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Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children

Topics: Expressive Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Children, Teens, Grief Counseling

Audience: Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Play Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

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Liana Lowenstein
MSW, RSW, CPT-S

Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families in Toronto since 1988. Her 14 books are used by mental health professionals all over the world. She is a dynamic speaker who has provided trainings throughout North America and abroad, including China, South Africa, Israel, England, New Zealand, Australia, and Slovenia. She is winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada.

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Course Overview

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Course Description:
When children enter therapy because they have experienced the death of a loved one, they are at a very vulnerable time in their lives. They are often anxious about the therapeutic process and reluctant or unable to talk directly about painful feelings. Therapy that is engaging and play-based can facilitate their expression of grief and loss. This webinar will combine up-to-date theory with innovative play therapy techniques. A brief theoretical overview will provide a context for the assessment and treatment interventions i.e., definitions, risk factors, developmental impact of grief, and treatment guidelines.

An innovative model for assessing and treating normative and traumatic grief in children will be outlined. The webinar will detail a variety of structured play therapy techniques, including interventions to help children bereaved by suicide and homicide. Participants will come away with a better understanding of grief theory, and many new and innovative play therapy techniques.

This training will combine lecture, activity demonstrations, videos of client sessions, and experiential exercises.  
Original recording date: March 10, 2021; Length: 120 min
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the key differences between normative grief and traumatic grief
  • Identify the impact of loss at different developmental stages.
  • Identify common risk factors associated with children coping with bereavement.
  • Describe the key guidelines for explaining death to a child.
  • Describe the unique treatment issues of children coping with suicide and homicide death.
  • Apply a variety of innovative play therapy activities to help children cope with the death of a loved one. 
    Atle Dyregrov, Kari Dyregrov, Mariana Pereira, Pål Kristensen & Iren Johnsen (2020) Early intervention for bereaved children: What mental health professionals think, Death Studies, 44:4, 201-209, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2018.1531086

    Brown, E., Amaya-Jackson, L., Cohen, J., Handel, S., De Bocanegra, H., Zatta, E., Goodman, R. and Mannarino, A. (2008). Childhood traumatic grief: A multi-site empirical examination of the construct and its correlates. Death Studies, 32, 899-923.

    Buket ?im?ek Arslan, Zeynep Özer & Kadriye Bulduko?lu (2020) Posttraumatic growth in parentally bereaved children and adolescents: A systematic review, Death Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1716886

    Kenney-Noziska, S. (2019). Integrating directive and posttraumatic play therapy to address childhood trauma. Play Therapy 14(2), 12-15.

    Natasha Griffiths, Trevor G. Mazzucchelli, Shelly Skinner, Robert T. Kane & Lauren J. Breen (2019) A pilot study of a new bereavement program for children: Lionheart Camp for Kids, Death Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2019.1702121

    Polyxeni Stylianou & Michalinos Zembylas (2018) Peer support for bereaved children: Setting eyes on children’s views through an educational action research project, Death Studies, 42:7, 446-455, DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2017.1369472

    Wymer, B., Ohrt, J. H., Morey, D., & Swisher, S. (2020). Integrating expressive arts techniques into trauma-focused treatment with children. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 42(2), 124-139. https://doi.org/10.17744/mehc.42.2.03

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    Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569, for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167 and for psychologists #PSY-0236. Note: Note: This course provides dynamic_ce contact hour(s) self-study credits. 

    Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.

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    Completing the video and achieving a posttest score of 80% or above is required to receive CE award. Open material permitted and one can retest unlimited times. Upon passing, we will email you a completion certificate within one business day. If failed, we will email you a retest in the same timeframe.

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    Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who successfully complete the course and pass the posttest. Registration is open indefinitely. Recordings, handouts and completion certificates are accessible for a guaranteed one year as long as your account is active. Full refund or equal exchange up to 14 days of purchase if you are not satisfied as long as a completion certificate was not issued. For further details, please see the FAQ section or contact us.

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    Emma O'Grady, LCSWC, RPT-S
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The presenter presented this very difficult topic in an engaging, clear and concise manner. She effectively communicated different techniques we can use to help our own patients in treatment to better help them with their grief.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Josue Medrano

    I really liked the Sexual Trauma Healing Program. I think it is a good structure. I also appreciate Dr. Tropper's explanation for asking questions regarding drinking and other addictive habits, as clients may not be upfront about their use.

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    Josue Medrano
    Samantha McElroy, LCSW-C

    I think this was one of my favorite trainings ever! I love the examples and the explanations of how to use them and why they work. This is hands on material that will help me in my daily work with clients!

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    Samantha McElroy, LCSW-C
    K Darkell

    This was a wonderful and relevant training - loved all the international participation. A full day of more of this is welcome! Can't wait to use techniques learned with my clients.

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    K Darkell
    Carly Guari, LPC

    This training was very helpful in supporting my work as a trauma focused play therapist. It was nice to receive a refresher or learn how to integrate techniques into the teletherapy platform I use for some clients. If you can gain a few new techniques I would say this training is very worth it! Not to mention a few CEUs! I was very impressed by the diversity of presenters not only demographically but also theoretical background and orientation. 

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    Carly Guari, LPC
    Geri Bough, LCSW, RPT-S

    This was an informative training with great techniques to use in therapy sessions with children and their families. There is a good discussion of the rationale behind the techniques as well as how they can be modified.

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    Geri Bough, LCSW, RPT-S
    Sarah Stein-Wolf MA LCMHC RPT

    Lynn provides a cohesive and well presented overview of the IDM and DM models and how they can be utilized with experienced supervisees. I highly recommend your investment of time in this training.

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    Sarah Stein-Wolf MA LCMHC RPT
    Waltta-Kadane Headley, CCYC

    This training provided great age-appropriate, activities that can be used to engage all family members in a meaningful way.

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    Waltta-Kadane Headley, CCYC
    Amy Absalonson, LCPC

    This was a great training! I really felt like I had solid, tangible tools to take with me immediately. I'll recommend this to my colleagues!

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    Amy Absalonson, LCPC
    Kaitlyn Abadia MSW,LCSW

    This training was fantastic! I would recommend it to others in this profession.

    Kaitlyn Abadia MSW,LCSW
    Recorded Participant

    Instructor really knows her stuff and is very experienced.

    Recorded Participant
    Joelle Harrison, LPCC, RPT-S

    Engaging content - valuable information that can be applied to a variety of client needs.

    Joelle Harrison, LPCC, RPT-S
    Mina Kirkova

    Very informative course, I learned so much. I love Dr. Tropper. His presentation style is amazing: funny, relaxed, down to earth, informative, based on lots of research. I love his personal examples as I can relate to them.

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    Mina Kirkova
    Carolyn O'Malley Trainee Playtherapist & Creative Psychotherapist

    As a Trainee Playtherapist & Creative Psychotherapist I found the Webinar extremely interesting and beneficial. It provided a wealth of knowledge drawing on experienced professionals from all over the world. As well as providing new information, it provided insight into the variety of different ways that people are working in the same/similar fields. It was inspiring.

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    Carolyn O'Malley Trainee Playtherapist & Creative Psychotherapist
    Recorded Participant

    Very helpful, throughout, easy to understand, track and follow

    Recorded Participant
    Tara Buchanan, MSW, LCSW

    It was a great training. I learned many valuable interventions that will be helpful in sessions with my clients. Thank you again for offering this amazing training!

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    Tara Buchanan, MSW, LCSW
    Leslie Bensieck, LCSW

    Very well put together and organized!

    Leslie Bensieck, LCSW
    Cecilia Yeung, Canada

    It is an international play therapy conference as all the speakers are dedicated in helping children with play techniques. Their deep love of children is seem through the techniques sharing in the webinar. My heart is deeply touched by our presenters and hope to learn more from each of them. Thank you to the organizer - it was   such a success and wonderful experience for me.

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    Cecilia Yeung, Canada
    Participant

    Excellent information clearly presented. Much to think about and apply to enhance my practice.

    Participant
    Sara Portman Milner, LCSW-C, Director of Student Services at Sunflower Bakery

    I loved Dr. Tropper's rapid-fire pace in his presentation. My brain responds positively to that pace and information is received and stored more effectively. I was able to stay focused throughout, since he used engaging slides and personal examples, all in the rapid-fire mode!

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    Sara Portman Milner, LCSW-C, Director of Student Services at Sunflower Bakery
    Anonymous in Interior Alaska

    This was a wonderful session that was very clear in applying what we know about neuroscience and behavior to the structure of telehealth play therapy sessions, along with excellent practical strategies that can be stargeically implemented immediately.

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    Anonymous in Interior Alaska
    Mariëtte Joubert

    The training was very good. Nice to experience different therapists from different countries having the same challenges and giving useable techniques. Content and style of workshop was very good and easy to understand.

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    Mariëtte Joubert
    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC

    Great! Speaker was very engaging and information was helpful for practice during COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC
    Sharon Freeman, LCSW-C

    The presenters were excellent.  Pulling together a workshop of this magnitude is quite impressive.  Great job all around.

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    Sharon Freeman, LCSW-C
    Jacqueline Rivers, LMFT

    Content was thorough, addressing both theory and practical applications. Speaker was knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. I enjoyed this training.

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    Jacqueline Rivers, LMFT
    Christine Hull, LMSW

    I liked that several different styles, modalities, and interventions were presented. It was helpful in making sure there was something to take away from the training for everyone (hopefully) as well as ideas for working with different age groups.

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    Christine Hull, LMSW
    BC Hansen, LMHC, CCTP, NCC, CAP

    Great information to utilize in the clinical setting treating trauma.

    BC Hansen, LMHC, CCTP, NCC, CAP
    Live Participant

    She was awesome! I feel more competent than before I took the training. I am excited to implement these interventions.

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    Live Participant
    B. Bryant LMFT, NCC

    This was a great training. It provided an over view of Humanistic psychology and how to integrate suicide assessment. A must have!

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    B. Bryant LMFT, NCC
    Melodie Vella

    Trainer was well organized, thoughtful and culturally sensitive, current to our current world, and online virtual play therapy skills for all to use with clients to help them express their emotions.

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    Melodie Vella
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    I loved the case vignette and how practical it was.

    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Cyndie Kieffer, LCSW

    I always look forward to this training. I take away skills I can use immediately with the clients that I serve.

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    Cyndie Kieffer, LCSW
    Laura Huddleston, LPC, ACS

    I learned how to immediately implement BA with my clients. This was a practical and thorough training!

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    Laura Huddleston, LPC, ACS
    Kelie D. , LCSW-C

    Insightful, relevant, and practical strategies to be trauma-informed and aware when working with clients as they transition from victim to survivor, then on to thriving!

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    Kelie D. , LCSW-C
    Jeanette Flores, LAC

    The 2021 play therapy conference was a wonderful experience! It had many practical interventions to utilize during our therapeutic sessions. I loved the multicultural aspect of different presenters from around the world. I am looking forward to future trainings. 

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    Jeanette Flores, LAC
    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC

    This training has been incredibly helpful in terms of helping me figure out how to best support my client's who struggle with eating disorders

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    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor was very knowledgeable and presented the topic of addressing the complex issues of teens in a very engaging and clear manner, I would be interested in taking another course with the instructor.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Jenna MacNeil, RCT-C

    Liana always provides relevant training with helpful strategies.  

    Jenna MacNeil, RCT-C
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Psychologist

    Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative information, playful interventions, and recourses regard to the issue of GAD in clinical practice when working with children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Psychologist
    Sara Lopez-Viquez, LMSW

    This is an essential comprehensive webinar to understand the underlying negative beliefs which are the root of the symptoms that often bring people into therapy.

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    Sara Lopez-Viquez, LMSW
    Santina Bianco, LPC

    I thought it was a wonderful idea to bring together play therapist's from around the world. I was able to see the differences and similarities between all of the instructor's. I thought it was extremely helpful to see the techniques demonstrated. I appreciated the inclusion of theoretical orientation and discussion sections. I will be utilizing these techniques in my practice as a play therapist. I hope that more of these trainings will be done in the future.

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    Santina Bianco, LPC
    Michelle LaMantia, LMSW

    I think that the presentation was well-organized. It was great and interesting to hear from others around the world. It gave me new knowledge, and fun activities that I will certainly use with the children I work with.

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    Michelle LaMantia, LMSW
    Lia Walker

      The information provided in the training about the historical court cases that have led us to the current place we are with rights for children, parents and families was incredible. I'm not much of a history person but I thoroughly enjoyed learning about those cases.

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    Lia Walker
    Tonya Kinnaman

    Outstanding!!! I loved this training!!!

    Tonya Kinnaman
    Leticia Mayes, LPC

    This was a fantastic webinar that provided very applicable ideas as well as the interventions

    Leticia Mayes, LPC
    Jounelle Gibson, Educational Psychologist

    The course was so inspiring and educational. I learnt so much and am already wanting the next one! Wow!! Cannot wait to try them. I love the practicality of the ideas and that they were not costly!

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    Jounelle Gibson, Educational Psychologist
    Recorded Participant

    I was very impressed with the trainer's competence , knowledge and skillset. I've been to many trainings on this topic and even though this is the only one which was pre-recorded, I believe I got the most from this one. That's how incredible Liana Lowenstein is. Great webinar!

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    Recorded Participant
    Haley Grout, QMHP

    The training was very intriguing and pertinent to the population of kiddos I work with. I feel like I understand all the kids with sensory issues so much more in-depth now.

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    Haley Grout, QMHP
    Teresa Jones, LISW

    I think this was an excellent training and I was surprised it was offered for free. I really enjoyed that each therapist shared an intervention. I will definitely be utilizing all of the interventions into my practice. Thank you so very much for providing such a great training! I am grateful to have had the opportunity to learn!

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    Teresa Jones, LISW
    Junko Johnson

    I enjoyed the course. The instructor is very experienced and knowledgeable. The information is all practical and easy to provide for my clients. So I appreciate it.

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    Junko Johnson
    Yiscah Baldinger, LMSW

    I have always struggled to find ethics courses that are interesting and also cover the requirement social workers need to renew their license. I was pleasantly surprised with this one! It was very interesting, interactive, kept my attention and I learned many new things. Highly recommend.

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    Yiscah Baldinger, LMSW
    Denise O Boyle

    It was very helpful a lovely course to keep the energy levels up.

    Denise O Boyle
    Participant

    Joseph is a phenomenal webinar teacher! He is interesting, energetic and knowledgeable.

    Participant
    Amanda Olsen, LMSW

    This training was well-presented with actionable, easy-to-implement techniques to use in play therapy. The ides presented were diverse in use and theoretical underpinnings and were especially helpful to any one that wants to work with children and join with them in their world.

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    Amanda Olsen, LMSW
    Brenda Thonis, M.A.

    There were many new techniques presented today that I feel I want to add to my toolbox and begin implementing with my kiddos.

