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The Childs World ;

The heart and practice of child centred play therapy


This workshop is for anyone working with children and families; it offers participants the opportunity to learn about non directive Child Centered Play Therapy principles & practices in a safe and supportive environment. Many of the skills can be very successfully integrated into other counselling approaches, work roles and settings with children.

3-day workshop includes: 

  • An introduction into the wonderful world of CCPT and its theoretical framework and evidence base;
  • Foundation of play and the importance of play in the child's world;
  • Principles and practice of CCPT including the 8 basic principles, therapeutic dimensions of the play therapy relationship, key healing messages and toys/equipment and space required;
  • Practical considerations; 
  • Indications and contraindications for the use of CCPT;
  • Core therapeutic skills development, reflective and empathic responding and therapeutic limit setting;
  • Recognising and understanding the therapy process and evaluating the child's internal progress, identifying therapeutic stages and themes of play; 

To download the Registration Form please select the link of your chosen Workshop and venue.

pdf Registration Form-Perth Heart and Practice of CCPT
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pdf Registration form Sydney- Heart and Practice of CCPT
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pdf Registration form Tasmania-The heart and Practice of CCPT
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