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Courses and Workshops

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Courses Overview

The Centre for Play Therapy and Training offers a Level 1 Play Therapy Course (26 hours, 4 days) and a Level 2 Play Therapy Course (22 hours, 3 days). The Centre works within the Gestalt approach to therapy. Upon successful completion, candidates receive certificates. Courses are presented at various locations throughout South Africa. The Centre …

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Level 1 Play Therapy

LEVEL 1 PLAY THERAPY COURSE PROGRAMME DAY ONE Child Development: Contact making with each phase of development and practical exercises. Philosophy and therapeutic approaches and practical exercises. Contact making with the self and practical exercises. DAY TWO Contact with own process. Sensory contact. Relationship building. DAY THREE Forms of play Projection Practical application of the …

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Level 2 Play Therapy

LEVEL 2 PLAY THERAPY COURSE PROGRAMME DAY ONE Approaches and perspectives in play therapy. Advanced Gestalt therapy. Awareness, dialogue and process. Introducing the Schoeman model Boundaries Resistance DAY TWO Own process identification. Projection. Integration of play therapy techniques: monster technique, rosebush, Oaklander´s model, empty chair and dreams. The Oaklander model. Group work according to the …

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Sand and Clay Workshop

SANDTRAY AND CLAY WORKSHOP Only at Uylenvlei Retreat – see – GPS: S34° 34.062 & E19° 27.807 Sandtray and Clay workshops are viewed by some people as the third level in Play Therapy. This workshop provides a deeper level of theoretical interaction and integration. The Play Therapist will be able to bring the client …

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