscript)

An Examination of Child-Centered Play Therapy & Synergetic Play Therapy by Bethany J. Townsend, Ph.D., Lindsay Ishman, Lisa Dion & Kara L. Carnes-Holt Note: This is an Author’s Original Manuscript of an [...]

When Touch Arises in the Playroom

"WHAT DID I DO?" - AN EXPLORATION OF THE INNER EXPERIENCES OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOTHERAPISTS WHEN TOUCH ARISES IN THE PLAYROOM By Sonya Joyce An incredible dissertation to read - “What [...]

2021-09-24T16:41:09-06:00January 29th, 2021|Supporting Therapists in the Playroom, Therapists|0 Comments

Growth Requires Friction

GROWTH REQUIRES FRICTION In this article published in the Science of Psychotherapy magazine, Lisa talks about how growth requires friction. It requires tension points and challenge. It requires moving out of our [...]

2021-12-20T12:29:16-07:00January 9th, 2021|Therapist Growth/Transformation, Therapists|0 Comments

The Story of Tim – How a Therapist’s Own Experience of Shame and Confusion Helped a Boy Recover from Family Violence

The Story of Tim – How a Therapist's Own Experience of Shame and Confusion Helped a Boy Recover from Family Violence This article was written by Daniel Howell, Senior Child and Family [...]

2021-12-03T14:53:27-07:00June 15th, 2020|SPT In Action, Therapists|0 Comments

Overcoming Fatigue in Teletherapy 

Overcoming Fatigue in Teletherapy  By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S From learning how to connect with a child through a computer screen, engaging parents in new ways, and incorporating more directive play than [...]

2021-12-03T14:54:44-07:00May 3rd, 2020|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

Finding Your Way Through the Chaos: An Educator’s Guide to Navigating the Pandemic – Videos

Finding our Way through the Chaos: An Educator's guide to Navigating the Pandemic Are you an educator or parent that is struggling to support your kids with navigating school online? ... [...]

2021-12-26T16:27:55-07:00May 3rd, 2020|Supporting Educators, Therapists|0 Comments

How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus – Video

How to talk to your children about the Coronavirus - What every parent needs to know * Talking to Children About the Pandemic  As the pandemic continues its [...]

2021-12-26T16:30:46-07:00April 8th, 2020|Therapists|0 Comments

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S The Coronavirus is on everyone’s radar, making the rounds on social media and CNN. Several schools have transitioned to online learning, [...]

2021-12-03T14:59:35-07:00March 18th, 2020|Supporting Parents, Therapists|0 Comments

What It’s Like to Learn from the Living Room: An Interview with a Homeschooling Mom

What It’s Like to Learn from the Living Room: An Interview with a Homeschooling Mom With schools closed and many in isolation, several parents now must assume the role of academic teacher [...]

2021-12-03T15:00:42-07:00March 17th, 2020|Supporting Parents, Therapists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cooperative Games in Play Therapy

Cooperative Games in Play Therapy Cooperative Games are growing in popularity, likely because of their ability to cultivate teamwork and appreciation of one another. In the playroom, they're used effectively with siblings [...]

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