Working with Anger
Gestalt Play Therapy
- Starts Feb 10, 2024Starts Feb 10, 2024
- 210 US dollars$210
Experiential Approaches for Anger Expression in Children and Adolescents Think back to your childhood. Did you feel frustrated? As a teen, was it ok to just feel upset? Did you ever feel pressure to hold that in? This workshop jumps into the nuance of child anger and how it can be expressed... in healthy ways. We will start this workshop exploring multiple theories on anger expression, keenly focusing on anger expression with children. We will discuss what current literature suggests about the need for anger expression. Next, we will talk through a gestalt play therapy approach to conceptualize anger expression in children and adolescents. This will involve learning about the gestalt contact cycles and contact disturbances. Three phases of facilitating anger exploration will be covered. To finish, we will practice a number of play-based activities which offer children or adolescents space to build awareness and choice on emotional expression. We will utilize activities that allow you to practice skills to express anger, while having space to reflect on this approach. All of the activities we practice and review will fit within a gestalt play therapy approach. Prepare for talking, molding, and creating, as we make connections between the expression of negative emotions and child wellbeing. Objectives: Participants completing this workshop will be able to: Participants will discuss recent literature, and review three theories on anger expression. Participants will analyze a gestalt play therapy approach for anger expression in children and adolescents Participants will practice two gestalt play based strategies for healthy anger expression. Presenter: Theodore Stripling CE: 6 contact hours (Live Webinar) 9am-4:00pm (CST)
Cancellation notice must be received two weeks in advance (four weeks for intensive programs) 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.
(800) 550-0617 ex.2
Suite 120 723 E Locust Ave, Fresno, CA, USA