Curious about EMDR and Somatic Experiencing™(SE) in Play Therapy?

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This play therapy training is offered Live In-Person and Virtual via Zoom Platform. This training is for participants who are curious to know what EMDR and Somatic Experiencing (SE) look like when applied to play therapy. Wondering what similarities are with these models when compared to traditional play therapy models? Participants will be able to explain and identify similarities and differences in the perspective of how complex trauma develops and impacts the brain, memory, and behaviors in play therapy. An overview of what EMDR and SE look like in play therapy will be included along with play therapy interventions incorporating these modalities.


Learning Objectives

  1. Compare 3 similarities when using EMDR or Somatic Experiencing™ with traditional play therapy models
  2. Explain what causes complex trauma from an EMDR or Somatic Experiencing™ play therapy lens
  3. Describe how EMDR and Somatic Experiencing in play therapy are used with memories
  4. Explain how change occurs in play therapy when using EMDR
  5. Explain how change occurs in play therapy when using Somatic Experiencing™
  6. Select from EMDR and Somatic Experiencing™ play therapy interventions

Dr. Rhonda Johnson

LPC-S, LMFT-S, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor™, EMDR Consultant, Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner in Training

Dr. Johnson has been working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in private practice since 1999. She incorporates trauma informed approaches as a TBRI Practitioner, EMDR Consultant, and as a current Somatic Experiencing™ Practitioner in Training.

Dr. Johnson is the owner of a large group private practice, the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships, which was established in 2007. She is also the owner of CCFAM Training, established in 2012, specializing as a Live, Virtual, and Online CE provider with a focus on supervision, Texas Ethics, play therapy, and children who have experienced trauma. Through CCFAM Training, Dr. Johnson also provides private practice coaching and consulting for mental health professionals in leadership and supervisory roles, as well as supervision for LPC, LMFT, and RPT.


Approved Continuing Education Provider

CCFAM Training has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7105. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CCFAM Training is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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This training is non-refundable, unless cancelled by training provider. Event will be cancelled if fewer than 5 participants.

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