This workshop examines how to develop and maintain a therapeutic alliance in your play therapy sessions with men that encourages growth between fathers and their children. Careful attention is given to cultural context and the family of origin experiences of the client and the therapist.
Identify challenges fathers face in developing emotional attachments to their children.
Describe how to develop and maintain a therapeutic alliance with fathers in your play therapy practice.
Identify and use family systems theory and play therapy techniques for promoting parent-child attachment between men and their children.