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It’s a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood: 2nd World Edition!

Topics: Children, Teens, Family Therapy

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

3 CE Hours
It’s a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood: 2nd World Edition! Recorded
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Liana Lowenstein
MSW, RSW, CPT-S

Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families in Toronto since 1988. She presents trainings across North America and abroad. Recent speaking engagements include China, South Africa, Israel, England, and Australia. She provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners and consults to mental health agencies. Liana's 13 books on child and family therapy are known internationally for their innovative and practical techniques. She is a winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada.

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Dr Karen Treisman
Clinical Psychologist
Trainer, Organizational Consultant & Author

Dr Karen Treisman, a London based Clinical Psychologist specialises in the areas of trauma and attachment. She has many years working in the UK and abroad in Africa and Asia including in the context of adoption, fostering, asylum seeking, refugee, and trafficked children, and within child protection and court settings. Karen is also an organizational consultant to over 90 organizations to support them on their journey to become more trauma, adversity, and culturally informed, infused, and responsive. Karen is also the founder and director of Safe Hands and Thinking Minds; and the bestselling award-winning author of 11 books, 4 sets of therapeutic cards, and 6 soft therapeutic toys. Learn more at: www.safehandsthinkingminds.co.uk

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Dr. Pascale Paradis
MEd, DEdPsy, MAPS, MBPsS
Child & Adolescent Consultant

Dr. Pascale Paradis, BA, MEd, DEdPsy, MAPS, MBPsS, FCEDP; Canadian of origin, a regional area of Quebec, Pascale lived 18 years in Scotland and England and now lives South of Melbourne in Australia, with her husband and three children. Pascale is a psychologist with 30 years experience in the field of education and working with children and adolescents. Director at 3P, Pascale is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist working in schools and private practice. She is a board approved supervisor supporting psychologists working with children, adolescents, families, and schools. Pascale uses play and creative approaches in her work with children and adolescents. She has developed a number of online courses aiming to support learning and skills development for professionals, teachers and parents and also develops resources for therapeutic work. Pascale also works as a Lecturer and Supervisor at a university in Melbourne supporting students completing postgraduate studies in the educational psychology program.

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Dr. Shoshana Levin Fox
EdD, LP, RPT-S
Child Psychologist & Play Therapist/Supervisor

Dr. Levin Fox is a Jerusalem-based child psychologist and play therapist/supervisor whose career with typical and special needs children spans 35 years. While at the Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem from 1992 to 2017, she specialized in the use of play therapy and DIRFloortime to functionally assess and treat children considered autistic. Her recently published book, An Autism Casebook for Parents and Practitioners: The Child Behind the Symptoms, documents her unique and effective approach. She consults to parents and practitioners in the field of autism and maintains a private practice in play therapy for young children. She can be reached at sholevfox@gmail.com or learn more at shoshanalevinfox.com

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Greg Lubimiv
MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Child & Family Therapist

Greg Lubimiv recently retired after 42 years as Executive Director of the Phoenix Centre for Children and Families, a children’s mental health centre in southeastern Ontario, Canada. Previous experiences include working as a Supervisor for Child and Family Services in Timiskaming and as a social worker in the Northwest Territories. Greg graduated with his Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto. He is a certified play therapist and supervisor with the Canadian Association of Play Therapy and was presented with the Monica Hebert Award for contributions to the field of Play Therapy. He is also the recipient of the Liz Manson Award for contributions to the field of children’s mental health from Children’s Mental Health Ontario Association, the Base Commander’s Commendation for services to military families, and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for contributions to the mental health treatment of military children and families. Greg has dedicated his professional life to improving mental health and wellbeing services locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Currently Greg provides case consultation/supervision and presents on a wide range of training topics in person and virtually. Greg is well known as a passionate, creative and playful presenter who makes learning practical, interesting and fun.

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Jeff Ashby
PhD, ABPP, RPT-S
Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Jeff Ashby is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University.  He is the Director of the Georgia State Play Therapy Training Institute, a Licensed Psychologist, and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor.  In addition, he is the Co-Director of Georgia State’s Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma, and Resilience and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. 

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Lauren Snailham
BA (Honours), MA (Clin. Psych)
Child & Family Therapist

Lauren Snailham is a Clinical Psychologist in Durban, South Africa. She has been in private practice for 13 years and works with children, adolescents, adults and families with a variety of psychological difficulties during this time. Lauren creates play therapy products and has authored 17 therapeutic story books for children on relevant topics, which have been used in therapy, school settings and by parents. She has also contributed play therapy activities to two of Liana Lowenstein’s published books. Learn more at www.childtherapytoolbox.co.za

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Lee Sook Huey
MA, Clinical Psychology
Parenting Consultant

Lee Sook Huey holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Certificate of Competency for Child Centered Play Therapy and Foundations of Play Therapy course (accredited by Association of Play Therapy, USA). She is currently practicing at KIN & KiDS Marriage, Family and Child Therapy Center, Malaysia. She has a keen interest in family and children’s psychological well-being. In addition to conducting psychological assessment, Sook Huey provides parenting consultation and works with young people with mood and developmental difficulties. Sook Huey is also a psychology lecturer at UCSI University, Malaysia. Learn more at kinandkids.com  

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Maja Antonic
MA
Systematic Family & Integrative Child Therapist

Maja Antonic, MA, is a licensed Systematic Family Therapist and Integrative Child Therapist in private practice in Belgrade, Serbia. She graduated from the Special Education and Rehabilitation Faculty at the University of Belgrade. She is in the process of obtaining her license in Play Therapy. She has worked with children with a variety of presenting issues, including children with mental disabilities.