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    Brenda Thonis, M.A.
    Lisa D'Antonio LCSW-C

    This is a great intro training to Bipolar D/O. It goes through all of the criteria for the different diagnosis, episodes, psychotic features etc. It's clear and the instructor does a good job mixing in her experience working with individuals with BD along side describing the illness.

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    Lisa D'Antonio LCSW-C
    Michelle 

    Wonderful presentation! Thank you!

    Michelle 
    Ali Diviney, Play Therapist

    Before attending this training, I was uncertain about the therapeutic value of some games and which ones to include in the playroom, so I now have another tool for my kit. The instructor was very knowledgeable, and a great reflection on how she has incorporated games, into her sessions with children, the dialogue that can take place during gameplay was also very useful.

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    Ali Diviney, Play Therapist
    Diana Stewart, LCSW-C

    I felt the training was wonderful and enjoyed the multicultural aspect of the training. I felt the instructors presented some very new ideas and information.

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    Diana Stewart, LCSW-C
    In-house participant

    Excellent training! A lot to take in during one sitting, but I would not take anything out, very helpful and practical. Very engaging, thank you!

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    In-house participant
    Dana Skelton, LPC-MHSP

    I enjoyed this training and learned great ideas for therapeutic interventions when working with clients. Being able to use media will be an effective way to build rapport with kids.

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    Dana Skelton, LPC-MHSP
    Susanne McIntyre, PhD, New York

    This course was an excellent presentation about how to conduct an online therapy session with a child or teen, with specific strategies and games demonstrated and explained clearly.

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    Susanne McIntyre, PhD, New York
    Alieu Daramy, LMSW

    Superb training, I reallly gained from the effective questions for prompting answers about crisis situations and in working with kids.

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    Alieu Daramy, LMSW
    Participant

    This was a great learning tool. very useful, clear and concise and the examples were relevant and helpful. Thanks!

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    Participant
    Patrick Farrell, ADT

    A very high level of competence and command over a very large breadth and depth of material, that's not at all strictly "textbook" knowledge, or too "clinical." Lots of grounded, real-world application and examples, along with plenty of insights, implications, and tips, that are clearly from actual experience, and typically not found in the textbooks or academic settings.

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    Patrick Farrell, ADT
    Jennifer Stinson, BSW, MSW, RCSW,

    This training was absolutely exceptional. I loved all of it. From the resources to share with parents, the assessment and treatment plan ideas, to the examples from her own practice. Further to that also sharing the many resources and developmentally fitting strategies that she has spent much time learning about and then creating herself as well. I so appreciate the generosity and am so excited to share this with the children and families coming in to see me next week!

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    Jennifer Stinson, BSW, MSW, RCSW,
    Attendee

    Excellent, knowlegable, organized presentation of complex matrial and subject.

    Attendee
    Mary Taverner, LCSW

    I really appreciated the instructor's knowledge and style of presenting material. It is often easy to get distracted or lost in webinars but Lynn was engaging and the content remained applicable and interesting throughout. It was a great mix of looking at symptoms, assessment, treatment, parent communication, resource sharing, etc.

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    Mary Taverner, LCSW
    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason MA  Resident in Counseling, LPC

    So much usable information and strategies from all over the world to use with unique and diverse populations. Next year, I will prioritize this for all working in our practice. What a great way to learn from so many professionals in one place. Thank you and until next year

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    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason MA Resident in Counseling, LPC
    Amanda Crum, LMFT

    I work with individuals, children and families affected by HT, DV, and SA. This knowledge will be added to my arsenal of guiding these clients to healing! The Instructor gave a lot of information in a short amount of time, though a bit too fast in some areas. However, I appreciate his appreciation for time management!

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    Amanda Crum, LMFT
    Recorded Participant

    Great training on ADHD with lots of great creative interventions to begin using right away. I would definitely recommend this training!

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    Recorded Participant
    Live Participant

    Wonderful training with lots of hands on activities to integrate the techniques.

    Live Participant
    Kim Rhoton, LCSW-C

    I am completely new to this platform. Training was thorough and I have needed information to provide ethical services.

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    Kim Rhoton, LCSW-C
    Michael Meir, MD, PhD, LMHC

    Excellent course. An eye opener. I got somany possibilities to expand my practice.

    Michael Meir, MD, PhD, LMHC
    Nancy Voight, LCSW-C

    The training was concrete with actionable items to help clients after leaving training.

    Nancy Voight, LCSW-C
    Stephanie DuCette MS MHP LMFT

    I have greatly appreciated the multicultural perspective given today and each presenter was thoughtful, engaging, and navigated the complexities of telehealth well!

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    Stephanie DuCette MS MHP LMFT
    Devon Palmanteer, MS, MFT Associate

    This training offered clear information and specific techniques. I found it very useful.

    Devon Palmanteer, MS, MFT Associate
    Rebecca Hult, MSW, MHP

    The course was great and I enjoyed listening to the activities that could be done during my sessions.

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    Rebecca Hult, MSW, MHP
    Rebecca Marsh, LMFT, LPC, RPT

    I love Liana and feel so privileged to get to hear her teach her methods with children of divorce. I have had the divorce book for years, so this has been amazing to learn directly from her.

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    Rebecca Marsh, LMFT, LPC, RPT
    Recorded Participant

    I appreciate the opportunity for supervision cues online.

    Recorded Participant
    Jenna M, M.A., LPCC

    Great presentation with lots of useful information. It was easy to understand. I definitely want to learn more. 

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    Jenna M, M.A., LPCC
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor presented the topic of the ethics behind reporting child neglect in a clear and thorough manner, exploring such related issues as when we are mandated to report and when not, use of corporal punishment, etc.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    James Helton, MEd

    This training was very convenient and offered basic information of a lot of different play therapy techniques. It was easily accessible and allows for the viewer to see many different techniques that can pique your interest and lead you to research them further.

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    James Helton, MEd
    Jen Abbe, LCPC

    Excellent training! I like how she walked us through it using our own experiences, case scenarios, real life examples, and elicited examples of clients we currently work with. I also appreciate that she gave use actual handouts we can use with our clients.

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    Jen Abbe, LCPC
    Participant

    This was an awesome training with absolutely tons of information!

    Participant
    Laura Jeanne Thompson, M. Ed - Counselling

    I really enjoyed the level of content and the pacing of this workshop. The facilitator was marvelous with making a virtual day as collaborative as possible. Thank you for that!

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    Laura Jeanne Thompson, M. Ed - Counselling
    Leah Horton, Resident in Counseling

    I really enjoyed this training. As a new up and coming play therapist I found the content to be relevant and applicable to my work with children and teens. The instructors were very knowledgeable and provided a lot of new techniques to keep in my toolbox.

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    Leah Horton, Resident in Counseling
    Recorded Participant

    Excellent training! It was a comprehensive and detailed training. The videos of the sessions were very helpful

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    Recorded Participant
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor provided a lot of information in a short period and was able to explain and provide interventions to use in treating teens who experience emotional dysregulation.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Live Participant

    Live Participant
    Patricia Williams

    This training was great and very educational regarding ED diagnosis and treatment

    Patricia Williams
    Jennifer Vaughn, MS, LPCC-S

    This was a wonderful training & really appreciate the quality and all the world speakers/therapists!  I remember my 1st in person training with Liana Lowenstein in OH many years ago --- motivated me for the world of play therapy and trauma work I still provide today.  Thank you!

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    Jennifer Vaughn, MS, LPCC-S
    Live Participant

    Liana is clearly an expert in her field. She is not only knowledgeable but also personable and an engaging presenter. Thank you.

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    Live Participant
    Sarah Ash, LCSW

    This was a very helpful training! Both presenters were engaging and offered practical interventions that are easily replicable in a therapy setting. Thanks!

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    Sarah Ash, LCSW
    Julia Vladimirskiy, LCSW

    Excellent speaker and such a deep and important topic!

    Julia Vladimirskiy, LCSW
    Rochel Naimam LCSW

    I have taken numerous trainings in the field. They were all good. This training was the most comprehensive and practical for clinical practice.

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    Rochel Naimam LCSW
    Chelsea

    It was very in-depth and gave information on a broad range of interventions.

    Chelsea
    Nedra Jeffords, LMSW

    This webinar addressed many of my own experiences as a therapist and a parent. It provided valuable information that I will definitely incorporate into my own practice. Already anticipating the next part in this series!

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    Nedra Jeffords, LMSW
    Hillary Hollander

    It was fantastic! Helpful in my own work.

    Hillary Hollander
    Participant

    Very informative, great presenting skills and engaging.

    Participant
    Staci Ekblad LPC

    Informative and helpful with a wide range of information.

    Staci Ekblad LPC
    Jennifer Hannett, MSW, LCSW

    This trainer is highly skilled, experienced, engaging and effective presenter. This was a highly informative training on termination, leaving clinicians with multiple specific tools and interventions to faciliate more effective termination with the children and families they serve. I found this training to be very helpful in my clinical work with children and their families.

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    Jennifer Hannett, MSW, LCSW
    Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

    Excellent and knowledgeable presenter.

    Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
    Brittany Grant, MSW

    I felt this training was beneficial in learning about anger techniques when working with children and teens. Some of the techniques were very creative and I feel I will be able to use them in my practice.

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    Brittany Grant, MSW
    Brittany Hill, B.A., M.Div, RP, OAMHP

    This was a fantastic course/instructor and I would recommend it to other friends and professionals looking to expand their skill set

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    Brittany Hill, B.A., M.Div, RP, OAMHP
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    Very knowledgable, engaging, and interesting.

    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Seija, Family Counsellor, NSW, Australia

    Superbly engaging, creative, practical and helpful to my work. Helped very much to increase my confidence in providing digital therapy.

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    Seija, Family Counsellor, NSW, Australia
    Attendee

    Great Training! Presenter was very knowledgeable.

    Attendee
    Jenna Harma, LPC

    These three trainers topics really complemented each other, all were great speakers. I really enjoyed this workshop and learned a great deal.

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    Jenna Harma, LPC
    Allison Griffin

    Extremely-best mindful training I have attended. Clear useful examples to use with clients.

    Allison Griffin
    Susan Robertory LCSW

    Dr Joe was the best online CEU instructor I’ve ever had. Not exaggerating! I’m going to look for another class by him.

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    Susan Robertory LCSW
    Deanne Holste, LPC

    Dr. Gibson is very informative and knowledgeable about the subject of insomnia. Great information for counselors.

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    Deanne Holste, LPC
    Participant

    Good info

    Participant
    Nicole Wallace, LCMHC

    As a clinician, I was so grateful to find this course. My graduate studies did not prepare me for treating eating disorders. This material has been informative and timely.

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    Nicole Wallace, LCMHC
    MSW Participant

      This was a great course. It was helpful to see case examples and hear about other people's experiences as well.

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    MSW Participant
    Emily Shanahan, LMSW

    Very enjoyable and contained a lot of great ideas for practice!

    Emily Shanahan, LMSW
    Jessica B. Gibson, MS, LMHC

    Liana was very interactive and knowledgable. Her course was playful and fun as a way to engage the audience, teach, and meet our clients on their level, which is PLAY.

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    Jessica B. Gibson, MS, LMHC
    Recorded Participant

    Great instructor! Looking forward to the rest of the masterclass.

    Recorded Participant
    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW

    Martha B. Straus was amazing! She is a wealth of knowledge and presented from a place of experience and compassion. I would highly recommend taking this course ASAP to start your year in a positive way to help children through this pandemic. I have left the training with a list of things I want to implement at the school I work in

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    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW
    Darlene Waldt, MSW, LCSW-C

    Great Training! Nice job covering the topic and showing how it is implemented.

    Darlene Waldt, MSW, LCSW-C
    Laurissa Bertsch, MSW, LCSW, Rostered CPP

    This was a great training that validates the Prescriptive way of practicing the art of therapy. It was great to watch and learn from practitioners around the world as they modeled session activities that promote and enhance a child's ability to express and articulate what the child is thinking and feeling.

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    Laurissa Bertsch, MSW, LCSW, Rostered CPP
    Liat Zeltser

    Instructor was very knowledgable and engaging and presented the topic very well, including relevant videos and slides pertaining to the topic.

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    Liat Zeltser
    Paige MacKenzie LPCC

    Instructor was very knowledgeable and a great presenter.

    Paige MacKenzie LPCC
    Annuli Higgins, LMSW

    This is a great training to understand trauma from a glass half full perspective

    Annuli Higgins, LMSW
    Adelia Munoz

    It was a worthwhile seminar

    Adelia Munoz
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The presenter presented the course on talking to children and adults about crisis, particularly in this crisis age of COVID, in a very clear and currently appropriate manner. He provided developmentally appropriate techniques to use with varying age groups facing crisis.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Dave Peirce M.S.W., RSW

    A creative and informative session! Thank-you!

    Dave Peirce M.S.W., RSW
    Participant

    Excellent presenter who utilized information, activity, client scenarios to help understand the principles.

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    Participant
    Candice Tillman, LPC-S

    The instructor did very well in presenting a topic that typically would be boring. She made it interesting!

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    Candice Tillman, LPC-S
    Katie Golden, LMSW, LGSW

    Core Wellness has provided some very good trainings and this was one of the best. I think it is well worth any clinician's time to take this training. I learned from three talented instructors both about theory and about interventions to use in practice with clients around regulation and anger.

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    Katie Golden, LMSW, LGSW
    Diane Willoughby, MSW, LCSW-C

    April Duncan's knowledge and skills were so impressive and her style very engaging. I work with seniors, but I felt drawn into this course and eager to try this type of therapy with my clientele.

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    Diane Willoughby, MSW, LCSW-C
    Amy Stewart, MSW, SWC

    Sitting on Zoom for two days covering theory and content can be tough, but not with this course! Dr. April is amazing. She organized and delivered this training in a way that kept me tuned in, engaged, and wanting more. She magically created a safe learning environment (VIRTUALLY, WOW!) that allowed participants to relax into her process, to ask general and individualized questions, and in the end, to feel capable of implementing sand tray therapy today! I can hardly wait! I hope to have Dr. April's skillset one day- she's inspiring.

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    Amy Stewart, MSW, SWC
    Amy Davis, Ph.D., NCC

    This was an amazing training. Liana Lowenstein is one of the most engaging presenters. I love that even though it was a recorded webinar, it felt live.

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    Amy Davis, Ph.D., NCC
    Rosemary Mares, LMSW

    The format of this training was wonderful. We got to hear from several practitioners all over the world who practice with children and families. I gathered several techniques and methods that I will certainly be using within my therapy space with clients. All presenters were easy to listen to and very knowledgeable of their content. I would absolutely attend another with any of them as the presenters!

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    Rosemary Mares, LMSW
    Rebecca Julian Cook, LCSW-C

    Core Wellness courses are much more practical than many I have completed. I enjoy being able to walk away with skills that I can apply in my practice as opposed to just theories and statistics. I look forward to more courses from them.

