2016 APT Annual Conference

F3 - Understanding the Deeper Meaning of Children's Play - A Jungian Analytical Play Therapy Perspective

Oct 7, 2016 10:00am ‐ Oct 7, 2016 5:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $99.00


This workshop is intended to provide advanced play therapists a cursory understanding of Jungian Analytical Play Therapy with the intention to provide them with a relevant model and structure by which they can deepen their understanding of children's therapeutic play.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the development of a child's psyche.
  • Describe the development of a complex and proto-complex in play therapy.
  • Analyze the archetypal material involved in complex formation.
  • Discuss the symbolic nature of toys in play therapy.
  • Identify the connection between the thematic application of the toys and the child's complex related issues in play therapy.
  • Analyze a child's work and the process of transformation.



  • 5.50 - CE Hours/Credits

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