For the past 25 years Marie-José Dhaese has been teaching internationally the therapeutic methods she has developed in the field of abuse, loss and trauma. Expressive Play Therapy has proven to be particularly helpful to children and adults experiencing the consequences of a variety of stresses and difficult experiences.
The objectives of the Expressive Play Therapy Certificate are:
* To prepare learners to provide safe, effective interventions and to choose and implement therapeutic materials conducive to creating a safe and therapeutic space for children and adults who have experienced loss, trauma, abuse and/or neglect.
* To provide learners with the theoretical principles of holistic expressive therapy as related to the subject of trauma, complex trauma, dissociation and post traumatic stress disorder in the counseling setting.
* To provide credit (credentials) for learners wishing to further their education and training (The core instructor is a continuing education provider for the Association for Play Therapy and the Canadian Association for Play Therapy, students with Master’s degrees may apply for Continuing Education Units towards registration with APT and certification with CACPT)
For more information, please visit http://jibc.ca/programs-courses/schools-departments/school-community-social-justice/centre-counselling-community-safety/programs/expressive-play-therapy-certificate