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Maleeka Robinson
B.A. Sociology, MSW
Clinical Therapist

Maleeka Robinson received her Master's Degree in Social Work from Barry University in Miami, Florida; and her Bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Maleeka has a wealth of experience working with at-risk children and their families. During her career, Maleeka has worked with individuals and group therapies, developing her eclectic therapeutic approach to play therapy, where she has an intuitive understanding and passion for its efficacy. Maleeka places a strong emphasis on her lifelong learning, strong observation and listening skills, and her creativity - growing her skill sets from a diverse range of sources.   Maleeka has a well-founded sense of her own resilience and self-awareness, combined with a genuine love and respect for children. She uses her strong communication and interpersonal skills to assist both children and their parents, with a particular emphasis on supporting children who have suffered abuse, trauma, attachment problems and loss.   Maleeka's creative and imaginative approach is central to her successful group intervention practice where play therapy has been found to be valuable for children on the autistic spectrum and those with other physical/developmental disabilities. She can be reached at mbrobinson26@gmail.com

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Siobhán Prendiville
M.A., M.Ed
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist

Siobhán Prendiville is a child and adolescent psychotherapist, play therapist, clinical supervisor, author, presenter and trainer. She is MA Course Leader for the MA in Creative Psychotherapy (Humanistic & Integrative Modality), which incorporates a Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy, at the Children’s Therapy Centre in Ireland. Siobhán has written about the use of sensory and messy play in therapy and education settings in a range of core texts.  Her latest chapters include “Sensory Play Therapy” in Heidi Kaduson and Charles Schaefer’s 2021 book “Play therapy with children: Modalities for change” and “Calming Christopher: The regulating powers of sensory play” in Eileen Prendiville and Judi Parson’s 2021 book “Clinical Applications of the Therapeutic Powers of Play: Case studies in child and adolescent psychotherapy”. She can be reached at www.childrenstherapycentre.ie

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Course Overview

Via recorded webinar
Course Description:
Effective 2-1-2022. This course now awards 3 APT Non-contact credits. 

Our first Playborhood webinar of 2021 was a huge success with over 6,000 viewers! We’re excited about our presenters from around the world for our second world edition. Each presenter will share one of their original therapeutic interventions. Whether you’re providing in-person therapy or virtual sessions, you’ll discover new tools and resources to help your clients engage in therapy, express feelings, develop coping skills, and more.

If you are experiencing financial hardship, for any reason, please contact us after you register for free on our site (top right) and we will be happy to send you this training for free. 

 This training will feature pre-recorded interviews between Liana Lowenstein and therapists from different corners of the globe. Liana will offer commentary and will add her own creative twists. Check out our exciting line-up of international guest speakers (Note: This list is subject to change based on logistical considerations):



You’ll learn new and innovative child and family therapy techniques, culled from guest speakers from different countries.

This will be a unique opportunity to learn, be inspired, and expand your therapeutic toolkit. If you wish to attend the live webinar broadcast, then you can sign up for that HERE. All live registrations will have automatic recorded access as well posted 1 day after the live event.

This was a world-wide training event that you won’t want to miss!
Original recording date: January 19, 2022; Length: 3 hours
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
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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 3 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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It’s a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood: 2nd World Edition!

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood: 2nd World Edition!

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Core Wellness Reviews

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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Shannon McConnell

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

Shannon McConnell
Attendee

PDG= Pretty Darn Good 

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Mordy Lyss, LMFT

Clear, enjoyable, and highly recommended!

Mordy Lyss, LMFT
Participant

Excellent! Thank you!

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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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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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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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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
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
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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Kaitlyn Abadia MSW,LCSW

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

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Karen Kallis Ed LPC RPT

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

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Tonya Kinnaman, MA, LPC, NCC

This training was outstanding! I learned so much on how to approach NSSI with teens. This is a topic of great value as there are a lot of teens who engage in NSSI and this course provides a clear structure on how to approach and help these individuals and families.

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Tonya Kinnaman, MA, LPC, NCC
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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Lilia Rodriguez LCPC

Helpful liked the tools to use for children and adults. Good crisis support info. Thank you.

Lilia Rodriguez LCPC
Laura, Minneapolis

Awesome class with so many fantastic, useable tools!

Laura, Minneapolis
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
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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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
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
Greg Godard, R. Psych.

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

Greg Godard, R. Psych.
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
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
Elia Miski

This training was great and I so appreciate the fact that the pandemic did not stop you!

Elia Miski
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
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
Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

This was one of the best trainings I've attended in some time. Thanks so much for the practical application instructions

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Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
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
Roseline Mordi, LCSW-C

Great presentation. Quite informative.

Roseline Mordi, LCSW-C
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
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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Gloria Fontes, LCSW

Expressive Arts Webinar was a great training full of creative expressive interventions to use with clients of all ages.

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Gloria Fontes, LCSW
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
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
Live Participant

Dr. Webb's knowledge and expertise was evident thoughout the entire training. Although short, she gave us a great and helpful overview of CEN conceptulization and treatment. I really learned so much. 

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Live Participant
Isabella Anderson, LCPC

The instructors were engaging and presented the material clearly and with experience and knowledge that will be beneficial to my practice.

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Isabella Anderson, LCPC
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
Participant

Very informative and helpful

Participant
Debi Williams, LPC, RPT

This instructor does an excellent job.

Debi Williams, LPC, RPT
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
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)
Leah

I really enjoyed learning about the body memories and how the brain captures those memories. It was new information that I can share 

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Leah
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
MSW Participant

This was an excellent training. The instructor was great, and the handouts were extremely helpful.

MSW Participant
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

Wonderful presentation by Dr. Diane Bigler teaching therapists valuable and applicable skills of how to work with patients through the framework of narrative therapy.

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Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
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
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
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
Kecia Guerra, MA, QMHP-C, CCTP

Excellent course, packed full of guidance and interventions!

