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:57 Lisa introduces LFPR series
1:27 How do we work with children who recreate scenes from movies, books, TV, etc?
2:45 Is there a difference between imaginative play and recreating a scene from a movie?
3:40 Working with whatever is showing up, however it is showing up
4:21 Think back to your favorite childhood movie and why it was your favorite movie
6:00 Movies as a preparation for adulthood
7:26 The importance of our favorite songs
8:25 Grabbing onto movies that are culturally significant
9:13 Lisa provides examples of kids acting out movies inside the playroom
11:00 How does play signify challenges and underlying issues?
13:30 Acting out a movie may feel safer than creative play
15:00 Why do some kids act out the same scene over and over again?
16:30 How does acting out a movie represent compartmentalization?
17:23 How can we deepen the play and move towards integration?
18:30 Empowerment through play
19:00 Introducing new toys
19:30 What is the neuroscience behind all this?
20:59 Meeting children where they are
21:33 At the end of the day, the type of play doesn’t really matter
Don’t forget to join us and special guest Judy Norman, MA, MS, LPC, RPT, on December 11 at 2:00 PM (MST) for our free Lessons from the Playroom webinar. We’ll discuss Working with Teachers in Play Therapy. If you can’t watch live, sign up anyway and we’ll send you a 24-hour playback the night of the webinar. Register today!