Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant
Getting to the heart of it: Attachment work in play therapy
April 25-29, 2022
The Workshop, Austin, Texas
Have you been craving an intensive training experience that dives deep into the inner workings of attachment theory while helping you apply these concepts to multiple expressive play therapy modalities?!? Clair Mellenthin and Marshall Lyles have teamed up to make this happen!
This 5-day intensive retreat will take 20 participants through 25 contact education hours, 5 in person group consultation hours, a follow-up virtual group consultation meeting, and some community-building fun activities. Plus...we will provide all the experiential supplies for so very many expressive activities (play, sand, art, and more!) as well as some takeaway gifts for you! We aim to make this a time where you feel cared for and you receive hands-on play and expressive therapies’ applications of true attachment theory.
The training will occur at The Workshop, 300 Allen St., Austin, TX, 78702.
Marshall Lyles, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
education hours can be earned for attending this training. There will also be 5 play therapy group consultation hours. This event is sponsored by Marshall Lyles, APT Approved Provider 17-508.
Discuss the intersection of attachment theory with concepts from historically significant and seminal play therapy clinical theories
Apply basic play therapy tracking and reflecting skills in an attachment-informed manner
Discuss integration of advanced play therapy skills with secure base mindset
Identify play therapy themes from an attachment lens
Analyze a play therapy case study using attachment conceptualization
Create sandtray-based play treatment plan that targets increased felt safety
Create play therapy techniques for addressing attachment wounds using art materials
Identify expressive writing techniques targeting attachment trauma with play therapy clients
Demonstrate family play therapy techniques to increase attachment security
Assess parents for reflective functioning capacity during play therapy parent consultations
Design play therapy techniques for working with attachment wounded adults
Critique attachment and play therapy theories though critical theory lens
The early bird registration fee is $1400.00 if paid by February 1, 2022. Regular pricing for this event is $1750.00. Only 20 participants can enroll; registration will occur on a first come first serve basis.
Registration is non-refundable, but the fee may be transferred to another person if available. The trainers do not guarantee this as a possibility.
Lodging and meals:
Lodging will be on your own, but several local boutique hotel options will be sent to you after registration (all near the training site). Meals are on your own, but light breakfast foods and snacks will be plentifully available.
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