Kecia Guerra, MA, QMHP-C, CCTP
Mina Kirkova

Amazing workshop. Great presenter, very knowledgeable. I learned so much.

Mina Kirkova
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
Kathryn Hamelin LMFT, RPT, CCLS

The training was wonderful!

Kathryn Hamelin LMFT, RPT, CCLS
Rachel Trimble-MA, LMHC, CAP

Wonderful presentation with a variety of hands-on techniques to utilize with clients. The best part, other than the variety, was the international component to it.  I believe that helps us to feel globally connected and realize our clients have similar issues globally (normalizing). Each presenter was very knowledgeable and provided clear understanding of how to utilize the techniques.  

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Rachel Trimble-MA, LMHC, CAP
Caitlin Riggins, LCSW

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

Caitlin Riggins, LCSW
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
Ashley Labistour, LMFT, National TF-CBT trainer

This is the 2nd Playborhood event I have attended, and each time I have been truly inspired and leave eager to try some of the new interventions I learned. I love hearing from clinicians from all over the world and to see how Liana has drawn everyone together to create this engaging forum. As a TF-CBT trainer and therapist, I can't wait to implement some of these ideas into the trauma work that I do.

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Ashley Labistour, LMFT, National TF-CBT trainer
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
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
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
Sandy Zhang, MA, MFT

Highly appreciate all the effort!

Sandy Zhang, MA, MFT
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
Alison Langan

Wonderful event with a wide variety of speakers from around the globe with a shared goal of enhancing the therapeutic experiences of children and teens.  Fast paced and chock full of usable ideas!

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Alison Langan
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
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
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
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
Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHC

Very engaging, well-presented, and skillfull therapist

Candace Scirrotto, MA, LCMHC
Christina Thompson, LAMFT

This training balances emphasis on the basics of online therapy with children and specific and useful interventions that can be done via telehealth with children. The interventions provided can be used with a wide array of focus/concentration abilities and a variety of symptoms/diagnoses. They are both fun to help with engagement, and grounding to help with kids who are easily amped up or dysregulated by physically active interventions. I appreciate the variety of interventions and that many of them can be implemented both via telehealth and in person.

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Christina Thompson, LAMFT
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

Great course, learned good techniques for my practice

Participant
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
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
Danielle Janowsky, LCSWR

I very much enjoyed this training. The 3 hours flew by and I took several notes. I enjoyed all the presenters, and loved how it was presented worldwide. I always enjoy finding new ways to engage with new clients; to build rapport while also assessing the child. The instruction was wonderful and flowed nicely.

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Danielle Janowsky, LCSWR
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
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
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
Attendee

Great presentation.

Attendee
Natalie Ovcharov

I really appreciate the practical application. 

Natalie Ovcharov
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
Shealah West, LCSW

Excellent training. I learned several new techniques to use with clients and their families. I really appreciated the diversity within the presenting panel and their wide range of experience. I look forward to pursuing more training with some of them in the future.

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Shealah West, LCSW
Patricia Williams

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

Patricia Williams
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
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)
Karen Shein

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

Karen Shein
Caitlin Joyce LCSW

I always love Liana's content and information. it's consistent with how I practice and I usually come away with good refreshers or new information.WHAT DO I 

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Caitlin Joyce LCSW
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
Dina McNaughton, LCSW

I enjoyed that the strategies and techniques were also tied back to theoretical frameworks. I enjoyed hearing about each presenters experience and credentials. I liked the examples that were provided throughout so that participants could really see the strategies in practice, I also enjoyed Liana asking additional questions to presenters especially in how to prompt a client when using the different tools. I enjoyed that the materials were provided in the handouts!

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Dina McNaughton, LCSW
Haley Lichtenfels, LCSW

This training provided a great amount of information and interventions that can be utilized with children of all ages. It was nice to have presenters from all over the world, giving various real world experiences and techniques that have been used in a variety of cultures and settings.

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Haley Lichtenfels, LCSW
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
Katie Elder Holland

Really good training, enjoyed it.

Katie Elder Holland
Victoria Tate, MA, LPC, VSP

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

Victoria Tate, MA, LPC, VSP
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
Sora Kupfer, LCSW-C

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

Sora Kupfer, LCSW-C
Mary Rose Baldacchino, MA

Well informed experienced professional. I am going away with a treasure chest of activities ad ideas that will enhance my practice, myself and my clientele. Thank you.

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Mary Rose Baldacchino, MA
Kattya Coral, LSW

The training was precise and detailed with creative techniques to use in practice. The instructor was easy to understand and organized; maintained my attention for the length of the training.

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Kattya Coral, LSW
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
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
In-house participant

This training should be mandatory for all graduates and all therapists. Why was I not taught about trauma? All my clients need these interventions. 

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In-house participant
Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

Great material and great skill in presenting.

Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
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
E. Miski

I enjoyed the presentation and the instructor's passion for bibliotherapy was contagious. I want to run out and beef up my library! While I was grateful for the rationale for using bibliotherapy, what I appreciated most was the instruction in application.

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E. Miski
Alieu ADaramy, LMSW

Experienced insight into play therapy sessions.

Alieu ADaramy, LMSW
Maria Aresco, LCSW, RPT

Liana always provides a consistent and thorough training. The experiential activities are wonderful and enhance the learning experience.

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Maria Aresco, LCSW, RPT
Danielle Rees

She was very knowledgeable and personable!

Danielle Rees
Sandy Fernandez Trzcinski, LMHC, Registered Play Therapist

Kadesha Adelakun is a wise guide in navigating cultural and racial considerations for play therapists. She is an important voice in the counseling community, celebrating the dignity of every unique individual and their story.

