Maggie Fearn

Maggie Fearn
Lecturers
Qualifications:MA DATP; BAPT: MA Psychotherapy and Play Therapy,
Role:Lecturer

Maggie has been a play practitioner for more than 30 years, gaining her first MA (Developmental and Therapeutic Play) at Swansea University in 2009, and she has been a Forest School practitioner since 2001. Maggie is a senior lecturer in the University of South Wales. She is a practitioner of Body & Earth experiential anatomy and authentic movement, investigating strategies for supporting developmental movement and sensory awareness during outdoor play. Maggie completed her training as a play therapist with the Children’s Therapy Centre, Ireland. She facilitates wild play, Forest School, and play therapy with children and their families in Wales, and she trains adults in developmental and therapeutic play. She has many published articles and book chapters, and a particular interest in neurobiology and the therapeutic use of movement and the outdoors in play therapy. Maggie is a wonderful addition to our staff team, she teaches on our MA, and is a fantastic dissertation supervisor for our 4th year MA students.

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2 days ago

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

4 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

4 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

1 week 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