Mar 1, 2019 | 10:00 AM | Friday
Sol Healing and Wellness Center
Community: Round Rock
John Bowlby’s dramatic impact on theories of human development has continued to grow throughout the decade of the brain, leading us toward a greater understanding of the neurobiology of attachment. This intermediate/advanced three-day workshop will deepen your relations
Attendees will develop a felt sense for the way pockets of attachment (secure and insecure) become alive in the play therapy room, both with and without parent involvement. We will discuss ways to harness the power of attachment during individual and parent/child dyadic play therapy sessions while inviting play therapists to use their own creativity and intuition when engaging in both directive and non-directive play therapy. During our three days together, participants will be invited to lean into their own felt sense of attachment through experiential activities.
Attendees should be prepared for a rich and experience of self-exploration. Both Marshall and Robyn are fully committed to the truth that cultivating a grounded, dynamic, and mindful presence in the therapy room is the most important work we do as therapists. This three-day retreat style training is designed to create felt-safety so participants can lean into their own felt-sense of attachment. We will do this through didactic lecture & discussion and experiential activities involving art and journaling. Attendees will participate in partner pairs to deepen their felt-sense of the resonance and presence we are working to cultivate through exploring our own experiences of attachment.
Participants will be able to describe the history of attachment theory and its relevance to play therapy theory
Participants will be able to describe the attachment experiences that lead to the four identified categories of attachment
Participants will be able to identify attachment driven behaviors observed during parent/child play therapy sessions
Participants will be able to distinguish between attachment as a theoretic