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Sandy Fernandez Trzcinski, LMHC, Registered Play Therapist
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
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
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
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
Diana, LMSW

I was very pleasantly surprised at how many of the ideas presented I will actually be able to use in my practice as a school social worker.  Presenters' techniques were presented clearly and I am excited to try these ideas right away.

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Diana, LMSW
Participant

It was a really good course and it provided good information. I really benefited from the personal examples used by Joseph to help bring new light to ethical dilemmas.

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Participant
Participant

Excellent content.

Participant
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
Victoria G., MA, LCPC

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

Victoria G., MA, LCPC
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.
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
Kristen Phillips, LMSW

This training was an excellent place to learn specific activities to implement in my practice. The presenters were knowledgeable on their topic and brought to the table alternatives with the activities supplies if you are unable to obtain what they used for the activity. I loved learning the science behind the activities and how to discuss afterwards with our clients.

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Kristen Phillips, LMSW
Participant

Nice general overview of practical strategies to manage this crisis time

Participant
Elizabeth Suarez, MA, RIC, NCC

I thoroughly enjoyed this training and found many of these interventions useful for implementing in my practice. Liana did well to coordinate, clarify, and draw out the different presenters to answer questions.

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Elizabeth Suarez, MA, RIC, NCC
Jamie Mackling, MSE, LMHP_LPC.

Everything was highly educational and great for my practice!!

Jamie Mackling, MSE, LMHP_LPC.
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
Recorded Participant

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

Recorded Participant
Clarissa Caskey, MA, LCMHCA

Great training and instructor!

Clarissa Caskey, MA, LCMHCA
Ina Schwob, LCSW-C

I really enjoyed this informative and well delivered training. The instructor was very skilled and I learned a lot about DBT tool box techniques for dysregulated clients. I hope to implement these practical and useful skills.

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Ina Schwob, LCSW-C
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
Shimon Susskind LMHC

Excellent and informative training; engaging as well!

Shimon Susskind LMHC
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
Participant

I often get so caught up in how clients process their trauma in the therapy room, that I feel overwhelmed when it comes to treatment planning and actual interventions to use. This course helped me feel more confident in my ability to help trauma clients.

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Participant
Leticia Mayes, LPC

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

Leticia Mayes, LPC
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

This is the most in-depth webinar presentation I have attended so far in my career as a mental health professional. I came in to this workshop not knowing much on the topic but walking away with in depth knowledge about imposter syndrome that I can immediately apply in my professional work with clients struggling with this issue.

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Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
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
Michelle 

Wonderful presentation! Thank you!

Michelle 
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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Participant

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

Participant
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
Attendee

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

Attendee
Live Participant

I love these two as presenters. Wealth of information and knowledge.

Live Participant
N. Rosado, LCSW

I loved the topic and points were clear. It was difficult to take notes because the presenter was talking too quickly

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N. Rosado, 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
Renee Comstock, LCSW

I thought this course was very helpful in giving some techniques to use in play therapy.

Renee Comstock, LCSW
Deb Dalrymple, LCSW-C

I was able to immediately start using what I learned in training with my client that was scheduled after the training. She was very interested in the mood chart and I will definitely be exploring the various resources the instructor provided. I liked her own case examples, her use of resources and comfort level with the population she spoke about.

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Deb Dalrymple, LCSW-C
Bethany Sznajder, MA, NCC, LPC, RPT

This was an excellent training, I learned so much and especially benefited from ways to include parents at each step of TF-CBT. I always look forward to her trainings!

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Bethany Sznajder, MA, NCC, LPC, RPT
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)
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
Paige MacKenzie

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

Paige MacKenzie
Daylin

Great training with very practical interventions!

Daylin
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
Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd

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

Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd
In-house participant

Great training, highly recommend Core Wellness to others.

In-house participant
LeeAnna Perry, MA, LMFT

She was great, I really enjoyed it.

LeeAnna Perry, MA, LMFT
Live Participant

I thought the training was relative and up to date to everyday standards that should be used in everyday practice. The trainer was precise on information and gave opportunity to ask questions and interact.

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Live Participant
Participant

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

Participant
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
Meg Canady, LCSW

The diverse experience of the various presenters helped bring actionable ideas to myself as a practitioner to broaden the tools I use in therapy.

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Meg Canady, LCSW
Nedra Jeffords, LMSW

I have enjoyed each and every webinar that I have attended. The information is valuable and easily implemented into my personal practice.

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Nedra Jeffords, LMSW
Participant

Really interesting and helpful! I was just so impressed by how concrete the training was. Full of real hands on examples and ideas. The way each of the principles was taught was in a way we could describe it to a client. So appreciated.

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Participant
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
Josue Medrano

Well organized and presented.

Josue Medrano
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
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
Stacy Nalley, LCSW

Liana offered many helpful ideas that are immediately implementable for effective online therapy.

Stacy Nalley, LCSW
Participant LCSW-C

This course was helpful in recognizing signs and symptoms of trauma, understanding how trauma affects areas of the brain, and brief overview of modalities to help address maladaptive coping mechanisms during therapeutic sessions.

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Participant LCSW-C
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
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
Melodie Vella, MSW, Canada

I love this world wide training on real world practices for therapist with various backgrounds and across cultural differences. Real techniques, simple to use, and effective for reaching children and even adults. Liana Loweinstein is a gem and model what we need in such a tremendously confusing Pandemic life to help families adapt. This Training is Current and needed across the world! Thanks for this!

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Melodie Vella, MSW, Canada
Chantal Piercy (Therapeutic Play Practitioner)

I thought it was excellent and again Liana had so many ideas and resources to pass on.

Chantal Piercy (Therapeutic Play Practitioner)
Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

Excellent and very informative.

Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
Jennifer Vaughn

Speakers were all very knowledgeable and interesting and showed hands on interventions-slides helped a lot too! This is a tough topic for clinicians and this training helped me to regroup in treating sexual abuse kids--thanks!

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Jennifer Vaughn
Verified Participant

The presenter was enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the topic, as well as engaging with the participants despite it being through webinar (vs in person). This course helped to normalize the prevalence and symptoms of trauma. As a clinician, I am now aware that many of my clients may come in with traumas, however "big' or "small" they are to the client. I appreciate the suggestions for intervention.

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Verified Participant
Recorded Webinar Participant

Excellent course.

Recorded Webinar Participant
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
Jolene, MA, NCC

I really appreciated Dr. April's techniques, approaches, vulnerability and transparency. I would love to take more CE's with her.

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Jolene, MA, NCC
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
Deborah Battles MA, LP

I enjoyed the practical techniques presented in the webinar. I appreciated the theoretical frameworks presented behind each technique. I can use these in my practice tomorrow and can easily adapt them to a variety of settings. After 20+ years of practice, I love getting new tools to add to my practice. Thank you!

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Deborah Battles MA, LP
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
Chelsea

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

Chelsea
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
Participant

Great course, great instructor.

Participant
Tom B

Very useful material. I especially gained from the anchoring skills which I will be using with my clients.

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Tom B
Liat Zeltser, LMHC

The presenter was engaging and presented the subject matter of why teens engage in self injurious behavior and techniques we can use to help treat these patients in therapy in a clear and constructive manner. I would be interested in other workshops by this instructor in the future.

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Liat Zeltser, LMHC
Danielle Bouvier, MS, NCC, LMHC

Very informative, knowledgable presenter and most organized! Was great! Lots of info given quickly.

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Danielle Bouvier, MS, NCC, LMHC
Mary Dowling LCSW-C

Excellent. Very timely and useful!!

Mary Dowling LCSW-C
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
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
Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

Great training, really engaging especially for ethics!

Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
Kylee Goettsch, MSW, LGSW

I think that this training was very informative. It offered a number of different interventions with clear examples that were specific to the work of children's mental health. I also love how there were presentations from different cultures. It demonstrated that diversity is so important with working with kiddos and allowed for a safe space for the therapists as well! 

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Kylee Goettsch, MSW, LGSW
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
Victoria G., MA, LCPC

Great training! Dr. Webb exceeded my expectations in her practical approach to CEN!

Victoria G., MA, LCPC
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
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
Rebecca Caneda, MSCP, LMFT, LMHC, LCMFT, RPT

I enjoyed her training style

Rebecca Caneda, MSCP, LMFT, LMHC, LCMFT, RPT
Pam McRae, MSW, LCSW-C

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

Pam McRae, MSW, LCSW-C
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
Shea Hesselbacher, LPC-ASSOCIATE

I love how thorough the training was, especially when discussing DBT interventions. I can now feel confident in using the interventions with so many of my clients, not just those who have bipolar disorder

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Shea Hesselbacher, LPC-ASSOCIATE
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
Participant

Good info

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
Amanda Myers, LMSW, MSW U/S

This training was extremely helpful for me. I have been in the field for 2 years, so I'm fairly new at therapy. I enjoyed learning different interventions that would help improve the work I do with kids.

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Amanda Myers, LMSW, MSW U/S
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
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
Laura C Anderson

Excellent.

Laura C Anderson
Pat Small

Extremely well organized and thoughtful presentation.

Pat Small
Live Participant

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

Live Participant
Paige MacKenzie

The instructor was knowledgeable and a good presenter.

Paige MacKenzie
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
Jenna MacNeil, MEd(Couns), CCC, RCT-C

I leave every training facilitated by Liana feeling enlightened, energized, eager to continue working in this field, and more confident in my clinical skills

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Jenna MacNeil, MEd(Couns), CCC, RCT-C
Julie Fleagle, LCPC

This training was interactive and informative. The presenter was knowledgeable and engaging.

Julie Fleagle, LCPC
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
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
Recorded Participant

Love, love, love the information and how it was presented on polyvagal theory and how to teach this to kids! This was AMAZING!!!

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Recorded Participant
Alan Winship, MS Ed, LMHC, CRC

The program was helpful and provided concepts that I will integrate into my practice.

Alan Winship, MS Ed, LMHC, CRC
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
Attendee

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

Attendee
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
Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

Very knowledgable, engaging, and interesting.

Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
Whitney Taussig LCSW

This class was awesome - very interesting and informative.

Whitney Taussig LCSW
Julie Brown, BS, Counselor

Loved the personable and interactive presentation. Professional and very applicable concepts to my work.

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Julie Brown, BS, Counselor
LMSW Participant

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

LMSW Participant
Live Participant

Both presenters were absolutely brilliant! Very informative and engaging.

Live Participant
Debra Cosentino, LPC, TF-CBT, Certified Play Therapist

I've attended all 3 of the Welcome to the Playborhood trainings and I love them so much. It is great to learn new ways to bring play therapy to my work. I enjoy the multiple perspectives from around the world.

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Debra Cosentino, LPC, TF-CBT, Certified Play Therapist
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
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
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
Dr Karen Sleeman. DPhil MSc CAMHS

This was a brilliant session that helped combine theory to practice in an effective and replicable way. So grateful to have a good model to follow.

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Dr Karen Sleeman. DPhil MSc CAMHS
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
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
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
Participant

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

Participant
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
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
Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT

I appreciated the insightful nature of the speaker.

Audra Lozano, MA, LPC, RPT
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
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)
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
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
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
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
Maggie Meyer

This was a super training! It was not overwhelming with too much information, had great interventions and tools to use with clients, and examples made it all come to life! Thank you!

