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Including Play Therapy in Your Clinical Work with Children

Learn the Language of Play. Gain a better understanding of how to incorporate the use of play in therapeutic settings.The natural language of young children seven and below is play. Trauma also shuts down the language area of the brain so even older children will rely on play, and creative arts to tell what happened to them. This is especially true of sand tray therapy which is one of the approaches to play therapy that is popular with adolescents and adults. All therapists who work with children should learn the language of play. It is not the intent of this educational information to qualify mental health professionals to do play therapy. It provides rather an introduction to play therapy, but the training of a registered play therapist is rigorous.


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Agenda

When Words Are Unable to Tell the Story

  • Developmental Limitations
  • Trauma
  • Severe Anxiety

Stages of Jungian Sand Tray Therapy

  • Chaos
  • Conflict and Struggle and Resolution
  • Resolution

Common Play Themes and the Child Therapy Decision Grid

  • Coping Track
  • Invitational Track
  • Positive Orientation to the Future

Key Tools

  • Symbolic Play
  • Clinical Use of Symbols
  • Creative Arts Interventions
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David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP, RPT-S

David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP, RPT-S

Children's Home of Poughkeepsie

  • Clinical Director, Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie
  • Licensed and board certified clinical psychologist
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York Association for Play Therapy, 2018
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Hudson Valley Psychological Association, 2012
  • Taught graduate play therapy courses at Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University
  • Author or editor of 15 books in the child therapy field
  • Co-editor of a widely used textbook in the field of play therapy: Play Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice
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Published 2018
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