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    Rebecca Julian Cook, LCSW-C
    Quneetsha Minor- Hunter School of Education

    I'm happy I attended the course. I learned a lot of tools and innovative resources to engage children online. It is hard to plan and try to retain the focus of children through a monitor, but the techniques and ideas provided are fun, and children love fun. If they do not feel like it is a session or exercise, they will look forward to meeting the counselor weekly or during the scheduled time. The facilitator did a great job giving examples and including attendees to participate. Although I was in the crowd, she made me feel like a happy kid in the session. She does an amazing job with her tone, occasional smiles and making the attendees feel welcome. I will use some of what I learned today and apply it to my practice.

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    Quneetsha Minor- Hunter School of Education
    Participant

    Very informative and helpful

    Participant
    Elyse Dupee, LMSW

    This was a straight to the point training but still had an abundance of information. A one-hour CE training was conducive to my work day and it provided me with helpful tools. Dr. Joseph Tropper is very knowledgeable and personable, and I look forward to attending more trainings with him.

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    Elyse Dupee, LMSW
    Live Participant

    This training was incredibly helpful to me to increase my understanding of AI and it's applications to my practice.

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    Live Participant
    Melissa Milligan, Professional Counselor Associate

    I really appreciate the language used and attention paid to describing and connecting some important key elements of DBT. I picked up some new and meaningful ways to have conversations with the middle school-aged DBT group I facilitate.

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    Melissa Milligan, Professional Counselor Associate
    Rachel Rouse

    This was a very helpful training. Information was provided in a clear manner. The presenter was very knowledgeable and I feel like I learned a great deal of new information from this training.

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    Rachel Rouse
    Dr.Ganesh Shetty, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

    It is a useful course to learn activities to engage, develop rapport, and help children & adolescents express themselves.

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    Dr.Ganesh Shetty, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
    Ciara Rickert

    I have read Paris Goodyear-Brown's book and it was an essential model that I used at my internship for grieving children. I love her methodology!

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    Ciara Rickert
    Véronique, RSW

    Loved the engagement, loved the ability to practice different exercise!

    Véronique, RSW
    Madeline Robertson

    This was wonderful training. I highly recommend it if you are just getting into Sandtray as a new therapist. The content is immediately applicable, and the instructor teaches it in a not-overwhelming way.

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    Madeline Robertson
    Participant

    Dr Futeral is a highly trained and skilled clinician who has much experience and expertise for others to glean from.

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    Participant
    Cheyenne Frenz, LCSW-C

    As a clinician that was attending just to gain some more insight into play therapy as I have not used it in some time, I wanted to learn some strategies to apply to my work with adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. The content and presentations were presented clearly and useful. I enjoyed learning from professionals from all over the world. Thank you for the opportunity. 

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    Cheyenne Frenz, LCSW-C
    Colleen Meeks, LMSW

    I appreciated these interventions that I can utilize in actual cases and the clear explanation of when they would be appropriate and theoretical context.

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    Colleen Meeks, LMSW
    Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHC

    Very engaging, well-presented, and skillfull therapist

    Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHC
    Rachel Ravin

    It was unbelievable. I learned so many techniques to use right away!

    Rachel Ravin
    Jennifer L. Zauner, LCSWR Clinical Director Sirona Therapy

    Excellent clinical review of eating disorder treatment using FBT, IMT. Explained clearly from the medical and psychological viewpoint the severity and complexity of treating eating disorder clients, and reinforced the necessity of this specialization due to the lethality of this population.

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    Jennifer L. Zauner, LCSWR Clinical Director Sirona Therapy
    Amber Habig, MA, LPC

    I found the information extremely helpful. Some of the children I work with have severe behavioral issues and are working on increasing their focus beyond 30 seconds; as such, not all of the techniques were relevant for my client demographic. But where applicable, the lessons here have been effective, particular with children who experience anxiety, lack interpersonal skills, and who experience symptoms of trauma disorders and attachment disorders. Some of the presenters gave useful, fresh ideas for telehealth with children.

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    Amber Habig, MA, LPC
    Wendy H.

      Material was presented in a passionate, personable and relatable way. I already recommended the webinar to a friend on the break!

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    Wendy H.
    Carol Cooper, LC

    I must say I enjoyed all three parts of this course.

    Carol Cooper, LC
    Orly Rosenberg, MSW, LCSW-C

    The presenter was highly knowledgeable and a clear and engaging speaker. The topic and content were relevant and will definitely be helpful in enhancing my clinical practice.

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    Orly Rosenberg, MSW, LCSW-C
    Lori Derr, LCSW

    The training was informative, useful, and interactive. There were a lot of ideas given for interventions that I will implement in my work with kids. I wasn't sure about this training when I signed up since I don't typically address client's dreams very often but the training ended up giving me ideas of ways I could incorporate the information into my current work. 

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    Lori Derr, LCSW
    Megan Y.

    Thorough presentation by a knowledgeable and clearly passionate clinician!

    Megan Y.
    Mary-Beth Archer, LMSW

    Tiffani was very knowledgeable and her training was comprehensive. Great use of my resources to attend her training!

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    Mary-Beth Archer, LMSW
    Mina Kirkova

    This course is a gem. I learned so much from it about working effectively with couples from IFS perspective. Dr. Tropper is a very knowledgeable and engaging presenter. This workshop is a must for therapists who work with couples.

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    Mina Kirkova
    Andrea Cleland, LMSW

    Loved the 3 c's method! Very informative and concise information relevant to clinical practice.

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    Andrea Cleland, LMSW
    Gloria Fontes, LCSW

    The webinar provided practical therapeutic techniques that you can use right after you complete the training. Information was current and will enhance my therapeutic interventions when working with kids, teens and families.

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    Gloria Fontes, LCSW
    Kathryn Hamelin LMFT, RPT, CCLS

    The training was wonderful!

    Kathryn Hamelin LMFT, RPT, CCLS
    Diana Tropper

    I will have to watch it a couple of times to absorb the abundance of information!

    Diana Tropper
    Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S

    Dr. Stone is an incredible presenter with a wealth of knowledge on this subject! This presentation was engaging, fun and clear. If you are considering what ChatGPT can do for your practice - this is the one to get you started!

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    Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S
    Participant

    It was very informative and I loved the format

    Participant
    Devin Misener, C.Y.C., R.P. Canada

    This training was great, all very much aligned with my practice and was trauma informed and attachment based. It was an extremely useful training, and it was very gracious to offer it to us free of charge. I can't wait to integrate what I've learned into my practice.

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    Devin Misener, C.Y.C., R.P. Canada
    Kari Yurth, CMHC

    I thought this training was well-prepared and skillfully presented. I was engaged and learned about a lot of new activities I can use in treating kids and teens in my own practice.

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    Kari Yurth, CMHC
    Miriam Comer; ALC

    I loved this home study. I am at the beginning of my journey using DBT and I feel as though I I have formed a good foundation of DBT. I found the presenter to be full of knowledge and she provided examples that were helpful. I felt eager to learn more at the end of the study.

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    Miriam Comer; ALC
    Tandie Myles, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E (III), RPT-S

    As a seasoned LCSW, I learned a lot completing this training. I wished I had it at the beginning of my career. I plan to use a lot of the interventions in my practice as I have a lot of anxious children due to COVID. If you have bought or use Liana Lowenstein books in your therapy practice, taking her courses can help you see the interventions and psychoeducation in action. Highly recommend!

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    Tandie Myles, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E (III), RPT-S
    Jennifer Hughes Djaja, M.Ed.

    It was a great and interactive seminar that touched on many diverse and relevant techniques. It was a wealth of information. It was great to see all the different techniques being used around the world!

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    Jennifer Hughes Djaja, M.Ed.
    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist (US)

    Dr. Kurtz is a very knowledge and experienced psychologist who provides informative information, clinical interventions, and resourses in regard to working with the children and adolescents presenting with SM and offers an informative PPT to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist (US)
    Recorded Participant

    The speaker was pleasant to listen to, covered much in limited time, was informed, enjoyed his position helping others become informed.

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    Recorded Participant
    Debi Williams, LPC, RPT

    This instructor does an excellent job.

    Debi Williams, LPC, RPT
    Sheila Osbourne, PhD

    The instructor was able to keep my attention with her mastery of skill, content and her style.

    Sheila Osbourne, PhD
    Debbie Cosentino

    A great training with a wealth of information and useful tools for therapeutic use!

    Debbie Cosentino
    Yasmine Berokhim

    This training made me want to continue working with children. As a clinician that has a range of clients, I felt defeated in working with children because the classic clinical talk therapy is too advanced for children. This training showed me how to help children process trauma and work on necessary goals through play and art in an interactive and practical way. The instructor was fabulous, highly reccomend.

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    Yasmine Berokhim
    Jenna S., Child & Adolescent Therapist

    Very relevant and applicable information provided in each training I have taken. These trainings enrich therapeutic practice, and offer great insight into various areas of intervention & practice. This site is my go-to for ongoing CE trainings.

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    Jenna S., Child & Adolescent Therapist
    Jennifer Whitfield, MS, LMHC-S, RPT-S

    I thought this was a great and informative training. It was easy to follow and apply to your own personal professional development. Sueann Kenney-Noziska and Liana Lowenstein provided so much insight on how to facilitate a strong supervisory experience and how best to meet supervisee's where they are at in their professional and educational training. I appreciated the variety of interventions and techniques that could be adapted with client's and families as well as with supervisee's. The handouts and examples are wonderful and super helpful! I appreciated how they engaged the audience during the presentation and allowed for feedback and other's to participate or share experiences. The role playing was helpful to listen to as well. This was a very engaging, fun, and valuable training to listen to!. I would definitely recommend!

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    Jennifer Whitfield, MS, LMHC-S, RPT-S
    Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT

    I appreciated the insightful nature of the speaker.

    Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT
    Sarah Garay

    I've used Liana's materials since I was in graduate school; it was wonderful to finally sit under her instruction. Thank you so much for ALL you contribute to so many families!

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    Sarah Garay
    Live Participant

    It was great!

    Live Participant
    In-house participant

    Great training, highly recommend Core Wellness to others.

    In-house participant
    Cheryl Tate, lcsw

    Excellent.

    Cheryl Tate, lcsw
    Kerry Dawyot

    This training was very beneficial to my current practice, especially working with younger children who can be difficult to engage! Hands on tools that any therapist can easily apply.

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    Kerry Dawyot
    Beth Bell

    I enjoyed this training. The deeper dynamics of working with seasoned clinicians was timely as I begin working with independently licensed counselors working toward their RPT.

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    Beth Bell
    Cornél Venter, BSW

    I really loved this training, all the presenters had such relevant techniques. I loved the way that they had practical examples of how to implement the specific interventions.

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    Cornél Venter, BSW
    Live Participant

    Very informative

    Live Participant
    Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHCA, NADD-DSP

    This training gave practical knowledge and skills to help various clients using play-therapy techniques. It gave specific interventions to use with clients, a very brief theoretical framework and showed how to use the interventions with clients. The instructors were straight and to the point. It was very easy to listen to.

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    Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHCA, NADD-DSP
    Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.

    As a clinical psychologist and Registered Play Therapist I have had decades of training and taken countless seminars. Lynn Louise Wonders' 20 Play Therapy Interventions for Anxiety with Older Children was a delightful surprise. Her enthusiasm and deep understanding of what it takes to engage this sometimes difficult age group by using creative and engaging strategies is the best I have ever seen. The strategies were indeed creative yet presented with succinct clarity and straightforward instructions. Sometimes these seminars can be tedious at the end of which one wonders what of this will I actually use, but every strategy she taught made intuitive sense for the play therapy process and was easy to grasp. I eager to try them. At the end, she presents several short well done psycho-educational videos that could be used directly with our clients and sprinkles the entire presentation with resources. Thank-you for this engaging educational experience .

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    Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.
    Elizabeth Anson, MSW, LCSW-C

    The instructor was very skilled, the information was presented in a direct, easy to understand manner. I don't regularly use play therapy in my practice, but I still found the information easy to understand and useful.

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    Elizabeth Anson, MSW, LCSW-C
    Social Worker Participant

    Good and thorough, thank you.  

    Social Worker Participant
    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist

      Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative information, playful interventions, and resourses in regard to working with children and adolescents presenting with SM to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist
    Donna Dunlap, LCPC, RPT

    Liana never disappoints! She is so full of knowledge, so creative and fun! Love her trainings!

    Donna Dunlap, LCPC, RPT
    Cynthia McGriff

    I love that the trainings provide both the notes and clinicians presentation of their inervention.

    Cynthia McGriff
    Participant

    Liked the analogies, wanted more in depth on interventions and brain involvement in trauma

    Participant
    Jennifer Hannett, MSW,LCSW

    Excellent training with an expert in the field. I highly recommend this training for other professionals.

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    Jennifer Hannett, MSW,LCSW
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Psychologist

    Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative information and recourses regard to the topic of supervision in clinical practice to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Psychologist
    Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S

    Liana is a great moderator! All four presenters brought valuable insights and techniques to the play therapy table!!

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    Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S
    Beverly Benner LCSW, RPT-S

    This training was excellent is teaching child clinicians about this common but little known childhood challenge. I liked the history, the interventions, and the encouragement that parents need to be involved.

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    Beverly Benner LCSW, RPT-S
    Jenifer

    Amazing, clear ideas that are very practical and user friendly for clinicians! Thanks!

    Jenifer
    Wynna Branstetter, LCMFT

    This training was very helpful. I printed off the worksheets that went along with the training, which helped immensely. I took notes, as well.

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    Wynna Branstetter, LCMFT
    Caitlin Riggins, LCSW

    This material was so tangible and helpful in navigating telehealth! Thank you!

    Caitlin Riggins, LCSW
    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC

    I felt like the training overall was a good start into learning how to best treat eating disorders and look forward to future trainings.

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    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC
    Alexza Gutierrez, LCSW, RPT-S

    It was an excellent training. I enjoyed the different perspectives from many panel members. I feel that this was a wonderful experience in international play therapy exposure. I loved all of the different experiential activities. Thank you for coordinating this as well as providing it for free.

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    Alexza Gutierrez, LCSW, RPT-S
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    Very knowledgable instructor!

    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Jill Bachiu, BSW, RSW

    This training on school refusal was so helpful and practical. Instructor Lynn Louise Wonders shared a wealth of knowledge of what could be happening for a child as well as provided different theoretical responses that can be used to work with children and families as they work through the challenges of such. Lynn also provided several valuable resources that can be used and purchased when working with such families. I found the training to be extremely helpful and tactile. I would strongly recommend this training to anyone who is considering taking such.

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    Jill Bachiu, BSW, RSW
    Josue Medrano

    Treating trauma is an essential skill in therapy and this training by Dr. Joseph Trapper are helping me gain this skill in my work.

