December 12, 2021

9 to noon MT

      A Whole New World: A Play Therapy Strategy Using Story Telling and Artistic Expression

      3 CEs

      ONLINE/Link sent Prior to Training

      Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for  

      3 CONTACT CE Hours

 APT Content Area: Special Topic

A three-hour training that will teach about the powers of storytelling in therapy, and then apply this knowledge to play therapy through a specific technique that encourages the child to co-construct an imaginary world that acts as a safe space for emotional expression and trauma processing. This involves both play therapy and art therapy strategies and will walk clinicians through a step-by-step process supporting the development of the child’s imaginary world.

OBJECTIVES: Participants will:

Clinicians will learn about the role of storytelling in Play Therapy including being able to list 3 benefits of storytelling in Play Therapy.

Clinicians will learn 5 activity prompts for helping a child begin to build a story world.

Clinicians will be able to identify at least 3 ways story creation can help children row new neural pathways.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

·       Training course registrations will not be confirmed until registration is complete and billing information is received in full.

·       In order to cancel or reschedule a confirmed training please submit an email request to

·       Please submit all cancellation requests within 10 calendar days of registration and no later than 5 days prior to the scheduled course date in order to receive a full refund of paid registration fees minus admin fees based on a 30% of cost of training (ie. $60 x 30% = $18 admin fee).

·       No shows and cancellations not made within the specified cancellation period will incur the full cost of registration.

All sales final on book studies and recorded webinars. 

Cancellation by Child Counseling Center and Play Therapy Institute Of NM (CCC & PTI)

·       Child Counseling Center and Play Therapy Institute of NM reserves the right to cancel any training course due to insufficient enrollment at least 15 calendar days in advance of the scheduled course date. Notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for a future course date or to receive a full refund of registration fees.

·       CCC & PTI is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the customer if a training course is cancelled.

·       If a training class is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances such as weather or natural disaster, the customer is encouraged to reschedule for a future training course.


The Child Counseling Center and Play Therapy of Institute of NM (CC PTI of NM) is fully committed to complying with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content, and in the treatment of attendees.

While we go to great lengths to assure fair treatment for all and attempt to anticipate problems, we recognize that complaints will arise.  When problems do present themselves, we will attempt to alleviate complaints as quickly as possible.

Complaints relative to a speaker, contents of instructional materials being presented, an individual educational style being utilized, or facilities where a training is held should be addressed with Lisa Dykes-Harrell, Director of the Training Program at CCC PTI of NM, who will attempt to resolve the matter as expeditiously as possible. You can contact Lisa at

A Whole New World: A Play Therapy Strategy Using Story Telling