Superheroes in Play Therapy
August 13th, 2021
Clients of all ages struggle with anxiety and trauma, and this interactive webinar explores how the play therapist can use superheroes to empower clients to overcome their issues in fun and healthy ways. The play therapist has a unique opportunity to utilize superheroes in individual, family, and group play therapy to support clients across the lifespan. Individuals will explore superhero-themed play therapy interventions to implement in the playroom and beyond. Time will be spent reviewing superhero narratives and imagery that can be used in the playroom to encourage clients to find their inner superhero!
- Describe theoretical constructs that encourage imaginative play in the play therapy room.
- Identify ways to integrate superhero themes into cognitive behavioral play therapy sessions to address trauma in the playroom.
- List the therapeutic benefits of integrating superheroes into play therapy, counseling, and psychotherapy.
- Utilize directive play therapy techniques that implement superheroes in individual, family, and group therapy sessions.