2012 APT Annual Conference

W1 - Repairing Attachments: Facilitating Empathy and Self-Regulation through Play Therapy

Oct 10, 2012 8:30am ‐ Oct 10, 2012 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $99.00


This workshop offers play therapy practices to address challenges associated with decreased levels of empathy and connectedness demonstrated by children. Using recent brain-based research, presenters will demonstrate methods to increase levels of empathy and selfregulation in children during the play therapy process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the role of brain circuitry in level of empathy and self-regulation.
  • List at least two methods to increase empathy in the playroom.
  • List at least two methods to increase self-regulation in the playroom.
  • List at least one method to assess children’s level of empathy.



  • 6.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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