EMDR in Play Therapy


On-Demand Training

APT Approved Provider #22-656

 

CE

APT HOURS: 6 NON-CONTACT CE

NBCC HOURS: 6

 

 

Cost

$210.00

(Non Refundable)

 

NBCC ACEP No. 7206

 

Pre-Requisites

This training requires participants to first take an EMDR basic training before taking this advanced training. Participants are required to be post basic training, however are not required to be certified in EMDR.

 

Training Description

This play therapy training is offered On-Demand as a go-at-your-own pace course for non-contact hours.

 

In this training, participants will learn how to target material relating to the child’s early attachment wounds, including targets without an explicit memory. Participants will identify specific stabilization skills useful for reducing dysregulation relating to developmental trauma in the playroom. Steps for implementing an EMDR Developmental protocol for the play therapy will be explained.

 

Nik Johnson, M.S.

 

LPC, RPT, EMDR CONSULTANT

​Nik has been a private practice counselor at the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships since 2017. He works with children aged (4+), adolescents, and adults, specializing in complex trauma, dissociative disorders, and play therapy. Previously Nik worked at an agency in Missouri providing play therapy to children in the foster care system. He offers continuing education to professionals especially within the topics of working with developmental trauma, dissociative disorders, and play therapy.

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Explain how to assess for EMDR targets using both parent sessions and play therapy sessions.
  2. Discuss how to explain EMDR to parents in parent sessions and to children in play therapy.
  3. Describe two ways to have dual-attention stimulation in play therapy
  4. List two symptoms of dissociation in play therapy.
    List two creative interventions in play therapy to use for EMDR in play therapy.
  5. Demonstrate how to adapt EMDR to play therapy through a breakout session 

APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDER

Play Therapy Training Resources has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7206. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Play Therapy Training Resources is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.