Kay Pantier, MSE, MS, LPC-S, RPT-S, Trauma Specialist
The impacts of trauma are widely documented in the research. Trauma can change the brain in ways that counselors and play therapists should understand. This training is designed for the counselor and play therapist who works with clients who have experienced trauma and are struggling with the effects of trauma in their lives. Lecture, group and didactic experiences are part of the training. Attendees will participate in experiential activities that will give them the tools to use in working with their clients immediately.
Goals and Objectives
Define Trauma and different types of Trauma.
Understand how trauma affects the brain.
Recognize that psychological and physical symptoms are indicators of trauma Use a trauma informed lens to view client's behavior.
Utilize essential play therapy counseling skills in working with traumatized clients. Apply trauma sensitive play therapy techniques to help clients.