The workshop will present the theoretical model of Jungian Analytical Play Therapy to lay the foundation for the effective interpretation of children's play in a clinical setting. Concepts from JAPT will be presented for the interpretation of children’s play.
Identify the development and structure of the psyche from birth into childhood.
Describe the psychodynamic process by which symptoms are attached to unresolved issues in the
child’s psyche in play therapy.
Describe the development and the psychological properties of a complex.
Describe the process by which play creates temenos allowing for the child to safely engage
with unconscious, troubling material in play therapy.
Teach the different ways that children use symbol in play therapy, and the different uses of symbol
that can be personal, cultural, or universal.
Teach the different aspects of the Analytical Play Session Review form and its components.