2016 APT Annual Conference

W5 - Healing Wounded Hearts - Attachment Centered Play Therapy

Oct 5, 2016 12:30pm ‐ Oct 5, 2016 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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