Understanding Childhood Trauma & Promoting Emotional Well-Being Through Play

This workshop is part of a series of training events which support this diversification of practice by play therapists and other suitably qualified professionals, including teachers, psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, early years teachers, family support workers and project workers.

This experiential training focuses on understanding childhood trauma and promoting emotional well – being through play. Edel feels very strongly about the importance of play, she has a love of puppetry, clay, and fairies and loves to share the healing that such play brings to all. This important topic is critical for all those working with children and teenagers. The impact of childhood trauma is enormous. This workshop will provide participants with a deeper understanding of childhood trauma and look at play based interventions and techniques that can be used with children and teenagers who have experienced childhood trauma. This workshop will explore the world of healing through play. Emotional literacy and social relationships through play will also be explored.

Facilitator

Edel Lawlor
Lecturers
Qualifications:MA Psychotherapy and Play Therapy
Role:Lecturer

Edel is the founder and Director of Expressive play, a child and adolescent therapy centre. Edel has over 20 years experience working in a variety of therapeutic support roles with both children and adults. Edel has an a MA in Psychotherapy and Play Therapy and has also trained in Sandplay Therapy, Art Therapy, Puppetry and Social Care. She has a unique blend of experience in a variety of roles including; play therapy, integrative psychotherapy, family therapy, parent support and teaching. Edel is a highly skilled, and natural, therapist and trainer, she truly is a joy to learn from.

Edel teaches on our Level 6 Therapeutic Play Skills Certificate in Kerry and also designs and facilitates a range of our CPD training events. Edel specialises in facilitating workshops in our series of training events which support the diversification of practice by play therapists and other suitably qualified professionals, including teachers, psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, early years teachers, family support workers and project workers.

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