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Play Therapy Master Class

Play Therapy Master Class

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You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than a year of conversation.


Course overview:

Review and expand your knowledge and skill in your play therapy practice. This one day master class will give you the opportunity to fine tune some of the more complex elements in play therapy practice including parent/carer contracting and reviews, decision making around play therapy interventions and ways to document sessions. A range of play therapy models will be discussed and considered.  This Masterclass will add to your knowledge of play therapy techniques and assist in deepening your experience in developmentally appropriate ways of working therapeutically with children.


This workshop is designed for therapists who have been using play therapy methods for over two years and wish to review key practice issues. Case presentations will be used to illustrate treatment interventions and skills-based activities will focus on intervention planning, delivery and review. This workshop provides practical, useful and interactive opportunities to expand your understanding of and ways of working with children.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Review and refine your contracting with parents, carers and agencies
  • Consider decision making frameworks for Play Therapy interventions
  • Learn methods for and practice parent review sessions
  • Consider ways to document your play therapy sessions
  • Better understand play therapy models
  • Review complex case studies
  • Learn in the safety and support of a small group environment.

What ideas are explored?

  • What are the best methods to contract with parents/carers and agencies around our therapeutic engagement with a child?
  • How do we decide what play therapy interventions are most suitable?
  • What are optimal ways to manage therapeutic review sessions for parents and carers? 
  • The importance of using established play therapy models
  • Ways that other play therapists take notes and techniques to document sessions

Who Should Attend?

Experienced mental health clinicians who have been practicing play therapy for more than two years and wish to review and expand on their skills set. Psychologists, social workers, counsellors, case workers, child and family workers, mental health and pastoral workers, other allied health professionals currently counselling children would most benefit from attending.

Workshop Facilitators


Jacki Short                                                     Jay Anderson 

Counselling Psychologist                               Registered Psychologist

Registered Play Therapist                             Counsellor and Play Therapist


Workshop Venue

Perth - Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Rd, Mount Claremont, WA 

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Workshop Details

Included in the workshop price:

  • 6 CPD points/hours (12 hours for AASW members)
  • Comprehensive Bound Seminar Workbook
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Lunch, Morning & Afternoon Teas
  • GST
  • 9am - 4pm Training
  • Early bird savings for bookings made two months prior to training.

Workshop Cost

Regular Price        $330

Early Bird              $300 (paid 2 months prior to workshop)

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