Adlerian Play Therapy

I am excited to return to the Texas State University Institute for Play Therapy on September 6th to present on Adlerian Play Therapy.


Facilitator: Kate Halinski

Date: September 6, 2019
10 CEs

Workshop Abstract

In this interactive workshop, we will focus on the therapeutic value of integrating the concepts of Adlerian Theory with the practice of play therapy. You will learn how Adlerian Play Therapy can enhance the therapeutic relationship and help children make positive changes to their thoughts, feelings, attitudes and behaviors. This workshop will include case conceptualizations that focuses on better understanding children, through an Adlerian lens, including the examination of life-style, personality priorities, goals of misbehavior and the crucial c’s. You will gain therapeutic play therapy strategies as well as expressive arts techniques that can assist you in working with children, adolescents and caregivers.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Examine and discuss basic tenets of Adlerian Play Therapy
  2. Describe Adlerian Play Therapy techniques that aid in the establishment of the therapeutic relationship with children, adolescents and caregivers.
  3. Summarize Adlerian Play therapy techniques that aid in client insight, reorientation and reeducation.
  4. Conceptualize a client’s life-style using the Adlerian Play Therapy concepts including goals of misbehavior, crucial c’s and personality priorities
  5. Explore and apply Adlerian Play Therapy conceptualization skills that aid in parent/teacher consultations
  6. Incorporate expressive arts activities during various phases of Adlerian Play Therapy

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