History of Play Therapy: The Evolution of the Theories


(Non-Contact) 120 minutes = 2 NBCC hours

Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.

This webinar will educate participants as to how the theories of Play Therapy emerged. Understanding the relationships between theories and their evolution helps clinicians appreciate their own style of practicing Play Therapy. Contrasting Play Therapy with other modalities will also be discussed. Peering into a crystal ball will enable us to see what Play Therapy will encounter in the future.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the Theories of play therapy
  • Learn about the evolution of play therapy theories
  • Predict what will emerge in the future for play therapy