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Q&A Lightning Round #6: Three Questions From Listeners Answered

Q&A Lightning Round #6: Three Questions From Listeners Answered

In this lightning round episode, I tackle three listener questions about child-centered play therapy (CCPT). Cindy from California asked how to respond when parents say kids can learn academics, so why can't they learn coping skills the same way. I explain that...

Not Everything is a Theme! Landreth Sets the Story Straight

Not Everything is a Theme! Landreth Sets the Story Straight

Today I'm beginning my "Summer School" Series where we are going to go back to the classical texts of child-centered play therapy. In this episode, I dive into the challenges of truly understanding the meaning behind children's play, and the importance of grounding...

Safe Play: What It Means When a Child Picks the Same Toys Every Time

Safe Play: What It Means When a Child Picks the Same Toys Every Time

In this episode, I address a great question from Katie in Florida about what to do when kids seem unsure of what to play with in later play therapy sessions and gravitate toward the same activities each time. First, I discuss how this pattern could indicate the child...

The Moment It All Clicked: Unexpected Paths to a Career in CCPT

The Moment It All Clicked: Unexpected Paths to a Career in CCPT

In this episode, I share some fascinating unofficial data I collected from my email subscribers about their journeys to finding child-centered play therapy (CCPT). I was curious to learn more after noticing a pattern of people mentioning they came to CCPT as a second...

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