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How a Therapist’s Own Experience of Shame & Confusion Helped a Boy Recover

By Daniel Howell, Senior Child & Family Counsellor at the Australian Childhood Foundation and Certified Synergetic Play Therapist Synergetic Play Therapy™ (2008) is a researched-informed model of play therapy blending the therapeutic [...]

2022-11-28T09:56:50-07:00March 1st, 2021|SPT In Action, Therapists|0 Comments

Growth Requires Friction

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S 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 [...]

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 perhaps many are used [...]

2022-06-19T16:54:21-06:00May 3rd, 2020|Special Topics, Therapists|0 Comments

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

By Judy Norman, LPC, LSC, RPT-S Are you an educator or parent that is struggling to support your kids with navigating school online? ... In collaboration with Judy Norman, Synergetic Education [...]

2022-07-17T10:15:10-06:00May 3rd, 2020|Supporting Educators, Therapists|0 Comments

How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus – Video

What every parent needs to know. * Talking to Children About the Pandemic  As the pandemic continues its presence in our lives, how do we discuss the coronavirus [...]

2022-04-18T06:24:36-06:00April 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 - from phonics to fractions, geography to geology, it’s getting real! Move over common core [...]

2022-07-17T10:12:09-06:00March 17th, 2020|Parents, Supporting Parents|0 Comments

Nature in Play Therapy (Part 2)

From the mountains to the trees to the warm summer's breeze, sometimes we just need our Mother Earth. Bringing nature into play therapy provides a wonderful opportunity to further regulate yourself and [...]

2022-03-01T06:24:42-07:00March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lying in Play Therapy

Lying in Play Therapy While lying often gets a bad rap, everybody lies (yep, even you!). In fact, it has less to do with manipulation and more to do with protection of [...]

2021-12-03T15:02:48-07:00February 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Antidote to anxiety? Predictability

An Antidote to anxiety? Predictability By Jessica Schaffer One of the main sources of heightened anxiety in all of us is our unknown futures. Of course we can’t predict our futures, but [...]

2021-08-09T03:36:19-06:00January 4th, 2017|Special Topics, Therapists, Tools, Tips & Techniques|0 Comments
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