Training in Play Therapy
In addition to case consultation in Experiential Play Therapy, we offer training workshops in Experiential Play Therapy. All trainings earn CEUs with the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Pratice Board (provider # 0102791. We are now CEU a provider for the Association for Play Therapy (Provider # 10-281).
Workshops and Trainings
* Treating children through Experiential Play Therapy
This is a 14 hr./two day workshop sponsored by The Community Lighthouse given annually by Dr. Byron Norton. This course is required for those seeking credentialing as an Experiential Play Therapist (EPT), and for those seeking the credentials for Registered Play Therapist.
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*Case Consultation in Play Therapy
Dr. Norton offers 6 hr. group consultations bi-monthly 5 times a year. Charlotte Knauber MA NCC LPCC RPT-S co-facilitates these consultation groups.
* Intensive Training in Experiential Play Therapy
This is a week long/40hr training in Experiential Play therapy facilitated by Byron Norton, and Charlotte. Participants will provide play therapy to children while being supervised from behind a two way mirror. There will be video reviews of play sessions with a facilitator. See registration PDF at the bottom of the page.
* Speaking To Unconsciousness in Experiential Play Therapy
This is a 3 hr workshop given by Charlotte Knauber that teaches how to establish trust, build confidence, and affirm the experience of the child and healing through communication to the unconscious of the child. This training qualifies for RPT and RPT-S certification.
* Somatic Expressions of Trauma In Experiential Play Therapy
This is a 3 hr workshop presented by Charlotte Knauber and Mark Ferriegel. Participants will learn how to identify the subtle traumatic body movements made by children in play. The natural healing process will be identified so that the play therapist will know where the child is in the therapeutic process. This training qualifies for RPT and RPT-S certification.
*Wednesday Play Video Review
This is a 10 week program of hourly video reviews of Experiential Play Therapy Sessions. Participants will receive academic credit towards a R.P.T. and RPT-S certification. Meetings are from 12:30-1:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Arrangements can be made to get supervision in this consultation.
Distance Learning and Supervision
We offer distance workshops and trainings through web conferencing. Charlotte Knauber provides individual supervision using web cams. For more information, call Mark Ferriegel at 505-262-9391.
The Community Lighthouse offers internships for students in the mental health fields. We accept counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapist and psychologist. Our internships focus on Experiential Play Therapy and gathering data for research.