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    Josue Medrano
    Jason Jeffery, LCPC

    This was a great course and really interesting. Super informative and gave a great understanding of the foundations of hypnotherapy as well as the techniques involved with its use.

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    Jason Jeffery, LCPC
    Amanda Pappas

    I enjoyed Liana's presentation and the tips she provided for teletherapy with children!

    Amanda Pappas
    Kira Collins, MSW, LCSW, RPT

    This is my second year of attending the webinar for Playborhood. I enjoyed all of the presenters and the activities that they presented in 2021 that I was excited to see what was in store for 2022. THEY DID NOT DISAPPOINT!! I got some more great activities to use with my clients. It also inspired me and got my creative wheels going in my head to add to the activities presented. I can't wait for the next one! One day I hope to be a presenter for Playborhood!

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    Kira Collins, MSW, LCSW, RPT
    Aviva Saltman, LCSW-C

    Liana is always engaging from the very beginning of the training. Totally wonderful!

    Aviva Saltman, LCSW-C
    Jennifer Johnston

    Such an amazingly inclusive yet diverse training. I loved seeing all the demonstrations of the tools - really helped me visualize how I can implement in my own practice! Can't wait for the next training!

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    Jennifer Johnston
    Debi Williams, LPC, RPT

    These instructors skills, style, & content gave a training that was very useful.

    Debi Williams, LPC, RPT
    Stacey Glasenapp MS LPC

    I loved this training and learned some great interventions to use in my practice!

    Stacey Glasenapp MS LPC
    Recorded Participant

    The instructor was knowledgable of the content being taught. Great basic level training for utilizing games in the playroom.

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    Recorded Participant
    Lynnette Arriola, MSW, LCSW, LPC, RPT

    The training had a good balance of theoretical orientation and techniques to implement in session.

    Lynnette Arriola, MSW, LCSW, LPC, RPT
    Lorie-Ann Brown, LGPC

    I was a jolly child watching it! It was very informative and I can safely say I"m ready to work with children.

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    Lorie-Ann Brown, LGPC
    Jennifer Hannett, MSW, LCSW

    This training did an excellent job highlighting a variety of experts and a multiple techniques that can be used via telehealth.

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    Jennifer Hannett, MSW, LCSW
    Roseline Mordi, LCSW-C

    Great presentation. Quite informative.

    Roseline Mordi, LCSW-C
    Kristin Milne-Glasser, LCADC, MAC

    This training should be a must-do for all therapists to update and clarify understanding the differences between legal and ethical obligations of sharing protected information, as well as the boundaries necessary and reasons for the boundaries about use of social media with clients.

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    Kristin Milne-Glasser, LCADC, MAC
    Luce Pretorius, Social Worker

    An excellent training opportunity with out of the box presenters and first class tech finishes. 

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    Luce Pretorius, Social Worker
    Kayla Salomon, LCSW, LSSW

    It was the quickest three hour training I have ever been to. I was sad to have it end. It was wonderful to see so many unique techniques from all over the world. And, even more wonderful to find new ways to held the children that I work with.

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    Kayla Salomon, LCSW, LSSW
    Melissa, LMSW in NYC

    Very informative and definitely pointed me towards resources to get the ball rolling.

    Melissa, LMSW in NYC
    Nicholas Lane, LPC

    I enjoyed the training and learned a lot.

    Nicholas Lane, LPC
    Helen Ercolino, LPC, RPT-S

    I have attended many of Liana's trainings and they are always excellent. She presents a good mix of theory and interventions that I can use in my practice. I use many of her intervention books and they are top notch.

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    Helen Ercolino, LPC, RPT-S
    G. Martel. School counsellor, Australia

    Great course! Practical ideas based on evidence and understanding.

    G. Martel. School counsellor, Australia
    Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT

    This was excellent! I have taken many play therapy trainings but none as amazing as this one. I highly recommend!

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    Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT
    Michael Meir, MD, PhD

    This is an excellent course and I will recommend it.

    Michael Meir, MD, PhD
    Shaindel Wise, LCPC, LCPAT

    Excellent training. Easy to understand and very practical information!

    Shaindel Wise, LCPC, LCPAT
    Sheila Osbourne, PhD, LCPC, NCC

    The instructor was engaged, funny and knew the material well. Her examples are very helpful, and I appreciate her using examples about her personal life to drive points home. I could resonate with her examples, and she allowed the class to provide examples as well.

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    Sheila Osbourne, PhD, LCPC, NCC
    Josue Medrano, APCC

    I really enjoyed the discussion of defense mechanisms and games. I especially liked learning about mind masking, a useful technique that we as therapists should master.

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    Josue Medrano, APCC
    Participant

    Great presentation on the many faces of trauma, Joe always does an outstanding job and I look forward to his trainings in particular.

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    Participant
    Carol Cooper, LC

    This course was great.

    Carol Cooper, LC
    Mina Kirkova

    More then perfect. I love Liana and her webinars. She is so wonderful, caring, an amazing specialist & a very interesting presenter.

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    Mina Kirkova
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (US)

    Ms. Liana Lowenstein is a very knowledgeable and experienced play therapist who provides informative professional information, playful interventions and recourses regard to working with children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth. She also helps to contribute to the connection with mental health professionals and/or play therapists around the world in order to build an international play therapy community.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (US)
    LCSW-C Participant

    What a powerful and moving experience. I loved this course and am so thankful to have the opportunity to learn from Hedy! I hope Hedy is able to do more courses in the future - I would definitely join!

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    LCSW-C Participant
    Sora Braun, LCSW-C

    Very informative! Thank you.

    Sora Braun, LCSW-C
    MSW Participant

    Core Wellness provides intellecttually stimulating webinars that I high recommend.

    MSW Participant
    Participant

    Awesome instructor and very informative. History of hypnosis was very helpful.

    Participant
    Susan Smith, LCSW-C

    This presentation provided concise and clear information that will greatly improve my practice.

    Susan Smith, LCSW-C
    Tara Lorenzetti, MA, LAC, Ed.S

    This training was very helpful and covered many interesting and relevant topics for play therapists.

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    Tara Lorenzetti, MA, LAC, Ed.S
    Joyce Baker, LCSW - C

    Good examples and directions for activities. I found it particularly heplful l in beginning a new practice that may include working with children and how to engage them in a virtual experience.

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    Joyce Baker, LCSW - C
    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason

    This CE was amazing. Great information from a very well informed and inspirational clinician who is compassionate about the work she does and the clients and their family systems.

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    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason
    Mordy Lyss, LMFT

    Clear, enjoyable, and highly recommended!

    Mordy Lyss, LMFT
    Betty Scott Noble Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor

    It was fantastic! Loved hearing folks from all over the world!

    Betty Scott Noble Ph.D, Licensed Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor
    Diane Slack

    Lianna's trainings are always on point and genuine. Her techniques are easy but not simple in that they permeate layers to allow for practical help and healing.

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    Diane Slack
    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II

    I absolutely LOVED how the therapeutic process was likened to a journey and the activities all reflected this theme from assessment through to termination, and how creative the options were. This was well worth my time and money! Amazing!

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    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II
    Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT

    She's amazing, love her work and trainings.

    Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT
    Katie Elder Holland

    Really good training, enjoyed it.

    Katie Elder Holland
    Courtney Sigworth, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist

    Very informative training! I appreciated learning practical skills that I can share with my clients! The examples the presenter provided were also beneficial in understanding the concepts she was sharing. Thank you!

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    Courtney Sigworth, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist
    Live Participant

    It was great!

    Live Participant
    Ivy E.

    The most useful lesson I learned from this training was using ego states to illicit self-awareness and the possibility to make changes. Great course!

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    Ivy E.
    MSW Participant

    Loved the washing machine theory! Great presenter and informative!

    MSW Participant
    Gloria Fontes, LCSW

    Great training providing important resources on exploring a safe/calm place with those you work with and reminder that this intervention is individual to each child, teen and family.

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    Gloria Fontes, LCSW
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor presented the topic of learning sleep strategies to help our clients in a comprehensive and engaging manner. She presented detailed instruction on evidence based psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral treatment for insomnia as well as associated treatments and strategies to best help our clients (and even ourselves) struggling with insomnia.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Paige MacKenzie MA, NCC, LPCC

    I learned a lot from this course. The presenter was very knowledgeable and a good teacher of the subject.

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    Paige MacKenzie MA, NCC, LPCC
    Recorded Participant

    Great training on ADHD with lots of great creative interventions to begin using right away. I would definitely recommend this training!

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    Recorded Participant
    Live Participant

    Great seminar! Informative, straight forward, and easily applicable to practice! 5/5 Would recommend!

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    Live Participant
    Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S

    I really appreciated the wide variety of techniques and enjoyed hearing from so many excellent therapists/presenters.

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    Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S
    Karen Shein

    This was perfect for me as I had an abrupt termination with a nine-year-old client come up.

    Karen Shein
    Live Participant

    Very well organized course with lots of practical tips

    Live Participant
    Chelsea

    This is a useful training, and definitely helps to increase the viewer's understanding of the development of different play therapy models and approaches.

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    Chelsea
    Kimberly Exton, LPC, RPT

    Lynn is an amazing clinician and it is wonderful to be able to enjoy a course from her on my own schedule. Treatment planning can be tricky, Lynn takes the insecurities of the equation and enthusiastically energizes you to engage in planning with your roots in theory. I sure do appreciate that and would love if more presenters were keen on explicitly connecting what they are doing to theory. Thank you.

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    Kimberly Exton, LPC, RPT
    Heather Hodkinson, LMSW

    Training was concise and informative. Information presented was applicable to my own practice. Presenter delivered the information in an interactive and engaging way, would def. take another workshop with her!

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    Heather Hodkinson, LMSW
    Sabrina Mizrahi, LMHC

    The instructor was clear, engaging, and very knowledgeable. I would love to attend his in-person trainings in the near future!

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    Sabrina Mizrahi, LMHC
    Dora Henderson LMHC, RPTS

    Jessica was an amazing teacher. I really am intimidated by the technology world and I don't want to feel intimidated any longer and advance my own knowledge. Jessica takes the fear out of technology and I look forward to taking more trainings from her. 

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    Dora Henderson LMHC, RPTS
    James Bradford III

    I think the trainers style was pleasant, she was very knowledgeable, and was very engaging with the other individuals during the training.

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    James Bradford III
    Morgan Lankford-Gordon, LPC, RPT

    This was a great training, even virtually. I feel like a lot of play therapy trainings are challenging to make engaging while online, but Lynn does a good job of making the training come alive. Lynn is very respected in the field of play therapy and I'm excited to take more trainings with her!

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    Morgan Lankford-Gordon, LPC, RPT
    Live Participant

    Live Participant
    Shari Howard, RPT-S, LPC

    Short presentations from experts around the world kept me engaged and excited to try out these new techniques in my practice.

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    Shari Howard, RPT-S, LPC
    Brittany Zdybowicz LMHC, CASAC

    The material was interesting and I will be able to apply what I learned to my daily practice. I liked that I could get a CE while on my lunch break and not have to worry about missing work.

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    Brittany Zdybowicz LMHC, CASAC
    Lynn McLean, LCSW-S, RPT-S

    This was a valuable webinar from a well-respected and knowledgeable instructor and therapist. The videos were especially helpful, and I appreciate the specific examples and materials provided.

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    Lynn McLean, LCSW-S, RPT-S
    Cortney Alber, LISW, RPT

    Kadesha's examples were excellent, relatable, and increased self-reflection. I loved how she broke down intent vs impact. Very powerful!

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    Cortney Alber, LISW, RPT
    Niki Hardick RPC, ICST

    Fabulous training with and incredible instuctor, I know when any class has Liana it will be well thought out, have great handouts ideas and skills learned will be easily usable!

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    Niki Hardick RPC, ICST
    Tamara Quinton, LPC

    I really enjoyed learning about IFS and how to integrate it into my practice with couples as well as individuals. IFS contains a lot of what I have been looking for in addressing how we can release ourselves from the pain of our pasts and heal from those childhood hurts and trauma that impact us all. The presentation was straightforward, concise and informative. It left me feeling like this is something that I can do and be good at. I look forward to advanced training in this area.

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    Tamara Quinton, LPC
    Jennifer Petti, LMSW

    I truly enjoyed learning from so many experts in the field of play therapy. I plan to incorporate several of these techniques into my work with children. I found the handouts to be very helpful as well, and I know that I will be referring back to them frequently! Thank you for making this training available!

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    Jennifer Petti, LMSW
    Albert Knapp, Psy.D., BCBA-D, RPT-S

    I really enjoyed feeling like I was sitting around a table with 4 masterminds!

    Albert Knapp, Psy.D., BCBA-D, RPT-S
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

    Ms. Liana Lowenstein, is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist and mental health professional who provides informative professional information, playful interventions, and recourses regard to working with children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
    Cassidy Kehn - LMSW

    This provided clinicians with a whole new way to address anger in the therapy setting. Especially on learning how to meet the child or adolescent on their level. Developing a non-reactive approach to their behaviors and getting into deeper reasons why the anger was expressed in this manner.

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    Cassidy Kehn - LMSW
    Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.

    Exceptional use of media and very well thought out.

    Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.
    Pamela McRae, LCSW-C

    This was an excellent session. Thank you.

    Pamela McRae, LCSW-C
    Paige MacKenzie

    The instructor was knowledgeable and a good presenter.

    Paige MacKenzie
    Participant

    Presenter was very experienced and knowledgeable about both ethical issues and practical issues.

    Participant
    Live Participant

    Ms Dilworth made a challenging topic accessible and provided many great easily usable techniques. Thank you!

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    Live Participant
    Lilli Perez, PhD, RPT-S

    I appreciated the ease of which the training was offered and provided.

    Lilli Perez, PhD, RPT-S
    Live Participant

    This training has given me confidence that I can use these ideas and strategies in supervision to make it more meaningful, beneficial and playful, and overall more engaging.

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    Live Participant
    Dana

    Great and relevant course.

    Dana
    Kim Levone, LCSW-C Director of Clinical Services

    Beth is highly trained and gave an informative workshop with many examples.

    Kim Levone, LCSW-C Director of Clinical Services
    Sandy Zhang, MA, MFT

    Highly appreciate all the effort!

    Sandy Zhang, MA, MFT
    LCSW-C Participant

    Was helpful and I enjoyed many of the examples. I would have liked it broken down more age specific – ages up to 7, 8-12, adolescence

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    LCSW-C Participant
    Gabriela Tornero, LPC

    I really enjoyed this.

    Gabriela Tornero, LPC
    Participant

    Really enjoyed the presenter’s positive and upbeat attitude. She taught us how to normalize parenting while also showing clients effective ways to help them better work with their kids. Thank you!

