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CANCELLED – Friday Forums

When: March 20, 2020
Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am

For Pastors and Christian Leaders

Topic: Child-Centered and Directive Play Therapy
Arden Woods is pleased to announce that we are opening a child/play therapy center within the clinic to expand our offerings in this area. In conjunction with this, a new therapist in our clinic, Patricia Sandkamp, MA, LMFT, will share an overview of her approach to Play Therapy, which is called Child-Centered and Directive Play Therapy. Patricia has worked in the mental health care field with a focus on early childhood and school aged children since 2016, coming out of a background which has been supportive of the well-being and healthful development of children and families for many years. According to the International Association for Play Therapy, play is the language of children and is therefore an important avenue for child focused mental health professionals to engage with and support mental health interventions when working with children. In this presentation, Patricia will be exploring growth challenges from the perspective of the child, therapy strategies developed to directly engage and impact a child, and benefits play therapy offers including the impact on primary caregivers.

***Please note that this session is on the third weekend in March instead of the normal second weekend.

Please indicate your plan to attend this session by replying to this email or contacting us through the Friday Forums page at ardenwoodspsych.com. If you have ideas for future sessions, please use one of these methods to share these also. We look forward to seeing you at this session as we continue our journey of learning and growing together.

Cost: Free

Questions? Please contact Thomas Hainlen, Psy.D., LP, Director, Arden Woods Psychological Services
900 Long Lake Rd., Ste. 320, New Brighton, 55112, MN, US
Phone: 651-482-9361, ardenwoodspsych.com

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