DAVID CRENSHAW, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S

A Healing Way of Being with Children in Play Therapy

 THIS PLAY ROOM WAS OPEN AUGUST 28th!


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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

In this video interview, Dr. David Crenshaw talks about his experiences using play therapy with children and the importance of the concept of "being with" in the play therapy experience.  David explains how powerful a play experience can be for children when the focus remains on the relationship between the child and the therapist rather than specific interventions or techniques. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


1. Participants will identify at least 3 specific components of the play therapy process.

2. Participants will describe at least 3 specific features of therapeutic presence.

3. Participants will describe what Carl Rogers meant by "deep hearing" and how it applies in play therapy sessions.

4. Participants will describe why reflective practice and supervision are essential to a healing way of being in play therapy.

SPEAKER BIO - Dr.  David Crenshaw

Dr. David Crenshaw is clinical director of the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie. He is past President of the New York Association for Play Therapy and the Hudson Valley Psychological Association. 

He is a board certified clinical psychologist, a fellow of APA, and a fellow of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is also a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor.

In 2009, he was awarded the Excellence in Psychology Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the HVPA. He is the author/editor of numerous books on play therapy.

CONNECT WITH DAVID

APT APPROVED PROVIDER 12-331:

 1 Hour Non-Contact Credit Is Available For This Course With The Purchase Of The All Access Pass

(All Access Pass Purchase Offer Comes Immediately After Summit Registration!)

20 Total Hours of Credit Available As Part of the All Access Pass.  See terms here. 

**Play Therapy credit will not be awarded to non-mental health professionals**

Summit Founder and Hostess:  Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S

For questions or comments about this event, email info@jentaylorplaytherapy.com

www.jentaylorplaytherapy.com

Jennifer has nearly 20 years experience working with children and families.  She is currently licensed in Florida, Tennessee, and Hawaii.  She is EMDR Trained and TF-CBT Certified.  

She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Memphis and has presented at multiple national conferences.  Jennifer provides play therapy case consultation, supervision and training (APT Approved Provider 12-331).  

Oh, and she also has three children under the age of 4 and a pretty fantastic husband!