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    Participant
    Haley Todd, CSW

    Skill, content and style were great. It was neat to learn from such a wonderful mentor who I may have not otherwise had a chance pre Covid. Loved the PDF resource so much as well as the virtual therapy room introduction.

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    Haley Todd, CSW
    Lindsey G. LCSW

    I really loved the online training. It was very informative and provided new up to date information/techniques from well trained providers. Hearing presenters from all over the world teach their favorite techniques was so incredibly engaging - I really loved it!! It felt very inclusive, especially knowing that we're all working with children who are going through the same things and have the same struggles. I left the online webinar having an arsenal of new tools that I can use. Not only will I be using these techniques myself, but I will be sharing them with colleges and in my supervision groups so that my team can also use these great techniques.

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    Lindsey G. LCSW
    Shimon Gendelman MA, LCPC

    In was really inspiring and eye opening. I came out feeling so happy and enriched with all the new information I could incorporate into daily practice.

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    Shimon Gendelman MA, LCPC
    Recorded Participant

    Very knowledgeable

    Recorded Participant
    Hailey Jarrard, M.Ed, LGPC

    The training was great! I loved how straight to the point it was and contained so much useful information. The presenter was well informed and prepared as the entire hour did not go to waste. Would highly recommend this training to others.

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    Hailey Jarrard, M.Ed, LGPC
    Yvonne V. Rogers, LCPC

    Tiffani Dilworth, LCPC, is a strong presenter in the field of grief therapy. Her competence and wide experiences are evident in her training which provide the trainees assurance in developing a practical and efficient toolbox for clients. This was a very worthwhile session.

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    Yvonne V. Rogers, LCPC
    Kristy Council, LCSW-C

    Although this is a dry subject area, the presenter was knowledgeable and interactive, thus aiding in the assimilation of information.

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    Kristy Council, LCSW-C
    Laura Van Camp, LMFT

    This was an excellent, well-presented training that leaves you with real interventions to use right away!

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    Laura Van Camp, LMFT
    Verified Participant

    I really enjoyed this course, and though there were a couple of small hang-ups with Zoom, I thought that the virtual training worked pretty well. It was helpful to learn more of the fundamentals of mindfulness, and to learn some exercises and techniques that can be used with clients. Would love to participate in a follow-up training with some case examples! Great training, and would recommend to others.

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    Verified Participant
    Tonya Kinnaman, MA, LPC, NCC

    Thank you for this useful and relevant training!

    Tonya Kinnaman, MA, LPC, NCC
    Recorded Webinar Participant

    Excellent course.

    Recorded Webinar Participant
    Participant

    Very practical and timely information. Provided very useful information on the developmental considerations in dealing with traumatic subjects, particularly the current Coronavirus pandemic.

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    Participant
    Lurline Raposo MA, RCC, RPT, BCRPT-S

    As a play therapist working in family court work, this training was practical and skillfully presented in a short training. I would recommend this training to anyone working with parent-child contact problems or seeing families who are experiencing separation.

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    Lurline Raposo MA, RCC, RPT, BCRPT-S
    Amanda Marshall, LMSW

    This training was fantastic! Tons of useful ideas I can take immediately into session. Ms. Hartstein was an engaging and knowledgeable presenter.

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    Amanda Marshall, LMSW
    Mindi Amberson, LPC-S, RPT-S

    This is great reminder for me to go back and remember the experience from where I began and where I want to grow to be at the supervision level.

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    Mindi Amberson, LPC-S, RPT-S
    Mercedes Saurbaugh, LMSW

    I had studied DBT some, but never in relation to a Bipolar diagnosis. The techniques and considerations given were very helpful! Treating the person and the coping behavior, rather than their diagnosis as a definition of who they are is an amazing lens to learn from! These techniques can help anyone with Bipolar, their loved ones, or anyone experiencing life stressors. Sheri was very easy to listen to and the time flew by.

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    Mercedes Saurbaugh, LMSW
    Batsheva Hartstein LCSW-C, RPT-S

    Amazing training! Useful and creative interventions! Best training I've had in a while!

    Batsheva Hartstein LCSW-C, RPT-S
    Helene

    I found this very useful as there were many practical strategies shared which could be used now, straightaway. 

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    Helene
    Jenny Astall

    This was most probably the best course I've attended in a long while. It was jam packed with simple but really effective ideas that can be used with a range of clients, children, young people and even adults in both individual work and group/family therapy work. Each speaker presented their technique with knowledge and enthusiasm and it was really easy to see how I could apply these to my own practice. I will definitely be looking out for next years conference.

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    Jenny Astall
    Brittany Bunton LCPC, LPC

    A fantastic brief overview of eating disorders that is not negative towards different body types and recognizes how to treat clients experiencing EDs of all types. Offered many different clinical interventions as well as when to make the decision to refer to higher levels of care. 

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    Brittany Bunton LCPC, LPC
    Sandra Allen, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist - S

    This course included creative ways to teach and interact with your supervisees.

    Sandra Allen, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist - S
    Domenique Moore, RN, MSN, LMSW

    This ceu webinar just helped me to enhance my current practice. I utilize resources and tools discussed in my practice and it’s a nice refresher

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    Domenique Moore, RN, MSN, LMSW
    Peri Cohen, LCSW-C

    It was very helpful. Great techniques that I will definitely use in my practice.

    Peri Cohen, LCSW-C
    Participant

    Excellent, practical and very timely.

    Participant
    LMSW Participant

    Wow, such useful interventions. Batsheva is an expert therapist and teacher!

    LMSW Participant
    Live Participant

    The training was very good and interactive. The presenter was very knowledgeable and kept my attention.

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    Live Participant
    Bernita Webb, Ed.S, LPC-S

    This training was great and helpful for new play therapists. I have recently completed my training in the mist of the pandemic and having additional resources during this time has been so helpful.

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    Bernita Webb, Ed.S, LPC-S
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    Both instructors presented the material on enuresis and encopresis in a very informative and engaging manner. I learned applicable techniques I can use with clients (and with my own child’s bed wetting issues) such as creating a visual bathroom map to better help a child that is dealing with this issue.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Deborah B Vilas, LMSW

    The instructors were highly engaging, had great ideas, and were wonderfully diverse. It was wonderful hearing from all parts of the globe.

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    Deborah B Vilas, LMSW
    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason MA, R-LPC

    All three presenters had great information and a broad knowledge base. I am always pleased to walk away with usable and valid techniques and ideas. I will be recommending this site to colleagues for future CE's and trainings.

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    Melanie Shoemaker-Gleason MA, R-LPC
    Participant

    Great course, learned good techniques for my practice

    Participant
    Rachel Rouse, MS, LPC

    This was a great training. I really appreciated having three separate presenters who all offered valuable information and great techniques.

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    Rachel Rouse, MS, LPC
    Amanda Marshall, LMSW

    This class was amazing, the instructor was engaging and gave fantastic ideas that I will definitely be using in my practice.

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    Amanda Marshall, LMSW
    Bethany Chime, MA, LPCC-S

    It's great to have so many experienced people sharing their techniques at the same time!

    Bethany Chime, MA, LPCC-S
    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC

    This is a good approach to dealing with various forms of Anxiety, especially tailored towards COVID-19 situation is especially helpful.

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    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC
    Sam McElroy LCSW-C

    The instructor was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and  kept my attention. She explained the reasoning why things are helpful and gave step-by-step instructions which is helpful. I would recommend this for anyone.

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    Sam McElroy LCSW-C
    Kate, LCSW

    I was impressed at how organized this presentation was. I thought the host(s) were very knowledgeable and interesting. The tech was easy to navigate and super accessible. Clearly everyone involved with this put in a lot of hard work to make such a large prevention with multiple presenters flow so smoothly. 

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    Kate, LCSW
    Whitney Taussig LCSW

    This class was awesome - very interesting and informative.

    Whitney Taussig LCSW
    Carly Raley, NCC

    The most useful concepts I learned from this PD were thinking about EDs largely as experiential avoidance and the importance of providing positive feedback from food logs due to the shame factor.

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    Carly Raley, NCC
    Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

    Excellent and very informative.

    Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    Very knowledgable! Engaging and thorough!

    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Geraldine Wilson, MA, LMFT

    I enjoyed the training from various therapists from around the world.  The take-aways were amazing and I believe my clients will love these techniques. 

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    Geraldine Wilson, MA, LMFT
    Donna Flood

    A fantastic training opportunity which was extremely comprehensive; I didn't realize that so many high quality techniques could be learnt in 3 hours.

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    Donna Flood
    Joslin Batty, LCSW

    This training is great at identifying and explaining roles a supervisor may take with new supervisees, both in general and specific to play therapy.

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    Joslin Batty, LCSW
    Colana Bates, MS, LPC

    This was a great training and I honestly can't believe it was free! I learned a lot of new techniques that I know I will actually use with my clients. I also saw a few tools that I am interested in learning more about.

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    Colana Bates, MS, LPC
    Shaune Brady, LMFT

    I loved that there were such a different variety of trainers and techniques, as well as one specific activity with each trainer as a take away. I thought Lianna did a beautiful job asking pertinent questions at the end of each presenter that were very applicable to using each of the interventions.

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    Shaune Brady, LMFT
    Maggie Meyer, LCPC

    I love Martha's passion and joy for her work, and her examples really brought to light all the ways we can be more present and accepting of our clients.

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    Maggie Meyer, LCPC
    Bryonna Davis, LGPC

    I loved all activity and game ideas. It was nice to learn different modalities that could be used with client and their parents.

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    Bryonna Davis, LGPC
    Participant

    Key points in providing quality supervision.

    Participant
    Alexis Villaran, LGPC

    The training was relevant and helpful to my practice. The instructor was knowledgeable and an expert in their area.

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    Alexis Villaran, LGPC
    Tzila Krohn

    I really enjoyed every presentation. Usually in participation of such productions I can gain an idea or two. But with this presentation I took every idea presented and will be able to use it in my work!!!!

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    Tzila Krohn
    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd

    This presentation packs a lot of foundational knowledge into a short period of time.

    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd
    Agnes K McKeen, NBCC, Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor, LPC

    This training was wonderful and it definitely gave me many techniques to immediately use with clients

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    Agnes K McKeen, NBCC, Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor, LPC
    Erica Eames M.S.

    I love the format of this training. I appreciated the use of Zoom. I loved the multiple presenters and the shortened length of each presentation. It was easy to navigate and follow. EXCELLENT resource for therapists!

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    Erica Eames M.S.
    Elizabeth Blake Del Vecchio, M.Ed, CAGS, LMHC

    In depth, friendly, and informative.

    Elizabeth Blake Del Vecchio, M.Ed, CAGS, LMHC
    Live Participant

    Live Participant
    Emily Shanahan, LMSW

    This was a fantastic training, there were so many creative ideas presented with information about the theories behind using the different interventions. I look forward to future offerings!

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    Emily Shanahan, LMSW
    Verified Participant

    This felt like a good overview of the theory behind mindfulness as well as the practical application of techniques/skills to use with clients. The visual aids, examples, and videos were especially useful.

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    Verified Participant
    Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT

    Mrs. Reed did an excellent and thorough job explaining the ethical components of documentation. We often overlook many minor components but she clearly explained why the key points are necessary for a variety of reasons.

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    Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT
    Akiva

    This course is a great introduction into the foundations of trauma. It synthesizes key details from the works of trauma experts Peter Levin and Bessel van deer Kolk, and offers ways for clinicians to expand their treatment efficacy with effective treatment modalities.

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    Akiva
    Pat Small

    Extremely well organized and thoughtful presentation.

    Pat Small
    Maggie Meyer

    This was a great presentation with lots of tips to take to the client. Understanding how we can change our physiology and how we can translate that to our clients is amazing!

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    Maggie Meyer
    Sara Jane Carico

    This is my favorite training. I have done this for the past 3 years and look forward to doing it more. I always leave with so many applicable techniques.

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    Sara Jane Carico
    Live Participant

    Friendly presenter and presentation style, and knowledgeable on content matter

    Live Participant
    Mordechai

    Eye-opening and curiosity-provoking

    Mordechai
    Kara Kampa, MSW, LGSW

    This was a wonderful training. I learned many effective strategies to incorporate into work with my clients moving forward. I would recommend this training to anyone that is in need of new ideas to incorporate into their practice when working with children.

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    Kara Kampa, MSW, LGSW
    Danielle Rees

    She was very knowledgeable and personable!

    Danielle Rees
    LeeAnna Perry, MA, LMFT

    She was great, I really enjoyed it.

    LeeAnna Perry, MA, LMFT
    Kimberly Ruthardt M.S., LPC

    The training was user friendly and very informative. It was so nice to hear from multiple therapists and their individual techniques from all over the world! I want to buy all of the items shown! 

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    Kimberly Ruthardt M.S., LPC
    Patricia Sullivan, LPCC-S, LICDC, CATP

    All instructor's demonstrated great creativity, wisdom and knowledge about various activities and how they integrate into addressing many life areas and mental health issues that create an internal healing for kiddo's and parents.

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    Patricia Sullivan, LPCC-S, LICDC, CATP
    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II

    This was the clearest, most well-organized and comprehensive training I've seen that addresses teens' behaviors in the context of developmental needs and what is occurring in their brains that make their behaviors make sense (and what to do when the behaviors are problematic). Excellent presentation!

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    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II
    Shelley Mountain-Collette

    This webinar is packed full of useful ideas and strategies to use in your counselling practice.

    Shelley Mountain-Collette
    Julie Brown, BS, Counselor

    Very professional. Loved the whole series and learned many helpful interventions and techniques that are relevant to working with child survivors of sexual assault

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    Julie Brown, BS, Counselor
    Tiffany Barry, LMSW

    This was an amazing comprehensive training in global play therapy and prescriptive play therapy. As a new therapist, the resources included are extensive and usable. I love the global perspectives. I am very grateful to have come across Core Wellness! Thank you!

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    Tiffany Barry, LMSW
    Karen in AK

    This was an extremely upbeat and helpful training that provided some helpful and fun strategies that I can put to use immediately.

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    Karen in AK
    Karen Murphy, APC

    What an amazing training! Dr. Treisman was able to articulate advanced concepts in a way that was easy to understand and applicable to my client cases. Dr. Treisman's concept of allowing the client to define "calming" for them is a game-changer and one that needs to be incorporated in all trauma-focused trainings.

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    Karen Murphy, APC
    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

    Great material and great skill in presenting.

    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
    Participant

    Excellent presenter, very knowledgeable.

    Participant
    Mina Kirkova

    Wonderful instructor, very well informed, very interesting presentation, I really enjoyed it.

    Mina Kirkova
    Shimon Susskind LMHC

    Excellent and informative training; engaging as well!

    Shimon Susskind LMHC
    Participant

    The info about the archetypes and interpreting masks was fascinating and helpful. Thank you for a great training.

