Winter Basic Intensive Training 2023


This is WCI's foundational intensive training in Gestalt Play Therapy!

  • Starts Feb 25, 2023
  • 2,700 US dollars
  • Solvang, CA

Available spots


Service Description

See below for discount options!!! These Intensive programs are designed to build theoretical understanding and clinical skills in working with children/adolescents from the perspective of contemporary Gestalt Play Therapy. The programs of WCI incorporate the principles and practices of playful and creative therapeutic interventions that foster the growth of each client regardless of age. Recent research in neuroscience, attachment theory and relational psychotherapy are presented as confirmation and extension of the Gestalt play therapy approach. Each day includes didactic discussion and experiential practicum sessions which aim at integrating theory with practice while increasing competence in using modalities of expressive play therapy. The focus of this program is the application of Gestalt Play Therapy principles represented in the work of Violet Oaklander, PhD., author of Windows to our Children: A Gestalt Approach to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Hidden Treasure: A Map to The Child’s Inner Self. An emphasis in this training will be on the dynamics of the therapeutic relationship as the heart of treatment and the processes of integration. This training is limited to 12 participants which allows for interactive, experiential learning. Participants are asked to read Dr. Oaklander’s books, Windows to Our Children and Hidden Treasure available through http://vsof.org. Other readings will be made available to those attending the training(s). Presenter: Felicia Carroll, MEd. MA, LMFT, and RPT-S and Valente Orozco, LCSW and RPT-S and Other Core Faculty CE: 60 contact hours. *** Daily schedule times are approximate and will be discussed and decided by the group *** Early Registration Discount!! Use code: EarlyBird2023 during registration for 15% off! (available until 12/31/22 on individual registrations only) Group Registration Discount!! Groups of 2 or more: Complete the group registration information to received 20% off!! *** Discounts may NOT be combined


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation notice must be received two weeks in advance of the program starting dates. The registration fee may not be refunded for a last minute notification. Notification must be in writing to WCI either through email or snail mail. With this notice, paid fees can be refunded or applied to a future program if available for registration at the time of cancellation. If for any reason, WCI cancels a program, all fees will be refunded. WCI is not responsible for any travel or lodging costs due to cancellations. For Groups: should any group member(s) cancel or not complete any remaining balance for any reason, leaving only one individual as part of the group, the discounted amount will be payable by the remaining member for their individual registration.


Contact Details

(800) 550-0617 ex.2

admin@westcoastinstitute.us

Suite 120 723 E Locust Ave, Fresno, CA, USA