The counselors at EmpathyWell have extensive experience providing training to graduate students, school counselors, professional counselors, play therapists, PTA organizations, teachers, and school administration at the local, state, national, and international levels. Custom presentations and trainings are available upon request. Contact us if you are interested in partnering with EmpathyWell for a specific training event.

Possible Presentation Topics for Mental Health Professionals
  • Introduction to Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Advanced Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Play Themes in Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Ethics in Play Therapy
  • Treatment Planning in Play Therapy
  • Parent Consultations in Play Therapy
  • Collaborating with Other Providers in Play Therapy

Upcoming Trainings

Advanced Child-Centered Play Therapy Web Series

Register for individual workshops or entire 5 part series!
December 17, 2022 – April 1, 2023

Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) is the most widely recognized evidence-based play therapy intervention supported by decades of research to supports its use with children across cultures and presenting issues. The Advanced Child-Centered Play Therapy Web Series is designed for the play therapist who has fundamental knowledge and skills in CCPT and now ready to take the leap to deeper ways of working. In this series, Dr. Dee Ray, the renowned leader in the CCPT approach and research, will take participants through advanced topics in CCPT that typically go unaddressed in basic play therapy education. If you’re looking to go to the next level of CCPT effectiveness, this series is for you.

Series

*Click here for more information and for links to register for the entire series or for individual trainings!*

Past Trainings

CCPT 102: Child-Centered Play Therapy Practice and Application
August 18-20, 2022

This is a 3-day advanced online training in the practice and application of Child-Centered Play Therapy. This intensive training will build upon basic CCPT skills by addressing advanced topics in CCPT. Content will include: understanding development, the process of CCPT (relational disruptions and enacting conditions), themes in CCPT, advanced limit setting, specific presenting problems/populations, parent consultation, advocacy/general research findings, and opportunities to apply the skills and practice! Participants must have completed CCPT 101 or equivalent as determined by the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy. This workshop includes a supervision session and requires that each participant conduct and record a CCPT session with a child prior to the workshop.

Earn 18 Non-Contact/Live Webinar CEs!

CCPT 102: Child-Centered Play Therapy Practice and Application
June 2-4, 2022

This is a 3-day advanced online training in the practice and application of Child-Centered Play Therapy. This intensive training will build upon basic CCPT skills by addressing advanced topics in CCPT. Content will include: understanding development, the process of CCPT (relational disruptions and enacting conditions), themes in CCPT, advanced limit setting, specific presenting problems/populations, parent consultation, advocacy/general research findings, and opportunities to apply the skills and practice! Participants must have completed CCPT 101 or equivalent as determined by the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy. This workshop includes a supervision session and requires that each participant conduct and record a CCPT session with a child prior to the workshop.

Earn 18 Contact CEs!

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