Galway: Play Therapy Techniques

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November 9, 2019 10:00 - 16:45

Galway: Play Therapy Techniques

Galway (Acorn 2 Oaks)
Address: Unnamed Road, Galway, Ireland

You can chose to pay only a €50 deposit now, with the remainder automatically charged three weeks prior to the course begining.

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Facilitator:

Emer McDonagh
Lecturers
Qualifications:SIAPTP
Role:Lecturer

Emer holds an MA in Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy and Play Therapy and a BA (HONS) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care. She has extensive experience working with children who have experienced domestic violence and also with non residential parents and their children, maintaining and promoting quality contact. Emer has been involved in the Daphne III programme Responding to Child Parent Violence action research project, training in Non Violent Resistance and the Break 4 Change programme targeting services to families affected by Child Parent Violence. Emer has also completed Intensive Filial Therapy Training, and mindfulness training. Emer also provides a family support role with families affected by meningitis. She has developed a number of workshops to support adults such as “You, Your Thoughts & Your ACTions”, addressing stress and anxiety, “Don’t Just Survive, Thrive!, parenting children affected by Meningitis”. She has also developed and facilitated workshops to support whole families including “Reconnecting after Meningitis” and the sibling support workshop “Me Too!”. Emer has worked with the Brothers of Charity services and been involved in a number of Humanitarian aid projects in both Ethiopia and Peru. Currently Emer is in private practice at Acorns 2 Oaks Therapy Services and also provides trainings for professionals working with vulnerable children. Emer facilitates our Level 6 Therapeutic Play Skills Certificate in Galway and also works as a CTC supervisor.

 

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My heart is so sad this morning. I woke up to the news that the legendary Dr. Charles Schaefer has died suddenly of a massive stroke. Charlie was a powerful pioneer in the field of play therapy. He ... See more

2 days ago

The sun is shining and I am ready to welcome our second year MA students back. Looking forward to seeing lots of you online tomorrow too as we are starting our sandplay training with Lorri Yasenik. ... See more

3 days ago

EXCITING!!! Another fantastic live online training course coming up this November. Join Dr.Sue Jennings online for a playful dance through Neuro-Dramatic Play, Embodiment-Projection-Role, and the ... See more

5 days ago

So very true @lrknost! I was reminded of this today as I sat doing homework with my children. Having spent years teaching and also years providing therapeutic support for children, I am acutely aware ... See more