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    Participant
    Melissa Milligan, Profession Counselor Associate

    This was one of the few trainings that I have experienced in which the presenter provided practical therapeutic activities and discussed processing. Most trainings on this topic are heavy on statistics and factors, I appreciate how this presentation provided facts as well as encouraged creativity in the counseling room.

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    Melissa Milligan, Profession Counselor Associate
    Participant

    I really liked all the videos! It was great all around. I learned how to hear, empathize and communicate with couples effectively. The 10 points to focus on when working with couples. Also, communication and empathy is key.

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    Participant
    Victoria Rowe

    I thought the training was wonderful and effective. I appreciated the wealth of knowledge presented by all the instructors.

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    Victoria Rowe
    Caroline Tarkowski

    Lots of us helping professionals were suddenly faced with the challenge of moving a lot of our work online due to the pandemic. There is no doubt that engaging children online is often more challenging than in-person and it can be hard to find new online interventions at times. This course provided me with a variety of new interventions that I was able to use right away that the children enjoy! Thank you!

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    Caroline Tarkowski
    Laura L Pulsifer, LCSW, C-EMDR II, CIT

    I loved the enthusiasm of (most of) the presenters! They were engaging & fun & their passion for the work they do truly shined through! I loved all the resources shared, and never felt I was sitting through a 'sales pitch'! It is ever so important to have a variety of resources available - many of the presenters happily shared options! There were a few presenters who simply 'read' their power point - (not as engaging!); and one or two who spoke WAY too fast for anyone who was taking notes (good thing there is access to the recording!). Overall, however - the "learning" was fun, the information relevant (& current) and the variety of presenters and backgrounds & theory bases made for an excellent presentation! ...AND a fun-filled way to start my day! Thank you! ;-)

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    Laura L Pulsifer, LCSW, C-EMDR II, CIT
    Participant

    Good training.

    Participant
    Lucy Anson, LCSW_C

    This was straightforward, useful, and easy to follow. I don't directly work with many trafficking victims, but still found the information useful to be aware of.

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    Lucy Anson, LCSW_C
    Participant

    I am much more informed about the concept of eating disorders and how they manifest and present in patients. Also several good interventions to the treatment process.

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    Participant
    Lorelei Madison MSW LSW

    The content was well organized and planned. The presenters were fantastic and well prepared. Interventions were clearly modeled and I walked away with many great resources for my therapy tool bag.

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    Lorelei Madison MSW LSW
    Amanda Marshall, LMSW

    Liana was fantastic! Great training with tons of hands-on application!

    Amanda Marshall, LMSW
    Kori Brown, LCSW, RPT

    The training was excellent and provided essential information for therapists that work with children.

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    Kori Brown, LCSW, RPT
    Stephanie Wilson, MS, LMFT

    This training was motivating as Shlomo shared the information with authenticity and passion for the Imago model. I gained a true understanding that Imago Therapy is a model that promotes connection within the space between where couples often don't spend safe and quality time strengthening their relationships. The introduction course demonstrated this well and leaves a yerning to receive advanced knowledge. I truly believe Imago is a game-changer and can offer stonger connections not only between romantic partners, but other dyadic relationships.

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    Stephanie Wilson, MS, LMFT
    Shimon Susskind, LMHC

    Excellent overview and delivery!

    Shimon Susskind, LMHC
    LCSW-C Participant

    The course can be useful to daycare providers, foster care parents and anyone in a caregiver role. What I likes the most s was how to predict good behavior before it begins. To indirectly tell a child the behavior you want them to do. And also the empowering piece by saying “oh you know how to make a plan to get the game.”

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    LCSW-C Participant
    Attendee

    Very well organized, presenter is very fluid, funny, and knowledgeable about this field.

    Attendee
    Live Participant

    This training kept my interest up and will be of great use in the future.

    Live Participant
    Diana Stewart, LCSW-C

    I found this training to be very current and useful. I have been working with children with OCD for some time, however, I learned a lot of new information and interventions I can use with children and their families. The slides were also very helpful.

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    Diana Stewart, LCSW-C
    Lindsay Preskenis, LCSW

    I really like Liana's webinars. They give me ideas for how to make sessions fun and engaging. 

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    Lindsay Preskenis, LCSW
    Megan Couey, LPC

    CORE CE is always educational and beneficial for me. I am able to interact with other clinicians around the country and find out what the best practices are currently.

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    Megan Couey, LPC
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph. D. Licensed Psychologist (US)

    Ms. Liana Lowenstein is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative professional information, playful interventions, and recourses regard to working with the children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth. She also helps to contribute the connection with the mental health professionals and/or play therapists around the world in order to build a sense of international play therapy community.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph. D. Licensed Psychologist (US)
    Participant

    This course was filled with a lot of useful information/techniques. The techniques are simple and easy for me to teach my clients. I enjoyed the exchange between the moderator and the group.

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    Participant
    MSW Participant

    Invigorating and inspiring, such a refreshing view of couplehood.

    MSW Participant
    Cristina Monroy, LCSW, RPT-S

    I gained wonderful new ideas, skills and conceptualization that I can integrate both with clients and supervises. The trainers were knowledgeable and inspiring!

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    Cristina Monroy, LCSW, RPT-S
    Maggie Mann, M.Ed., LPC

    I appreciated this training because it made the concept of regulation more accessible and reinforced the importance of taking the discovery of regulation slowly and without rushing. I feel so often the therapeutic process can feel rushed and I think the reminder of spending a lot of time with developing these skills with clients is huge.

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    Maggie Mann, M.Ed., LPC
    Jenni Bearden, LAPSW

    I appreciate the handouts and the engaging, interactive presentations.

    Jenni Bearden, LAPSW
    Karen in Alaska

    I found Dr. Treisman's training on using play and expressive arts to help traumatized children self-regulate to be extremely helpful because of the attention and care given to pacing and strategies for facilitating the integration of the regulatory skills based on the neuroscience of developmental and relational trauma.

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    Karen in Alaska
    Yiscah Baldinger, MSW, LMSW

    She presented it in a clear and concise manner without minimizing any of the material. I loved the case vignettes and actual dialogue examples that she gave.

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    Yiscah Baldinger, MSW, LMSW
    Josue Medrano

    The instructor presented the material in a professional, coherent manner. She made it easy to learn about teens.

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    Josue Medrano
    Gloria Fontes, LCSW

    Presenter was knowledge and explained interventions in a concise manner. A great training.

    Gloria Fontes, LCSW
    Veronique Belanger, BSW RSW

    I really enjoyed having a wide number of presentors come together to share there knowledge and expertise with the rest of us.

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    Veronique Belanger, BSW RSW
    Kayla Harvey, MA LMHC

    The whole webinar was well put together and incredibly useful. The practitioners/presenters were knowledgable and the training was well worth the time.

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    Kayla Harvey, MA LMHC
    Sandy Curtis, LMSW

    I loved this training! This is my second time doing this training and would do it again. Along time ago I went to a training on sexual abuse with children from Liana Lowenstein and received a lot of good information. I certainly would go to another training in the future.

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    Sandy Curtis, LMSW
    Ella

    Good presentation of information about trauma experience and symptoms. Too little time explaining strategies to use in session, and too little theoretical/empirical support for recommended strategies.

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    Ella
    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW

    This was an excellent training that I can begin using today with my clients. I found all of it very interesting and it has inspired me to learn more in these areas.

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    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW
    Mary Dowling LCSW-C

    Excellent. Very timely and useful!!

    Mary Dowling LCSW-C
    Alexis Bruce, LCSW-C

    This training was rammed packed with information that will be quite useful when working with clients who have experienced significant historical trauma that has led to some hysteria and other issues. Thank you!

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    Alexis Bruce, LCSW-C
    Geneva Knowles, MS, APCC, PPS

    This webinar offered wonderful ideas and a variety of interventions and ideas to working with children and adolescents using fun and interactive approaches. I really value the multi-faceted perspectives of each presenter which allowed me to gather new insights from renowned clinicians from around the world.

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    Geneva Knowles, MS, APCC, PPS
    Greg Godard, R. Psych.

    Knowledgable, presenter; clear, good strategies. Excellent information, very practical.

    Greg Godard, R. Psych.
    Wendy Bloch

    Well done, presenter very knowledgeable, anecdotes enhanced the presentation, one negative is presenter talked a little too fast (but did cover a lot!)

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    Wendy Bloch
    Olivia Weiser, MSW

    This training was more than I could have expected, and I had high expectations! The presenters imparted so much incredible knowledge and different techniques and interventions. The format and technology of the training was engaging and well executed. I can't wait to sign up for another training!

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    Olivia Weiser, MSW
    Participant

    Great training! Hedy is amazing and so inspirational! Learning about the EcCT was so helpful.

    Participant
    Paige MacKenzie

    I enjoyed this course, I felt that the presenter had a lot of expertise in the topic

    Paige MacKenzie
    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II

    This was an exceptionally clear presentation that provided specific hands-on strategies that can be used with youths and their families. Well-grounded in theory AND very practical.

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    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II
    Alex McLaughlin, MSW, LGSW

    This training exceeded my expectations. As a pre-licensed therapist, I learned so much about Sand Tray therapy, but also play therapy in general, and various seminal theories (theoretical orientations) that can inform my practice. I walked away feeling confident in implementing sand tray therapy with clients. Dr. April is clearly knowledgeable, and is a skilled therapist, as well as presenter - she made the training fun, authentic and engaging (even as someone that watched the recorded session). It was nice to have the option to take this as a recorded training so I could complete it on my own time, and at my own pace.

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    Alex McLaughlin, MSW, LGSW
    Adriana P. Franco, MSW, LCSW, CRADC

    I enjoyed the training, it was very informational and the best part was to take practical techniques to use with clients. The presentation was organized and clear.

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    Adriana P. Franco, MSW, LCSW, CRADC
    Jessica Furrow, LMSW

    I thought the instructor was knowledgeable, but the training would have been more beneficial if there were more interventions that didn't require buying a lot of supplies. Also, I would have liked to see interventions that were simpler and would not take up the entire session or multiple sessions. Plus, things that are less messy would have been helpful because in my setting I don't have a sink nearby to wash up messes from paint or slime.

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    Jessica Furrow, LMSW
    Participant

    Excellent! Thank you!

    Participant
    Joelle Harrison, LPCC, RPT-S

    Presentation was clear and concise - extremely informative and useful for clinicians of all levels!

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    Joelle Harrison, LPCC, RPT-S
    Nate Seroski, CCLS

    The instructors were extremely knowledgeable! Grounded in theory, the interventions shared were extremely applicable to practice immediately. All of the instructors were fantastic at giving you the confidence to implement these great new resources.

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    Nate Seroski, CCLS
    Wendy H.

    The presenter was terrific knowledgeable and personable.

    Wendy H.
    Heather Adams, LCSW

    I enjoyed the opportunity to hear from therapists around the world. We rarely get the chance to hear from others around the world and it is delightful we are doing great things all over! They provided real life perspectives and techniques that I can use in my own practice. I am excited to share I am using techniques from colleagues around the world! 

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    Heather Adams, LCSW
    Stefanie Lynch

    The training was fantastic, I was very happy with the information and interventions.

    Stefanie Lynch
    Shelley Mountain-Collette

    This training is beyond helpful as all Liana's presentations are. I am so grateful for all of these wonderful ideas!

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    Shelley Mountain-Collette
    Megan Tallman, MSW, LSW

    As a new therapist in my first few years before I can be clinically licensed these trainings are amazing. Being able to learn from experienced clinicians makes me feel more competent in my practice. This training gave me real life application that I can use and feel better prepared.

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    Megan Tallman, MSW, LSW
    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC

    Good basic training course. Really helpful in the early days of a crisis.

    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    The presenter is very knowledgeable about a lot of different topics and kept it interesting and engaging!

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    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Jodi Walters LISW

    Tons of information. Presented well.

    Jodi Walters LISW
    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC

    Excellent! Presenter was very knowledgeable and interactive.

    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC
    Maggie Goodwin LPC, Missouri

    Kind, and educated and good at communicating how to apply the material. :)

    Maggie Goodwin LPC, Missouri
    MSW Participant

    Great presenter! Articulate and easy to understand. Good specific interventions.

    MSW Participant
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor was very knowledgeable about the legal and ethical implications about being a mandated reporter for child abuse. This difficult topic was presented in a caring, interesting, and comprehensive manner giving participants the tools and confidence needed to address such concerns if they arise in our own practices.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Live Webinar Participant

    Outstanding and helpful presentation. Dr. Tara is compassionate, skilled, engaging and knows her stuff! That was such a refreshing course and she answered all questions with wisdom and skill!

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    Live Webinar Participant
    Participant

    Excellent course covering the gamut of ethical considerations that arise in telehealth practice and provides concrete and practical tools for the delivery of services.

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    Participant
    Karen Kallis Ed LPC RPT

    Very good presentation and really great energy from instructor with practical and very helpful explanations!

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    Karen Kallis Ed LPC RPT
    Lynn DeLaurentis, MA, LPC, RPT, BCB

    The Playborhood gave me an opportunity to learn from experts around the world and add to my toolbox as a therapist. The handouts allow me to easily go back to the material and review and have resources to use with clients.

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    Lynn DeLaurentis, MA, LPC, RPT, BCB
    Bethany Chime, MA, LPCC-S

    It's great to know how to begin helping our clients who are struggling with eating disorders!

    Bethany Chime, MA, LPCC-S
    LeAnn Frost LPC

    She was very concise informative and easy to follow.

    LeAnn Frost LPC
    Sally S.Creed, LPC-S, RPT-S

    Liana Lowenstein is always an energetic and knowledgable presenter. Her workshops are full of information and helpful activities to help the children and families I work with.

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    Sally S.Creed, LPC-S, RPT-S
    Miles Goldstein

    Excellent presenter who was so engaging and filled with ideas.

    Miles Goldstein
    Helen Ercolino, LPC, RPT-S

    This was a fantastic training. I learned so many new activities and techniques that I can use immediately in my practice. 

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    Helen Ercolino, LPC, RPT-S
    Josue Medrano

    The interventions taught to treat enu/enco are appropriate and useful. Now I know that using a Lego toilet can be useful in tx. I appreciate the comprehensiveness of the instruction.

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    Josue Medrano
    Elyakim

    Good presentation with relevant examples to illustrate what the instructor was discussing

    Elyakim
    Lisa D’Antonio

    This is a great course on grief. It goes over the different models to use in sessions and discusses so many different aspects of grief. The instructor is fantastic, very thorough and organized!

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    Lisa D’Antonio
    Jessica Payne, MSW, LMSW

    This course was fabulous!

    Jessica Payne, MSW, LMSW
    Live Participant

    This was a great class!

    Live Participant
    Elizabeth Ormes, MA LCPC

    The training today was so impressive! To be able to hear from Play Therapists from around the world on the techniques that they use in practice was so helpful. We are all over the world and yet we are the same, doing the same work, and changing lives for the better. Brilliant!

