About the Event

This two day, in-person course is designed to help play therapists understand therapeutic play from a neuro-biological perspective. With the help of neuroscience, interpersonal neurobiology, and a Synergetic Play Therapy framework, you will learn how to effectively work with therapeutic play in a way that supports nervous system regulation, reorganization of the child's lower centers of the brain, and promote healing for the child. The result is the transformation of trauma play into ways of connecting, healing, and mutual trust. Through role play, discussion, and experiential exercises, you will learn practical techniques that can be used right away in your playroom. 

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About the Speaker

Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, is an international teacher, creator of Synergetic Play Therapy, founder and President of the Synergetic Play Therapy Institute, and host of the Lessons from the Playroom podcast. She is the author of Aggression in Play Therapy: A Neurobiological Approach for Integrating Intensity and is the 2015 recipient of the Association for Play Therapy’s Professional Education and Training Award of Excellence. Visit here to learn more about Lisa Dion and here to learn more about the Synergetic Play Therapy Institute.