Trauma impacts neural pathways and disrupts emotional responses that can lead to behavioral and psychological disorders. Explore ways to bypass defenses and engage neuroplasticity with creative therapy techniques as an entry or adjunct option to talk therapy. This experiential workshop demonstrates innovative therapy techniques for trauma counseling, including sand tray, therapy rocks, therapeutic journaling, and expressive arts. Attendees will participate in these techniques and receive e-book access for a basic ???process book? to launch creative therapies.
Presented by: Kathie Erwin, Ed. D.
- Recognize creative techniques suited to age, dexterity, and acceptability for each client
- Develop a treatment plan that incorporates creative therapy
- Evaluate the effectiveness of creative therapy for each client