Holistic Expressive Play Therapy, integrating sensate, kinesthetic, and creative expressive therapies fits well with complex trauma research. The synthesis of head and heart perspectives provides an essential understanding required to create effective interventions supporting emotional healing.
Describe fundamental child developmental needs for healthy growth
List the corresponding levels of neurological development
Describe and assess the impact of social emotional trauma to each level
Describe the major components of Holistic Expressive Play Therapy and expressive methods available to create interventions promoting healthy growth and development for each affected brain region
Develop a play therapy treatment protocol for activity frequency, duration, and social ratio for each affected brain region, combining Holistic Expressive Play Therapy and neurobiological research perspective
Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to refine the protocol