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Maggie Meyer
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
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
Sora Braun, LCSW-C

Succinct and clearcut. A little too brief, wish it was 2 hours.

Sora Braun, LCSW-C
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
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
Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S

I enjoyed the workshop. Beth was knowledgeable and had an engaging style of presentation. I gained more tools for working with anxious children.

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Nancy Davis, LCSW, RPT-S
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
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
Peregrine M. Kavros, PhD

I learned how EcCT can be incorporated into other therapeutic modalities, i.e., Schema Therapy. Thank you for a wonderful overview of EcCT by a wise and profoundly sensitive guide.

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Peregrine M. Kavros, PhD
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
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
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
Jonna Hussey, LCSW, RPT-S

I always appreciate the fresh activity ideas and rationale behind them. Thank you!

Jonna Hussey, LCSW, RPT-S
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
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
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
Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

Excellent and timely course, critical for all clinicians using teletherapy at this time.

Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
Haylee Morris, LPC-S

The instructor was very knowledgeable and easy to listen to on this topic. Reunification is such a fragile situation faced by so many families and I am thankful for the opportunity to truly learn more in how to proceed with a play therapy approach. The instructor was engaging and I will definitely be looking for more webinars from this instructor, also already bought the book mentioned!! Thank you!

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Haylee Morris, LPC-S
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
Participant

Excellent, practical and very timely.

Participant
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
Attendee

Keep Up The Awesome Work

Attendee
Ivy Renschler, MA.MFT, LMHC-S

Beth was awesome. Modeling the playful nature of her work was a great refresher.

Ivy Renschler, MA.MFT, LMHC-S
Live Participant

Live Participant
Shaindel Wise, LCPC, LCPAT

Excellent training. Easy to understand and very practical information!

Shaindel Wise, LCPC, LCPAT
Helene

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

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Helene
Angie Casey, MA, LPC

This was a great training on Positive Psychology. While most of us probably use components of this model, it was nice to learn more helpful strategies and interventions to use with clients.

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Angie Casey, MA, LPC
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
Casey Nemac, MA, LPC, LCMHC

Very helpful for a therapist who is not a specialist but regularly encounters disordered eating in practice. Great practical, accessible interventions..

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Casey Nemac, MA, LPC, LCMHC
Emily Siegel, LCSW-C

Batsheva was very organized, clearly well-prepared, and had lots of great personal stories and examples to make sense of her strategies. I appreciated that Batsheva did not dive into the basics of CBT, as this is geared towards an intermediate level, and focused on sharing concrete strategies. I will definitely walk away with tools I can start using today - thank you!

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Emily Siegel, LCSW-C
Deanna Wong, LMFT #120844

The trainer was amazing and facilitated helpful discussion topics and even assisted us to find alternatives to incorporating each intervention with our clients. The trainer was also really engaging and demonstrated the interactive play to us as well! I would definitely be excited and interested in joining any other future trainings.

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Deanna Wong, LMFT #120844
Nancy Voight, LCSW-C

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

Nancy Voight, LCSW-C
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
Kesia Smith

I love that Core Wellness offer an opportunity to earn CEU's at a very reasonable to no cost. The sessions are very informative and always interactive.

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Kesia Smith
Participant

Amazing! Will definitely sign up for additional CEs. Very information training. Provided a lot of good insight, as well as tools, resources and collaborative conversation. A great tool for therapists who need a flexible way to obtain their CEs.

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Participant
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
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
Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

Excellent and knowledgeable presenter.

Pamela McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
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 termination 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
Participant

Key points in providing quality supervision.

Participant
Errin McLendon, MA, LCPC

This training was very informative. Miss Dilworth was personable and engaging. I will definitely utilize this information professionally and personally.

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Errin McLendon, MA, LCPC
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
Carroll Canipe LCSW-C

A great review of important concepts in assessment and intervention of suicidality. Assessment tools were very helpful.

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Carroll Canipe LCSW-C
Laura Perry, MSW, LSW

For a worldwide event, this was incredibly well-organized and the variety of play approaches increased my knowledge as well as curiosity to learn even more. 

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Laura Perry, MSW, LSW
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
Sarah Stein-Wolf, MA LCMHC, RPT

Liana Lowenstein is a gift to our field. I am so glad that we have her creativity, skill and expertise to learn from. I am an avid Liana fan, her trainings are so full of actionable ideas, and very do-able for normal therapists in the real world.

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Sarah Stein-Wolf, MA LCMHC, RPT
Participant

Very informative, great presenting skills and engaging.

Participant
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
Jessica B. Gibson, LMHC

I think the training was helpful and interactive it kept my interest.

Jessica B. Gibson, LMHC
Emily Shanahan, LMSW

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

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

I think LL did an awesome job keeping the material interesting a fun. She was very knowledgeable and interactive. She kept everyone involved and I felt like I learned a lot.

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Jessica B. Gibson, MS, LMHC
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
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
Participant

A practical webinar packed with information to help professionals work with children and adults during a crisis.

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Participant
Erin LeVan LMHC, CMHS

The training was excellent, I gained several new techniques to start using with clients immediately.

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Erin LeVan LMHC, CMHS
Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC

Excellent! Presenter was very knowledgeable and interactive.

Ashley Saltzman, LCPC, NCC
Denise O Boyle

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

Denise O Boyle
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
Nandi Baldwin, LPCC

It was an excellent training and how amazing to have such talent in the field from all over the world!  They offered so many applicable techniques that can work over telehealth, which is much needed right now.

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Nandi Baldwin, LPCC
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
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
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
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
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
Live Participant

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

Live Participant
Mandy Ebner, LPC-S

Dr Treisman embodies warmth, compassion, and skill. In this presentation, she teaches co-regulation as an experience. I felt the regulation through her teaching methods and found myself highly engaged and wanting to hear more. This is a challenge these days after SO many lessons being delivered virtually, but she is truly a gifted speaker.

