August 30, 2023

Thank you for a most enjoyable and productive day. I was looking for some fresh ideas and tools to work with certain siblings and families where I feel stuck. I very much appreciate that you honor the theoretical framework of play therapy and made clear that you are offering us tools to help us with clinical goals. I also appreciated how we differentiated between competitive vs. collaborative play and how we might use different modalities depending upon our therapeutic goals. The experiential parts were well done and impactful. It is not often that one can immediately apply what they have learned at a workshop. Jenn provided that today. The workshop felt playful and light as well as thoughtful and steeped in theory.

About the Author

Jen Taylor, LCSW-C, RPT-S is an EMDR Approved Consultant and Certified Journal to the Self Instructor.  She is a therapist specializing in complex trauma, an international play therapy teacher and a published writer of multiple play therapy chapters.  Jen is the creator of the original 2017 Play Therapy Summit and many other innovative programs for mental health professionals.  Jen uses writing therapy, play therapy and expressive arts for her clients and for other mental health professionals so they can lead more joyful and meaningful lives.  Jen encourages people to try new things and create daily habits that allow for incremental progress towards previously unimaginable results.   Jen is a travel enthusiast, an avid reader, and a girl who lifts weights and runs for fun.  

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