Professional Education Workshops

Child and Play Therapy Series

Through a grant from Methodist Healthcare Ministries, The Ecumenical Center is able to bring in some of the top educators in the field of child and play therapy for one and two day workshops.

Join us by registering for an upcoming workshop here.

Too Cool To Play? Creative Play Therapy Interventions for Adolescents

Despite the negative view that most of society has toward the teenage population, these children often have tremendous obstacles to overcome in their life and are in desperate need of … Continued

Understanding the Deeper Meaning of Children’s Play: Jungian Analytical Play Therapy

This workshop is intended to provide advanced play therapists a cursory understanding of Jungian Analytical Play Therapy with the intention to provide them with a relevant model and structure by … Continued

Guiding Gifted Children Toward Achievement, Fulfillment and Contribution

Gifted children often have intense emotions to match their strong abilities. This presentation will give counselors tools for guiding parents and teachers so that they in turn can help gifted children achieve to their potential and contribute to their community.

Interventions in Play and Family Therapy to Enhance Resilience

In this two-day presentation, participants will learn how Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) honors and highlights the innate resources of the child to heal and thus fosters resilience in children. An … Continued

Play Therapy with Military Families: Understanding Culture, Lifestyle and Resiliency

This presentation will provide an overview of the multi-cultural aspects of counseling with the military population and discuss common issues in this group.

Body Oriented Play Therapy

Body-centered techniques are effective for traumatized children and those with impulsivity and attention issues.