Barriers to Effective Child-Centered Play Therapy


Previously Recorded 1 CE.

Presenter: Cathy Canfield, MSW, LCSW, LICSW.

Child-Centered Play Therapy follows the principles of Client-Centered Therapy of creating a non-judgmental and caring therapeutic atmosphere, with clear boundaries. Research has validated that this is a powerful method for decreasing a wide range of child problems, including overcoming trauma, building self-regulation skills and self-esteem. CCPT is based on eight principles applied in a systematic way. Practitioners of CCPT often face common issues in practice. This webinar will address many of the common issues and how to address them.



Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the eight principles of Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Name 3 concerns that commonly arise in Child-Centered Play Therapy
  • Name 3 ways to address the concerns that arise in Child-Centered Play Therapy