This one day course explores current theories and research on brain
development with a focus on common presenting problems encountered by
play therapists, such as attachment problems, neglect and trauma
exposure. This course will investigate the influence of “play” on the
brain and consequently the “healing of children” within all models of
This overview of the key principles of
neurodevelopment will be invaluable for play therapy clinicians during
the assessment process and for developing
effective treatment plans.
This course will also review some promising treatment approaches, such
as neurosequential programming, to help inform the selection
of appropriate play therapy models.