Play Therapy Community Inspiration, Information, & Connection for Child Therapists Around the World | ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Child Parent Relationship Therapy, School Counseling Behavior Therapy, Sandtray Thera
Summary: This podcast was created to help parents around the world with the “biggies” of family life. Play Therapy Community will present a fresh, insightful episode once a week, usually on Thursday mornings. On this podcast, we will cover topics such as picky eaters, struggles in school, behavioral issues, grief and loss, and so much more. We’ll also delve into specific diagnosis such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc. Difficult topics, such as parenting through separation/divorce, depression, anxiety struggles, relationship struggles, and such will be explored as well. As the host of Play Therapy Community, I feel honored that you are joining us on this journey for knowledge to truly help our children in a way that honors their mind, body, and soul. My name is Jackie Flynn, and I’m a Licensed Psychotherapist, Registered Play Therapist, Education Specialist, Adolescent Life Coach and a Parent Educator.
“In between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space lies our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~ Viktor Frankl "Nobody can bring you peace but yourself." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson "Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love." ~ Mother Teresa
Katie May is the “Group Guru”. She works exclusively with teenagers in a teen support center in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Groups energize Katie. She says that groups can’ save th’e world. In groups, people feel less alone in their struggles and they start to heal in ways that individual therapy can’t provide. Her groups are focused on the ideas of connection.
Build Love Maps Knowing each other’s world is so vital to the health of a relationship. It’s important to make exploration of each other’s world an ongoing effort. This can help strengthen the relationship and help each person in the relationship to feel felt and cared about. Share Fondness and Admiration Fondness and admiration is noticing what’s going right and what’s good rather than putting a focus on the negative. If couples are in “Negative Sentiment Override” as Gottman c
64: Brief, Low Cost, Minimal Prep Play Therapy Techniques with Jackie Flynn EdS, LMHC, RPT
Dr. Taylor is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida. She’s also the Center for Play Therapy Training and Research Director, as well as the Play Therapy Certificate coordinator. She earned her graduate degrees from the University of North Texas. She learned from many of the leaders in the Play Therapy world. Dr. Taylor is trained in Adlerian Play Therapy developed in the early 1990’s by Terry Kottman, Ph.D., Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, NCC,
62: Understanding the Role of a School Counselor with Stacy Van Horn, PhD
Pam Dyson, MA, LPC-S, RPT-S, is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, child development expert and parenting coach. In addition to her private practice www.pamdyson.com in Plano, Texas she provides consultation and supervision services and facilitates play therapy workshops at conferences throughout the US.
Episode 60: Understanding Infant Toddler Mental Health with Billie Jo Clausen, MA, Early Childhood Specialist / Infant Toddler Mental Health Specialist
59: Dr. Edmunds – All About Creating a Therapeutic Board Game
58: Maternal Mental Health with Dr. Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., Host of Mom & Mind Podcast
57: How Family Meetings Can Help with Mercedes Saudi, LCSW
56: Understanding Suicide Pacts and Social Media
55: Suicide Assessments & Interventions
54: Eating Disorder Recovery through Group Therapy Lucy Lauer, LMHC
52: Supporting Grieving Children and Families at the Dougy Center with Jana Cristofaro