Presentation Title

Creatively Playful with Wilson: Using Play Therapy in the Academic Setting

Primary Presenter Brief Bio

Greetings, I am Shatisha Wilson, but most clients refer to me as "Wilson". I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor and Registered Play Therapy Supervisor that provides therapeutic intervention to children, adolescents, adults and their families. I’m the proud owner of Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC Play Therapy & Counseling Center based in Augusta, Georgia. I provide individual counseling and family counseling with trauma integrated play therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I also assist students and emerging clinicians with become Licensed Professional Counselors and/or Registered Play Therapists.

At Wilson’s Garden of Hope, LLC we strive to meet clients where they are and collaborate with our clients throughout the therapeutic journey. My mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that allows me to assist you and your family with navigating some of life's most difficult journeys. I specialize in trauma integrated play therapy, sexual trauma, behavior modification, parenting issues, anger management, anxiety, depression and grief/loss.

Type of Presentation

Regular Session

Location

Session Two Breakouts: Room 2047

Topic Category

Strand 3: Intentional Teaching Strategies

Targeted Age Group

Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary/Afterschool, Adult Learners

Targeted Audience

Family Child Care, Directors/Administrators, Early Intervention Providers, After-School Providers, College Faculty/Trainers/TA, Primary Grades, Faith Based

Brief Session Description

This training provides participants with a different lens and perspective when considering clients across the lifespan, and interested in adding additional techniques to their tool kit in an effort to connect with children in their learning environment.

Full Session Description

•This workshop is designed for the participant interested in creative and innovative ways to connect to their students. •Have you ever had a difficult child/family that you felt disconnected from? •Play Therapy has the capacity to allow members of the helping profession to connect to individuals when traditional talk therapy is not effective. •This training provides participants with a different lens and perspective when considering clients across the lifespan, and interested in adding additional therapeutic techniques to their tool set.

Start Date

25-1-2020 1:15 PM

End Date

25-1-2020 2:45 PM

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Jan 25th, 1:15 PM Jan 25th, 2:45 PM

Creatively Playful with Wilson: Using Play Therapy in the Academic Setting

Session Two Breakouts: Room 2047

This training provides participants with a different lens and perspective when considering clients across the lifespan, and interested in adding additional techniques to their tool kit in an effort to connect with children in their learning environment.