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Child-Centered Group Play Therapy

Online, On-Demand Workshop

The focus of this 1.5 hour online training is using Child-Centered Group Play Therapy (CCGPT) with young children experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and/or relational difficulties.

Child-Centered Group Play Therapy (CCGPT) is an evidence-based intervention that allows children to experience social interactions with 2-4 group members to learn, practice, and enhance new social and coping skills. This training provides participants with information on CCGPT, principles and skills a child-centered play therapist should acquire as well as specific techniques and strategies used in child-centered group play therapy through reviewing session videos.

Workshop Objectives:

  •    * Participants will be able to describe the history, objectives, and concepts of child-centered play therapy; 
  •    * Participants will be able to outline the principles to guide child-centered play therapist;
  •    * Participants will be able to explain nonverbal and verbal skills of child-centered play therapist;
  •    * Participants will be able to describe child-centered group play therapy procedures; and
  •    * Participants will be able to discuss techniques and strategies used in child-centered group play therapy.


Cost: $35 (1.5 hour play therapy non-contact APT CE and 1.5 State of Florida CEU included). Student discounts are available: Please email us with your name, school, and a request for a 30% student discount code. Note: Play Therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.

Upon registration, you will have 30 days of 24/7 on-demand access to the workshop.

About the Presenter

Nida Paul, LMHC, NCC, RPT-S

Nida Paul is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Registered Play Therapist who has worked with children and families since 2010, with a primary focus on working with young children and their parents, caregivers, and families.

Nida received her Master’s of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University and has training in Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT), Group Play Therapy, Infant Mental Health, Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

In addition to her role as the Director of the Childcare and Community Social-Emotional Wellness (CCSEW) Program for several years, Nida was a supervisor within Center for Child Counseling’s Education and Prevention Services overseeing interns and providing Play Therapy and Trauma-Informed Care training around Palm Beach County and the state.

Nida is passionate about working with children and families who experienced trauma and helping them heal – and sharing her knowledge and experience through training others in the field.

Center for Child Counseling is approved by the Association for Play Therapy, APT Approved Provider #09-263. Continuing Education Provider Approved by: Florida Board of Psychology, Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling #50-11511.

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