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Mandy Ebner, LPC-S
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
Josue Medrano, APCC

Very knowledgeable and relatable to real-life examples.

Josue Medrano, APCC
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
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
Dana

Great and relevant course.

Dana
Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C

Very knowledgable! Engaging and thorough!

Connie Meyerowitz, LCSW-C
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
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
Melodie

Excellent and many simple/clear ideas to work with.

Melodie
MSW Participant

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

MSW Participant
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
Victoria Galperin LPC

These activities were clear, practical, and useful for a wide range of ages and issues. All of the instructors presented in an engaged and energetic style.

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Victoria Galperin LPC
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
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
Mandy Ebner, LPC-S

The instructor presented several interventions that can easily be used. She also shared how to modify things to a virtual setting and important considerations.

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Mandy Ebner, LPC-S
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
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
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
Sherril Munroe, Certified Counsellor

This one hour course, was very compact and informative. I have taken a total of three courses by Dr Jonice Webb, and have enjoyed her instruction skills, content, and style. I am thankful for the download handouts from this course and all other lists, charts etc. Dr. Jonice Webb provides, as they are very helpful in sessions, walking my clients through the treatment of CEN. I'm looking forward to implementing CEN into my private practice, here in Canada.

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Sherril Munroe, Certified Counsellor
MSW Participant

Very informative and useful

MSW Participant
Laura Gordon, LCSW

They were all very knowledgeable. I especially appreciated Lisa Dion's presentation and her real-life examples.

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Laura Gordon, LCSW
Gabriela Tornero, LPC

I really enjoyed this.

Gabriela Tornero, LPC
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
Melissa Sellers, LMHC

I have enjoyed all of the courses taken with CORE WELLNESS. They are engaging, interesting, and are useful to my practice.

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Melissa Sellers, LMHC
Nancy Acevedo, LCSW

This training provided me with tons of new and creative interventions that I can't wait to bring into sessions with clients. The speakers were knowledgeable and engaging. The presentation ran smoothly and was convenient to access! I highly recommend it!

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Nancy Acevedo, LCSW
Carol Cooper, LC

This course was great.

Carol Cooper, LC
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
Donna Dunlap, LCPC, RPT

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

Donna Dunlap, LCPC, RPT
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
Aviva Saltman, LCSW-C

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

Aviva Saltman, LCSW-C
Kaitlyn Cornell, LCSW

Dr Deliberato is a expert in this field! I have learned so much from her. I feel this has taken me to a new level of understanding as an Eating Disorder provider. Highly recommend for all folks who treat eating disorders.

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Kaitlyn Cornell, LCSW
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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
Megan Y.

Thorough presentation by a knowledgeable and clearly passionate clinician!

Megan Y.
Jodi Walters LISW

Tons of information. Presented well.

Jodi Walters LISW
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
Live Participant

It was great!

Live Participant
Taylor Edwards NCC

Very informative presentation, with applicable techniques which can easily be incorporated into client sessions. Instructor was very knowledgeable on the subject matter, and comfortably answered questions throughout.

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Taylor Edwards NCC
Deborah Williams

This was awesome!

Deborah Williams
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
Stacey Glasenapp MS LPC

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

Stacey Glasenapp MS LPC
Susan Smith, LCSW-C

I really enjoyed this presentation. The interventions were well-explained and useful.

Susan Smith, LCSW-C
Ali Diviney

Fantastic training, very engaging with so many new techniques to bring to the playroom. The demonstrations of how to implement the techniques were so valuable and makes it more likely that these activities will be incorporated into practice. Brilliant, 5 stars, would definitely recommend to others!

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Ali Diviney
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
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
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
Live Participant

Live Participant
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
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
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
Participant

Good info with some actionable guidance

Participant
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

Very practical and informative workshop I enjoyed and learned a lot from.

Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
Live Participant

As usual, another excellent training that was over way too soon!

Live Participant
Judith K. Livingston, LCSW-R

Very clear, helpful, and informative.

Judith K. Livingston, LCSW-R
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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Verified Participant

Excellent training to help ground ourselves, and help our clients and those around us while things are rapidly changing.

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Verified Participant
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
Attendee

The training was very helpful for ideas to assess clients

Attendee
Andrea Liverman, LPC, RPTS

I really enjoyed the video and the sample techniques. I found them to be helpful and refreshing.

Andrea Liverman, LPC, RPTS
Elyakim

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

Elyakim
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
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
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
Beverly Nestor, LPC

This was a great training with interventions I can use on a daily basis! I love that it was a multi-faceted approach and feel as though I obtained the best little secret from each presenter's work!

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Beverly Nestor, LPC
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
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
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
Megan O'Toole, LMHC, ATR

I'm very appreciative of being able to learn from the professionals that are very experienced in their field and share their knowledge.

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Megan O'Toole, LMHC, ATR
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
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
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
Amy L. Slayton, LCSWA

Kathryn Krase presented the material in a helpful and organized manner. Her background and wealth of knowledge is impressive! I'm looking forward to hearing her speak again on various topics.

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Amy L. Slayton, LCSWA
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
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
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
Dina O'Herron, LMHC

I enjoyed learning from a variety of professionals from around the world, and a variety of techniques that can be implemented into practice. I am looking forward to re-reviewing several as I implement them into my practice. 

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Dina O'Herron, LMHC
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
Live Participant

This was a great class!

Live Participant
Participant

Very informative Telehealth webinar, especially during these difficult times!

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
Participant via Webinar

The presentation was very helpful.

Participant via Webinar
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
Tiffany Barry, LMSW

This CEU course gave learners a chance to understand the fundamentals of Positive Psychology. The best part was all the interventions and hand-outs included to actually use this framework!

