At Therapeutic Play Foundation, we believe in the transformative power of play for mental health and wellness. At our organization, we’re dedicated to providing innovative workshops and programs that harness the therapeutic potential of play to promote healing, resilience, and growth.
Through our workshops, participants have the opportunity to explore various therapeutic approaches to play, including expressive arts therapy, mindfulness-based play, and nature-based interventions. Whether you’re a mental health professional seeking to enhance your clinical skills or an individual interested in personal growth and self-care, our workshops offer a supportive and engaging environment for learning and exploration.
Therapeutic approaches to play and mental health:
Expressive Arts Therapy Workshop: Explore the use of various art forms, including painting, drawing, music, and movement, as therapeutic tools for self-expression, emotional healing, and personal growth.
Play Therapy Techniques Workshop: Learn about different play therapy modalities and techniques, such as sand tray therapy, puppetry, and role-playing, to facilitate emotional expression, communication, and problem-solving in children and adolescents.
Mindfulness-Based Play Workshop: Integrate mindfulness practices with playful activities to promote present-moment awareness, stress reduction, and emotional regulation skills for both children and adults.
Nature-Based Play and Ecotherapy Workshop: Discover the therapeutic benefits of connecting with nature through outdoor play, eco-art, and nature-based activities aimed at fostering a sense of well-being, resilience, and ecological stewardship.
Trauma-Informed Play Interventions Workshop: Gain insights into trauma-informed approaches to play therapy, including understanding the impact of trauma on children’s development and learning trauma-sensitive techniques to support healing and resilience.
Parent-Child Play and Attachment Workshop: Explore the importance of attachment theory in parent-child relationships and learn playful interventions and activities to strengthen attachment bonds, promote secure attachment, and enhance parent-child communication.
Playful Yoga and Movement Therapy Workshop: Combine yoga and movement-based activities with playful elements to promote physical health, emotional regulation, and body awareness for individuals of all ages.
Social Skills Development through Play Workshop: Develop social skills, empathy, and cooperation through cooperative games, group activities, and role-playing scenarios designed to enhance interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills.
Self-Care and Play for Mental Health Professionals Workshop: Provide mental health professionals with tools and strategies for incorporating self-care practices and playful activities into their daily routines to prevent burnout, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being.
Playful Storytelling and Narrative Therapy Workshop: Explore the power of storytelling and narrative techniques as therapeutic tools for reframing personal narratives, building resilience, and promoting positive identity development in individuals of all ages.