Mad, Sad, Glad – Play Therapy and Countertransference


Previously Recorded (Non- Contact) 1 CEU.

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

This webinar will discuss the feelings that many children have and their impact on the therapist. Often we complicate children’s feelings by talking too much, ignoring non-verbal “feelings” or assigning tasks to express them. We will talk about “relaxing” with feelings of children. Each webinar workshop offers one hour of continuing education credit. To receive credit, a quiz and an evaluation must be completed following each webinar.


Learning Objectives:

  • Definitions of mad, sad, and glad.
  • Participants will learn about the phenomena of countertransference.
  • Participants will hear examples of how feelings of children interact with the feelings of the therapist.
  • Participants will be able to integrate these feelings of clients and their own countertransference into their own theoretical foundation in which they practice.

CEs are offered through:

  • Kids Inc. (APT Approved Provider 10-275) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer Continuing education specific to play therapy