Trauma, abuse, grief, and loss impact the bonds of attachment within family relationships. Attachment Centered Play Therapy creates a new framework for understanding and treating families who have experienced these issues using expressive, experiential, and interactive play therapy techniques.
Describe how attachment theory applies to play therapy and to view family systems through the lens of attachment.
Identify attachment patterns that impact parent-child relationships.
Utilize effective evidence-based play therapy techniques that can be used immediately with their client populations.
Apply skills in becoming more competent and confident in engaging parents in family play therapy.
Identify how attachment patterns manifest themselves within and between family systems
Utilize new concepts and play therapy interventions in their practice