Child-Centered Play Therapy 101

Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) is seen as the foundational theoretical orientation in Play Therapy.

CCPT is an evidenced-based intervention grounded in the theoretical underpinnings of Carl Roger’s person-centered theory. This introductory workshop will invite participants into the discovery of the therapeutic modality in the use of Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT). CCPT will be defined, an historical overview will be presented in addition to the overview of the therapy, its procedures, the role of the Play Therapist, child, and parent will be presented as well as logistical aspects of CCPT and child-centered play therapy strategies.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review the historical overview and theory of Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT).
  • Describe the use of CCPT.
  • Identify the roles of the therapist, child, and parents in CCPT.
  • Explain how one’s views about children, and the therapeutic relationship, impact therapy.
  • Identify and demonstrate CCPT strategies.
  • Explain how CCPT differs from other Play Therapy models. 
  • Demonstrate the essential CCPT skills. 

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