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Fri, Mar 03


Berger Counseling Services, LLC

Incorporating Art Therapy Techniques Into Play Therapy Services

Learn how to incorporate art therapy techniques into your services in a unique setting - an actual Art Therapy office!

Incorporating Art Therapy Techniques Into Play Therapy Services
Incorporating Art Therapy Techniques Into Play Therapy Services

Time & Location

Mar 03, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST

Berger Counseling Services, LLC, 7522 Wiles Rd B213, Coral Springs, FL 33067, USA

About The Event

Ever wonder how art therapy techniques can enhance your clinical skills and build your toolbox? This workshop is a hands-on introduction to incorporating art therapy techniques into play therapy services for all ages.  Therapists will leave with art activities to incorporate with their clientele that will aid in with a variety of presenting  concerns, ages and situations.  Therapists will be able to  incorporate learned skills into their clinical approach and techniques  into in person and online telehealth services. Ethical considerations, diversity and limitations will also be explored.

Participants should be able to…

  • Define Art Therapy and the steps to become a Registered Art Therapist
  • Describe at least two art therapy activities to incorporate into services with children, teens and adults
  • Identify cultural considerations with art therapy techniques 
  • Describe at least two ways that art therapy activities can be done in person and virtually during play therapy services
  • Define Reflection, Clean Language and other processing methods by the end of the workshop
  • Utilize effectively at least three processing methods by the end of the workshop
  • Demonstrate how to link art activities to client's goals and outcomes

This workshop will be located at Berger Counseling Services' office in Coral Springs and limited to 10 participants. Your spot will not be guaranteed without completion of registration with payment.

LIVE: This  will be a  LIVE, in-person workshop. Participants must attend the entire presentation and will be awarded LIVE CONTACT CE's upon successful completion  of a post test. Approved by APT for 6 LIVE CONTACT CE Hours & Florida  LMHC, LMFT & LCSW CEU's.

APT Approved Provider #20-618  & Florida Board of Clinical Social  Work, Marriage and Family Therapy  and Mental Health Counseling  BAP#50-20533

Play therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals


9:00am-10:30am Introduction to Art Therapy theory & techniques

10:30am-10:45am break

10:45am-12:00pm Introduction to reflection, Clean Language and processing methods

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm Activities for children, teens and adults

2:30pm-2:45pm break

2:45pm-4:30pm Cultural considerations, linking to client goals and outcomes

4:30pm Goodbyes

Cancellation Policy: All  cancellations must be requested in writing and received no later than 30 days prior to the workshop to receive a 100% refund. Requests made after will receive 50% refund or transfer to a later workshop.  Substitutions (someone else attending) or transfer of registration to  another training date may be  requested.  All attendees who are not able to attend live will be provided credits for on-demand workshop for 6 NON-CONTACT CE's.

About our presenter: Marla Berger, LMHC, ATR, RPT-S™, Eagala Advanced Certified

Marla is a Licensed Mental  Health Counselor, Registered Art  Therapist, Registered Play Therapist -  Supervisor™, EMDR Trained, PATH  Int'l Certified Therapeutic Riding  Instructor, Qualified Supervisor,  Natural Lifemanship Certification  Student and an Eagala Advanced  Certified Professional. In other words,  she loves experiential  therapies! Marla founded Berger Counseling  Services in 2009 and has  presented locally and nationally on experiential services, trauma and  bereavement.

Berger Counseling Services

Coral Springs, FL 33067


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