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    Elizabeth Ormes, MA LCPC
    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist

    Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is knowledgeable play therapist, provides a basic foundation for seminal and historical play therapy theories, and offers a helpful PPT to facilitate the participant’s professional learning.

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    Dr. Ru-Chi Yang, Psychologist
    Tani Foger LPC

    This course was very useful to help clinicians transition from traditional office therapy to teletherapy. Thank you Lianna!

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    Tani Foger LPC
    Jessica Mogilever, LGPC, NCC

    As someone with ADHD, my inner child felt heard and understood. Excellent presentation by well-versed clinician.

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    Jessica Mogilever, LGPC, NCC
    Kayla Anthony, MS NCC CCMHC LMHC QS

    This is my second attendance of this program and each time I learn something new. The information each presenter brings is full of great connection pieces, conceptualization components, and fun. It is easily accessible, understandable, and thorough. Thankful to have found this program and that I have been able to attend.

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    Kayla Anthony, MS NCC CCMHC LMHC QS
    Megan Cowan, MSW, RSW

    Amazing! I really enjoyed the webinar and Liana did an outstanding job in sharing ideas of ways to work with clients online. I would highly recommend this webinar.

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    Megan Cowan, MSW, RSW
    Brittanie Pendleton, Student therapist

    Great training, very helpful and well organized. I really love your trainings, they are some of the best I've attended.

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    Brittanie Pendleton, Student therapist
    Melanie Hunt. LPC

    I fully enjoyed this training and found it informational and helpful.

    Melanie Hunt. LPC
    Melissa Nein, LCPC, Bel Air, MD

    Tips and Techniques for online Therapy with Children provided ample activities for children of all ages that are easy, quick, and simple to complete all while providing opportunities to explore and process thoughts and feelings.

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    Melissa Nein, LCPC, Bel Air, MD
    Christine Lanzi, LCPC

    I attended a live webinar through Core Wellness and found it to be such a great experience. The registrations process is simple and the snippets of what the trainings will include are very informative. They have great prices and wide array of topics that will allow me to touch on many areas to expand my clinical knowledge. The presenter was knowledgable, personable, and effective. What a great training!

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    Christine Lanzi, LCPC
    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC

    This is an excellent program if you are considering setting up new telehealth services.

    Shelly Mohnkern, LGPC
    Participant

    It was useful in helping me understand how to ground my client and prepare them for the session

    Participant
    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC

    This was a wonderful training and I look forward to the other three parts of the series

    Katherin A. Schultz MS LMFT CSAC
    Alexandra Phillips

    I learned so much as a student!! Play therapy is an area that I am now very interested in and I appreciated this conference's tangible skills I can apply immediately!!

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    Alexandra Phillips
    Catherine Rickrode, LMSW

    I thought the training presented many useful activities for therapists to use across all ages. I work with children ages 5-14 so it was helpful to have activities that could be used with each of age group.

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    Catherine Rickrode, LMSW
    Katherin A. Schultz

    This training is very helpful to providers on how to incorporate the family into treatment

    Katherin A. Schultz
    Elaine McGraw, LCSW-R

    I truly appreciated this webinar during  such a difficult and challenging time.  Additionally, as a retired and now returning to practice clinician, I so appreciated ideas on doing telehealth.  Liana has always been one of my favorite presenters and provider of great materials to use with children. Thank you so much.  

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    Elaine McGraw, LCSW-R
    Ariel Landrum, LMFT

    This training was wonderful. I learned a variety of ways to incorporate dreams into my practice with youth and families. The instructor touched on how to get caregivers involved, how to help the youth communicate their dreams, and ways to be a safe container for nightmares.

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    Ariel Landrum, LMFT
    Erica Mohammed, LMHC

    The CE was great, easy to access and presenter was very engaging. It was easy for me to remain focused and engaged. It made it easy to and I look forward to more courses.

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    Erica Mohammed, LMHC
    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S

    The instructor shares practical activities to use in different stages of the group process. The activities are useful, helpful, and adaptable to all ages.

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    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S
    Phyllis Yedida Sachs-Yasgur, LCSW-R

    The summit was an excellent introduction to many creative approaches by some of the most talented play therapists. Thank you.

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    Phyllis Yedida Sachs-Yasgur, LCSW-R
    Daylin

    Great training with very practical interventions!

    Daylin
    Maureen Morrison, PsyD

    Presenter was very knowledgeable, a little low energy. Part of that is due to video format I think.

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    Maureen Morrison, PsyD
    Participant

    Excellent content.

    Participant
    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW

    This was a fabulous training! There is really nothing I like more than extremely intelligent people that have an idea to share that is simple and effective. 

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    Becky Hobson, MSW, LCSW
    Jada Clark, MS, Resident in Counseling.

    My name is Jada Clark, MS, Resident in Counseling. The training was very insightful and provided me with resources to rely on as I continue enhance my counseling skills. As a beginning counselor, my goals are to strengthen connections between parents and their children to promote cohesion within the home and the family unity.

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    Jada Clark, MS, Resident in Counseling.
    Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW

    The instructors are extremely skilled. They presented clearly and gave useful tools.

    Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW
    Melissa Gardner, LSCSW

    I thought it was great!

    Melissa Gardner, LSCSW
    Becky Hobson - LCSW

    It was good to know the most common ethical issues that arise for legal reasons.

    Becky Hobson - LCSW
    Live Participant

    This training is a must for anyone working with kids and trauma! You are all awesome. Best virtually trainings I have experienced.

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    Live Participant
    Live Participant

    Wonderful presentation. The presenter was very knowledgeable and made the topic interesting.

    Live Participant
    Debbie Disney, LCSW-C

    I have become Tara Deliberto's biggest fan after watching and learning from her Eating Disorder Crash Course webinar. The information Dr. Deliberto prepared for this one hour course was exceptionally organized with handouts that followed and supported her presentation. I learned very relevant and helpful strategies and explainations that will help me be more thorough in the work I do with clients who struggle with eating disorders and/or disordered eating behaviors.

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    Debbie Disney, LCSW-C
    Live Participant

    The presentation was well organized and very informative

    Live Participant
    David Swain, LCPC

    Loved Dr. Sue. She was funny, relatable, and was a pleasure to listen and learn from.

    David Swain, LCPC
    Kaitlyn Cornell, LCSW

    This by the far best body image training I have ever attended. Although I watched a recorddd version, I wish I had been there for the live version!! Will definitely attend in the future.

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    Kaitlyn Cornell, LCSW
    Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

    Wonderful course, very well thought out. I can tell that the presenter has spend lots of time preparing. Very useful information I can incorporate in my work with kids right away.

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    Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
    Tangie White, LCPC

    As one that is reluctant to host groups for children, this training effectively showed how it can be done giving me the confidence that I can execute a successful group.

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    Tangie White, LCPC
    Elena Switzer, MSW, LCSW

    Liana Lowenstein's trainings are full of practical, creative interventions for working with children of all ages and their families. The presenters are world-renowned and diverse with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in child and family therapy.

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    Elena Switzer, MSW, LCSW
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist (US)

    Liana Lowenstein is a very knowledgeable, skillful, and experienced play therapist. I appreciated Liana’s initiative, coordination, and help in inviting other mental health professionals around the world to share their techniques with the play therapy community around the world, which makes it a very meaningful event and facilitates the interpersonal connection with people during the on-going impact of COVID-19.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist (US)
    Anonymous

    I learned a lot and found it applicable to my practice. I am interested in learning more about advanced hypnotherapy!

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    Anonymous
    Attendee

    The training was very helpful for ideas to assess clients

    Attendee
    Live Participant

    I love a good experiential training. So engaging, and so much more useful, educationally, than a lecture

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    Live Participant
    Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW

    I loved seeing what therapist are doing around the world. The matching handouts and resources are fabulous. Thank you!!!

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    Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW
    Adriana Reed, LICSW

    I enjoyed the content of this training and how it implemented views and research from all over the world.

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    Adriana Reed, LICSW
    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

    Beth is such a great instructor. I enjoy seeing then putting into practice all the interventions she shares.

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    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
    Live Participant

    I felt that the instructor was engaged and thus, engaged us (her audience), not always easy through zoom. She obviously was comfortable with the content and taught well!

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    Live Participant
    Terri Lancaster LCPC

    Outstanding information and presentation on problematic sexual behaviors in children, along with solid interventions, theory and developmental considerations.

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    Terri Lancaster LCPC
    Brenda Sousa, RP Canada

    A wonderful collection of the most talented play therapists around the world, offering teachings of theory and interventions to help our clients heal and thrive.

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    Brenda Sousa, RP Canada
    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S

    I really enjoyed this session. It offered practical interventions in a fun way. I love when I leave a session feeling like I have another idea in my toolbag.

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    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S
    Victoria G., MA, LCPC

    The training was thorough and provided real life changing techniques I can use in my practice.

    Victoria G., MA, LCPC
    Trudy-Ann Fyffe, Guidance Counsellor, BA Guidance & Counselling

    The presenters were very knowledgeable and creative, and effectively instructed us on how to implement their innovative techniques into sessions to achieving various therapeutic goals. The techniques were simple and done with common, everyday materials, but are potentially very impactful. This 1st Masterclass was quite informative and I hope to participate in the remaining classes in the series. Thank you!

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    Trudy-Ann Fyffe, Guidance Counsellor, BA Guidance & Counselling
    Amanda Marshall, LMSW

    This training was tremendously useful. I always walk away from away from Ms. Hartstein's trainings with tons of new ideas and this was no exception. Today my notes include 60 interventions that I can use with my clients, and I'm so excited to try them out! I also love how she weaves together a variety of play therapy modalities -- her training is focused on CBT but includes dramatic play, music, games, art, role play, narrative tools, bibliotherapy, and more. I highly recommend this training!

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    Amanda Marshall, LMSW
    Erin Geyer, LMSW

    I really enjoyed this webinar and the variety of approaches that are used by the international presenters. There were many different therapeutic approaches that I was introduced to today that would be beneficial to add to my current practice. The speakers were engaging and knowledgeable about the content being presented.

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    Erin Geyer, LMSW
    Tammie S. Roitman Ed.S, CCHT

    I though the training was very informative and presented very well. The information was clear and to the point. Thank you for providing this course.

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    Tammie S. Roitman Ed.S, CCHT
    Live Participant

    This was excellent training and Liana is amazing! She is very knowledgeable.

    Live Participant
    MSW Participant

    The handouts will prove very useful as I revisit my notes from the live webinar. The facilitator's personal experiences were helpful in driving home various concepts covered in the handout.

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    MSW Participant
    Sora Kupfer, LCSW-C

    This training was wonderful, clear and to the point. Easy to understand with valuable content.

    Sora Kupfer, LCSW-C
    Alexa Nava, MEd, LPC

    Excellent training that walks you step-by-step through the process of working with children who are SM. It provides a framework and ideas for moving from one stage to the next.

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    Alexa Nava, MEd, LPC
    Lynne Carpenter, M.Ed., LPC, RPT

    This training was excellent from beginning to end with thorough theoretical information followed up by practical discussion and examples. The instructor was personable and clearly presented the topic with a high level of expertise. This training will be invaluable to therapists working with children presenting with selective mutism.

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    Lynne Carpenter, M.Ed., LPC, RPT
    Therapist, participant

    I deal with difficult anger issues and kids who refuse to talk. This workshop transformed my outlook and gave me an entire toolbox of interventions which I will be using with my clients. Thank you so much! I can’t compliment and recommend this workshop enough

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    Therapist, participant
    Gabriela Tornero, LPC

    Great training full of insight and resources for trauma care.

    Gabriela Tornero, LPC
    Melissa Reiner, LCPC, LPCMH, NCC

    Extremely helpful, and very interesting.

    Melissa Reiner, LCPC, LPCMH, NCC
    Jacqueline Kennedy, MA, RP, LPC

    The training and instructor's skill, content, style were exactly what I needed to add to my current practice. I would attend another training in the future and highly recommend this one.

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    Jacqueline Kennedy, MA, RP, LPC
    Liat Zeltser

    The instructor presented the topic of tackling trauma in play therapy in an engaging and very clear manner, explaining concepts such as the use of touch in play therapy, and it’s pros and cons as well as other interventions that can best help children experiencing trauma navigate the inevitable issues that arise.

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    Liat Zeltser
    Darlene Waldt, LCSW-C

    Best online interactive training I have had. I usually try to go in person but this training makes me rethink my option of online trainings. I felt more involved than I have been in some in person trainings. The presenter was very knowledgeable and engaging.

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    Darlene Waldt, LCSW-C
    Melissa Evans

    Excellent, fun activities with practical application that practictioners got to try!

    Melissa Evans
    Bobbi Pate, LCMHC, RPT

    This was an excellent training that pulled from many diverse backgrounds that I would have probably never known about or experienced. I would highly recommend this to others and would love to make this an annual event.

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    Bobbi Pate, LCMHC, RPT
    Lacie Stowe, LMSW

    This was a great training over cultural competency. This is a topic that each and every person in the helping field could benefit from not just social workers. The information was easy to understand and comprehend. I look forward to more trainings with this presenter and agency.

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    Lacie Stowe, LMSW
    Anne M. Case, LSW

    This training was helpful in working with clients of all ages but especially children. The training was informative and easy paced for understanding how to create a "calming" space, using muscle memory, the senses, and more.

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    Anne M. Case, LSW
    Beth F. LCSW-C

    This program was invaluable to me. I feel now more confident in my abilities to better help students and their parents learn how to regulate themselves.

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    Beth F. LCSW-C
    Evan Woodall, EdS, LPC-S, RPT

    This training was much more than I expected! I learned so many fresh techniques, how to process through them with clients, and can start using them immediately.

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    Evan Woodall, EdS, LPC-S, RPT
    Pam McRae, MSW, LCSW-C

    Excellent and useful information. Dr.Joseph Tropper is an engaging and knowledgeable presenter.

    Pam McRae, MSW, LCSW-C
    Netanel

    An excellent presentation on trauma and its relationship to life problems. The concept that trauma is related to the protection of the individual and is a normal protective response is a wonderful point. Five key interventions that were presented are extremely helpful

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    Netanel
    Tara Buchanan, LCSW

    Great training, learned so much.

    Tara Buchanan, LCSW
    Geri Bough, LCSW, RPT-S

    Dr. Ohnogi was very thorough in her presentation and provided some good, creative activities.

    Geri Bough, LCSW, RPT-S
    Kathy Simmons, M.Ed., PLPC, NCC

    I really found this training to meet all the objectives it laid out. It not only affirmed some of the things I already knew, but it also provided me with new language to present to my clients and parents in how to understand anger and emotion dysregulation. The instructors were clear in their explanations and provided really great hands-on play therapy techniques for real-world scenarios.

