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 Jen Taylor Calendar of Events

 2023

Mark Your Calendars

Monthly Journal Group

12pm-1:30pm EST on Zoom

Journal the Year 2023

Is "journal more" one of your intentions for 2023?

Do you need accountability and support while maintaining your privacy?  Then this is the group for you! Therapeutic writing groups talk about the PROCESS of writing  without having to read your actual writing out loud!

You can make journaling a life-long habit in  just 12 sessions a year! 

Join us for one live meeting every month in 2023 and record a years worth of memories and wisdom!  

*JOIN ANYTIME - MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION AVAILABLE

May 

5th-6th

LIVE TRAINING IN PHILLY:
Through the Looking Glass: How to Turn your Anxiety about the future into your superpower

Lisa Dion and Jen Taylor will teach you how to think like a play therapy futurist. A futurist is a person who can spot patterns in the environment, anticipate changes, and use the power of their imagination to turn anxiety about the future into a superpower! Join us for a fun, highly experiential training and leave with specific tools and techniques to reduce anxiety and build resiliency for future changes for you and your child clients!

May

TBD

Play Therapy with a Trauma-Informed Focus Training at Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

In this four-hour workshop, participants will expand their knowledge of play therapy practice by adding a variety of creative and expressive interventions to their toolkit.  With a basis in polyvagal theory and trauma-informed practices, participants will learn how to incorporate sandtray, nature play, movement and art into their play therapy practices.  A focus will be on applying play therapy theory to children with a history of complex trauma and working with more challenging behaviors in the playroom. 

JUNE

1st

Mid-Atlantic Play Therapy Conference
 Atlantic City, NJ

Join me for one of two great three hour workshops at the Mid-Atlantic Play Therapy Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.   Learn more about play therapy with siblings using games and and/or incorporating therapuetic writing into play therapy sessions. 

June

23rd

LIVE IN KNOXVILLE TN (with Tennessee APT)  
Treating Traumatic Grief Using Play Therapy Methods

Jen Taylor and Dr. Bree Conklin of Magnolia Harbor CareFarm will be live in Tennessee for a workshop on treating traumatic grief.  This one is still in the planning stages so stay tuned. 

August 

3rd-5th

Photo of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Park City Utah with view of the pool
A MOUNTAIN TOP RETREAT IN PARK CITY, UTAH 

WITH CLAIR MELLENTHIN, DR. JESSICA STONE AND DR. ROBERT JASON GRANT

 Three of my favorite people are getting together in Park City, Utah, August 3rd-5th to teach

 Interweaving Play Therapy Theories and Interventions. 

Learn innovative techniques and evaluation tools for individual clients through experiential case conceptualization, group discussion and video demonstrations of play therapy theories.

August 

7th-11th

The Play Therapy Great Migration: Nairobi Kenya with Jen Taylor, Janet Courtney, & APT Kenya

PLAY THERAPY TRAINING IN NAIROBI, KENYA August 7-11, 2023 Using the African Wildebeest Great Migration as a metaphor, participants will learn how to utilize play therapy theories and interventions to address intergenerational trauma.

November   

9th -11th

Lisa Dion's Business of Therapy Conference 

The Business of Therapy™ is a 2.5 day course custom designed for therapists, coaches, helpers and healers like yourself, who are deeply committed to making an impact and want to be of greater service – whether it’s one-on-one in private practice, launching a product or program, or running a company – Elevate and take your entrepreneurial dream to new heights!

MEET YOUR TEACHER:

JEN TAYLOR

Jen Taylor is a LCSW-C (Maryland) and LCSW (FL), a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, an EMDR Approved Consultant and a Certified Journal to the Self Instructor.  Jen is an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Memphis.  She has published chapters in the edited books Game Play, Implementing Play Therapy in Groups and Nature Based Play and Expressive Therapies. 

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