Course Description

  • This experiential two-hour workshop introduces attendees to the remarkable world of play therapy.
  • Attendees will discover the benefits of play therapy and expressive arts techniques and learn ethical principles of practice that go beyond those appropriate for standard talk therapy.


Dr. Page Thanasiu is the Department Chair & Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Stetson University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL-LMHC), Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S), and National Board Certified Counselor who specializes in Play Therapy and Expressive Arts with children, adolescents, and families.


September 16: Palm Coast, Room 103, 145 City Pl, Palm Coast, FL 32164

September 23: Arlington, Academic Health Sciences Building, Room 1172, 5491 Dolphin Pointe Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32211


2 Continuing Education Credits will be available for Florida 491 Board Licensees.

NOTE: SECTIONS 003 and 004 are only open to currently enrolled counseling students.

Learner Outcomes

As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the primary differences between adult and child/adolescent cognitive processing of traumatic experience
  2. Identify 3 benefits of utilizing play therapy and expressive arts techniques with children/adolescents
  3. Explain 4 principles that contribute to the ethical use of expressive arts in counseling
  4. Experience a play therapy intervention and processing exercise
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