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    Kathy Simmons, M.Ed., PLPC, NCC
    Deborah Kirkland, M.A., LPC

    This was a good course. I learned a lot and I am excited to implement these ideas.

    Deborah Kirkland, M.A., LPC
    Lana Smith (BA Social Science, MS D Play Therapy)

    Thank you for the opportunity to attend this online training for free. It was well presented and an inspiring way to start off the new year. Thank you for all the time and effort that it must have taken to select the presenters and co-ordinate the wide range of skills and techniques presented.

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    Lana Smith (BA Social Science, MS D Play Therapy)
    Edwin Mendez, LMHC

    This training was great because it allowed me to observe how others in similar and different situations use the strategies provided. I thought the instructor was friendly and gave honest feeback as to how the strategies can be effective. The content was great and I would like to further see how other therapist from around the world provide therapy. The style of the training was easy to understand.

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    Edwin Mendez, LMHC
    Ru-Chi Yang Psychologist

    Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative information, playful interventions, and recourses regard to the use of puppets to work with the children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Ru-Chi Yang Psychologist
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor presented the topic of child protection versus parental rights, and subsequently child right, and grandparent rights in a very interesting and engaging manner. She gave a thorough lesson of how various court cases have shaped these rights over time. Ethics and law in therapy is not always the most engaging topic and yet I found the topic/course fascinating and am curious to take similar courses given by this instructor in the future.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Recorded Participant

    Her approach is detailed and easy to follow.

    Recorded Participant
    Rhea Jolley, LMSW

    This training was jam packed with useful parenting skills for the child and adult patient. Great resources provided.

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    Rhea Jolley, LMSW
    Mary Miner, LGPC

    This course was SO helpful! Makes me want to work with kids more. Most of my clients are adults and I'm thinking how I can apply some of this to those with lower IQ, lower functioning.

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    Mary Miner, LGPC
    Melissa Milligan, Professional Counselor Associate

    There was so much packed into this hour and it all flowed seamlessly together in a way that built upon the concepts. The instructor has an easy and pleasant manner and is obviously passionate about the topic.

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    Melissa Milligan, Professional Counselor Associate
    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC

    Great course! Presenter was good at engaging viewers on ZOOM

    Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC
    Wing Wong

    I really loved how clear and simple each instructor introduced their own interventions and shared it with us all. I learned so much in the short period of this CE training.

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    Wing Wong
    Jacqueline Rivers, LMFT

    I really enjoyed the opportunity to learn from some of the best play therapists, all in one place, all at the same time. I really appreciated the fact that I left the training with 4 interventions that I could easily and readily put into practice right away!

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    Jacqueline Rivers, LMFT
    Judith K. Livingston, LCSW-R

    Very clear, helpful, and informative.

    Judith K. Livingston, LCSW-R
    Chelsea Ohler, LCPC

    A good training, focusing on the evolution of parents' and children's rights, as well as the ways in which those sets of rights can come into conflict with one another.

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    Chelsea Ohler, LCPC
    Shannon McConnell

    I enjoyed the training. I like to see different examples of different techniques.

    Shannon McConnell
    Liat Zeltser, LMHC

    The instructor was very knowledgeable and presented the material in an engaging manner explaining how to help out clients to work through sexual trauma and grief and providing concrete interventions we can use in our own sessions with clients.

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    Liat Zeltser, LMHC
    Kat O'Hare MA

    I really enjoyed how approachable and understandable Dr. Deliberto was for this training. The information was presented in a way that I was easily able to translate what I learned into practice and was immediately able to treatment plan for patients I currently am seeing. I also was able to bookmark key information to use as needed moving forward.

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    Kat O'Hare MA
    Alissa Fernandez, MSW

    This training was very well done and so helpful during this time when clinicians are heavily engaging in teletherapy. I feel I can utilize each technique presented because they were presented and explained so well. The handout given along with this training is also very well put together and greatly assists me in facilitating various interventions.

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    Alissa Fernandez, MSW
    Nikki Snider, LCSW-C

    This was an excellent training. As a supervisor who has been in the field for many years, I usually take trainings as a requirement and feel a bit of dread when hearing the same themes over and over again. This training was different! I really enjoyed it. Thank you for providing a training that presented a fresh framework and new spin on analyzing and labeling supervisee and supervisor development.

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    Nikki Snider, LCSW-C
    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

    Great training, really engaging especially for ethics!

    Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
    Clemence Overall, LCSW

    Well organized, articulate and practical.

    Clemence Overall, LCSW
    Jennifer C. Rhodes, LMSW CSSW

    I found this training to be very useful! Not too long and came away with 4 different therapy activities I can implement easily!

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    Jennifer C. Rhodes, LMSW CSSW
    Emily Bucheimer LCSW-C

    It provided information appropriately and in a concise and useful manner.

    Emily Bucheimer LCSW-C
    Jessi West, MSW, LCSW

    I enjoyed learning from 3 different therapists and different aspects of the topic. The training focused on all involved in the therapy process - the therapist, child client, and the client’s caregivers. I appreciated being able to learn more about the topic of emotion regulation and how to incorporate it into practice with the kiddos I work with, their caregivers, and how to address my own internal states in working with my clients.

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    Jessi West, MSW, LCSW
    Casey Benac, MA, LPC, LCMHC

    A truly helpful resource to a clinician who encounters disordered eating at a variety of levels. Easy to understand and includes practical interventions to utilize in practice as well as helpful information for when increased or medical treatment is necessary.

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    Casey Benac, MA, LPC, LCMHC
    Stephanie Paley, MS, NCC

    I really enjoyed this training even though I did not attend the live webinar. I always come back to the content that was presented in this training for reference when working with clients. I do wish that self harming /SI was a topic that was discussed in this training because it is very prominent within the child/ tween age range. Overall, I thought the instructor's activities and style were great. I learned a lot from this training and am excited to come back for the next edition!

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    Stephanie Paley, MS, NCC
    Madison Resnick, LCSW-C

    The presenter was extremely knowledgeable regarding the topic. I appreciated her background as a social worker and an attorney. Her scope of practice allowed for the presentation to include a diverse lens of ethics.

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    Madison Resnick, LCSW-C
    Brittany Grant MA

    This training was a wonderful training. Due to COVID and switching to telemental health it has been a struggle to engage younger kids, but this training has provided me with some great activities that will assist me in assisting my clients virtually. I would recommend this training to any one interested in learning new interactive techniques.

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    Brittany Grant MA
    Ashley Shoup LSW

    I liked hearing about various interventions, how to apply them and their purpose with creative ideas. All the presenters seemed knowledgeable and I enjoyed the variety of approaches presented.

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    Ashley Shoup LSW
    Jenni Bearden, LAPSW

    I loved the variety of resources presented and the presenters' backgrounds

    Jenni Bearden, LAPSW
    Courtney Sigworth, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist

    This was a great training with many practical activities and interventions to use with clients. The presenter was engaging, answered questions throughout and was very creative in showing actual videos of how the interventions work with clients. Super helpful for my work with children and teens with a variety of diagnoses.

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    Courtney Sigworth, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist
    Amy Davis, PhD, NCC

    This training is a great way to get the hours required by APT for seminal and historical theories in play therapy for the RPT certification. It is thorough and concise.

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    Amy Davis, PhD, NCC
    In-house

    You taught me to meet clients where they are at instead of pushing for my own agenda for them to immediately address trauma. 

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    In-house
    Recorded Participant

    Liana is wonderful, and I can see her passion for the field!

    Recorded Participant
    Miriam Harper, LCSW

    I watched the recorded webinar afterwards, but I benefited from others questions and the instructors responses. The handouts were also very clear and easy to follow along with. The instructor was very knowledgeable and easy to listen to.

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    Miriam Harper, LCSW
    Recorded Participant

    All of the instructors were amazing! Practical information that is relevant to my clinical work daily.

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    Recorded Participant
    Participant

    Nice general overview of practical strategies to manage this crisis time

    Participant
    Linda Stancil, LPC

    Fabulous!

    Linda Stancil, LPC
    Stephanie Pratola, Ph.D.

    So grateful for this timely and free opportunity to keep my play therapy credentials current. Access and cost have been a big factor in maintaining credentials in the past year and this assistance is greatly appreciated

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    Stephanie Pratola, Ph.D.
    Krystyna Kaminski, LMSW

    This was probably the most useful workshop on play therapy that I've been to so far. It was straightforward and to the point of the research, the activity, the purpose, and the effectiveness. Each presenter seemed very knowledgeable on their topic, and I loved that presenters were from across the globe.

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    Krystyna Kaminski, LMSW
    Melissa Larson, AMFT

    I thought it was great. A nice variety of topics. The presenters were great and took a perfect amount of time.

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    Melissa Larson, AMFT
    Leedor Lebovits, MSW

    As a social worker, I greatly enjoyed the continued education training provided to my organization on the overview of trauma informed care. Its great to hear about other specialties in the field and get insight to their work. I felt the training was very clear and informative and that the trainer had a lot of knowledge and passion for the topic. Thank you!

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    Leedor Lebovits, MSW
    Michael Brown, Ed.S., LMHC, LMFT

    I came away with more tools for my tool box.

    Michael Brown, Ed.S., LMHC, LMFT
    Christine Linde

    What a gift!  I'm so inspired now to try some of these new techniques.  Thank you so much!

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    Christine Linde
    LCPC Participant

    Thank you Dr. Solan, that was very deep and fascinating. Some eye-opening Freudian concepts and I appreicated the second half with clinical applications. 

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    LCPC Participant
    Dr. Richard Klimek

    Well done! Clear & concise presentation!

    Dr. Richard Klimek
    Kayla Pallister, BSW

    Amazing! Informative and very clear. I learned a lot from this. 

    Kayla Pallister, BSW
    Participant

    Excellent course, excellent material and excellent presenter!

    Participant
    Attendee

    Just wish we had another hour.

    Attendee
    Alexa Nava, MEd, LPC

    Play Therapy Treatment Planning training was informative and educative. It created a baseline for understanding and for future acquisition of knowledge and practice of case conceptualization and treatment planning itself. I truly appreciated the concepts being addressed from all theory angles for a more complete understanding and to accommodate practitioners of all types. Thank you!

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    Alexa Nava, MEd, LPC
    Victoria Tate, MA, LPC, VSP

    I enjoyed the well organized training and gained insight from global therapists!

    Victoria Tate, MA, LPC, VSP
    Laura Torgrimson, MCP:AT, CCC

    I love Lianna Liana Lowenstein's creative interventions and I use them frequently in my practice.

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    Laura Torgrimson, MCP:AT, CCC
    David Listhaus, LCPC

    I have taken a few CEU's from Core wellness now and I am always impressed by the ease of registering and the knowledge and material of the presenters! Highly recommended.

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    David Listhaus, LCPC
    Sarah Stein-Wolf MA LCMHC RPT

    I thought this was very helpful, and I will be implementing these tools immediately as I set up supervision with prospective play therapists. Lynn was clear and presented useful and actionable information.

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    Sarah Stein-Wolf MA LCMHC RPT
    Kate

    Liana is very engaging and knowledgeable. Her style modeled how to engage my own clients in telehealth. I appreciated the thorough handout as well as the review of good activities to use with clients.

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    Kate
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (US)

    Ms. Lynn Louise Wonders is very knowledge and skillful in providing clinical supervision to the mental health professionals, provides informative information, especially the Integrative Developmental Model and Discrimination Model of Supervision, and has a very calm presence as a presenter.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (US)
    Carol Marie Maxey MS, LPCC-S

    It was great to see providers from all over the world and to learn a variety of interventions in one training.

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    Carol Marie Maxey MS, LPCC-S
    Laura L Pulsifer, LCSW C-EMDR II, CIT

    LOVED this program! The speaker (Happy Birthday!) was knowledgeable & personable - clearly an expert, and not at all "showy". I appreciated his knowledge & his humor , & his relaxed & engaging manner. Though he spoke quickly (lots of info to pack into a short amount of time!), I know (& look forward to) I can watch the recording to pick up anything I missed! I will certainly attend future trainings of his!!! Thank you! ??

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    Laura L Pulsifer, LCSW C-EMDR II, CIT
    Robert Wachsler

    Liana is so easy to work with and so simple! The course was so effectively transmitted and understood. I feel I can reach out to her for help without being judged.

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    Robert Wachsler
    Orysia Klymkiw

    She is an incredibly skilled practitioner who is able to convey the model in a comprehensive, engaging manner. Her care and compassion for clients shines through and underpins the rationale for utilizing the model. She is an incredible role model.

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    Orysia Klymkiw
    Rochel Ziman, LMSW

    Dr. Sue Futeral-Myrowitz provided an engaging, personal and professional account of how to effectively and empathetically support cancer patients. The Emotional Healing of a Cancer Patient Training reinforced the importance of looking at a patient as a whole person. Thank you Core Wellness for providing this valuable resource.

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    Rochel Ziman, LMSW
    Recorded Participant

    The training provided me with additional interventions to use with my clients because I run out of ideas.

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    Recorded Participant
    Katie Golden, MSW, LMSW

    I am always impressed by the trainings from Core Wellness CEU. Every one I have taken has truly been well-prepared, interactive, and engaging. The Somatic Interventions for Trauma Training that was offered by Dawn Bigler in May 2023 was informative, engaging, and well prepared. It was one of the rare trainings where I did not notice the time passing because I was so engrossed and learning so much.

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    Katie Golden, MSW, LMSW
    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist

    Ms. Liana Lowenstein is a very knowledge and experienced play therapist who provides informative information, playful interventions, and recourses regard to the common issues in clinical practice when working with children and adolescents to facilitate the participant’s professional learning and growth.

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    Ru-Chi Yang, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist
    D L Flores, LCSW

    Love the presenter. She was thorough, very well prepared, informative, and facilitated the course well with regard to providing concrete examples.

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    D L Flores, LCSW
    Ruchoma Skurnik

    Excellent training.

    Ruchoma Skurnik
    Priscilla Jones-Mercer, LCSW-C

    It was excellent and extremely informative. Speaker was awesome and explained the information clearly.

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    Priscilla Jones-Mercer, LCSW-C
    Heidi Hills, M.S., LPC

    I absolutely loved this Playborhood training! I loved hearing all the different ideas that people from across the world had. I especially enjoyed how these activities covered several different types of theoretical orientations as well, meaning that there was something for every therapist who attended regardless of their theoretical orientation. This was a very fast-paced training so I had to write quickly when taking notes. I am very thankful for the HUGE resource handouts as well!

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    Heidi Hills, M.S., LPC
    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

    All speakers were fantastic and the content was wonderful!

    Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
    Kate Purcell - Psychologist - Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

    Fantastic Training! The instructor was very knowledgeable, clear and answered questions truthfully with great understanding.

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    Kate Purcell - Psychologist - Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)