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Tiffany Barry, LMSW
Rebekah Mason MS, LPC, RPT

This training was amazing!! Full of so many wonderful activities that are versatile to use either in individual or family therapy, and also most can be used via telehealth.

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Rebekah Mason MS, LPC, RPT
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
Tracy Elam

Great!

Tracy Elam
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
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.
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
Dr. Richard Klimek

Well done! Clear & concise presentation!

Dr. Richard Klimek
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
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
Erica Sturgeon

She did a great job!

Erica Sturgeon
Emily Bucheimer LCSW-C

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

Emily Bucheimer LCSW-C
Jason Miner, LCSW

This whole training felt so quick because of how engaging the presenters were and how useful the information was. The techniques are incredibly applicable and adaptable for many different clients and can't wait to make use of them. Thank you!

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Jason Miner, LCSW
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
Kayla Drummond, LMSW

This was an extremely helpful and relevant course and I found it very useful!

Kayla Drummond, LMSW
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
Hillary Hollander

It was fantastic! Helpful in my own work.

Hillary Hollander
Live Participant

The presentation was well organized and very informative

Live 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
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
Tara Buchanan, LCSW

Great training, learned so much.

Tara Buchanan, LCSW
Christina Scott

The training was unique in that it brought together perspectives and interventions from around the world, and I loved the sense of connection present in this webinar.

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Christina Scott
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
Judy Bender, LCSW

I loved the workshop. It was so interesting to hear from therapists all over the world. So many practical techniques were very helpful, concrete and easy to implement. Thank you!!

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Judy Bender, LCSW
Scott Higbee, LCSW

It was informative, engaging, and helpful.

Scott Higbee, LCSW
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
Emma O'Grady, LCSWC, RPT-S

The facilitator was highly skilled and was able to add-on the presenters' techniques.

Emma O'Grady, LCSWC, RPT-S
Staci Ekblad LPC

Informative and helpful with a wide range of information.

Staci Ekblad LPC
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
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
Maggie Mann M.Ed., LPC

I am so glad I purchased this webinar! I will be able to utilize all of these activities immediately in sessions and it will greatly advance my clinical work with clients. The amount of information provided in the short timeframe makes it incredibly worthwhile. The instructor was well-spoken and clearly well-informed on the material. I'm looking forward to future trainings!

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Maggie Mann M.Ed., LPC
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
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
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
Mina Kirkova

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

Mina Kirkova
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
Devon Palmanteer, MS, MFT Associate

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

Devon Palmanteer, MS, MFT Associate
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
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

A well-presented, in-depth presentation about medical trauma including practical tools a clinician could use right away with their patients.

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Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
Sora Braun, LCSW-C

Very informative! Thank you.

Sora Braun, LCSW-C
Lori Crosby, MFT, RPT-S

Liana was wonderful. I learned a great deal and I'm very excited to implement these strategies in my practice. Core Wellness webinar training was very easy to use and I did not experience any technology glitches. Thank you very much!

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Lori Crosby, MFT, RPT-S
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
Katie Golden, LMSW, LGSW

I was so impressed by this training! The knowledge of the instructor really helped me grasp how trauma shows up in the experiences of the clients I work with, and I felt like I was learning things I could apply in my practice even today.

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Katie Golden, LMSW, LGSW
Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS

I love how engaging she is and all the playful and creative ways she uses to teach and reinforce CBT theory and concepts. She is very skilled and knowledgeable and the training was entertaining and creative. I normally lose focus in trainings this long but she kept me on my toes the entire time. I look forward to viewing a lot more of her trainings.

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Rebecca Muyres, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS
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
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
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
Paige MacKenzie LPCC

Instructor was very knowledgeable and a great presenter.

Paige MacKenzie LPCC
Laura Stickney, LPCC

This training was very informative and provided so many useful interventions.  I left with so many new tools and strategies that I can use in sessions with children and families. 

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Laura Stickney, LPCC
Participant

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

Participant
Rachel Ravin

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

Rachel Ravin
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
Kristine Jacobs, LCSW

I loved the modeling and permission to be creative in the work we do. There are no wrong ways. Just lessons learned.

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Kristine Jacobs, LCSW
Lisa O'Grady

I found the course very helpful and practical; it gave excellent ideas and interventions that can be easily incorporated into sessions.

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Lisa O'Grady
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
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
Tracy Kinnear - Educational Psychologist (Johannesburg South Africa) MA (Ed Psy), B Ed (Ed Psy), Hig

"It's a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood" exceeded my expectations. I found it to be quite inspirational being introduced to the creative and practical therapeutic techniques that could be implemented immediately in my practice, as well as broadening my perspective on alternative approaches that I have not been exposed to before. Therefore, the wonderful references and resources that were provided is an excellent starting point to read up on these further. In addition to this, having presenters from all over the globe was a wonderful opportunity to be exposed to a broader therapeutic community. A webinar well worth attending. Looking forward to the next one!

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Tracy Kinnear - Educational Psychologist (Johannesburg South Africa) MA (Ed Psy), B Ed (Ed Psy), Hig
Clemence Overall, LCSW

Well organized, articulate and practical.

Clemence Overall, LCSW
Live Participant

Live Participant
Social Worker Participant

Good and thorough, thank you.  

Social Worker Participant
Ruchoma Skurnik, MSW, LCSW-C

It was very informative!

Ruchoma Skurnik, MSW, LCSW-C
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
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
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
Soon Ying Xi

I liked the organization of theories before sharing any of the techniques. I can then read up about the theory and extend on the techniques.

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Soon Ying Xi
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
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
Adelia Munoz

It was a worthwhile seminar

Adelia Munoz
Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

All speakers were fantastic and the content was wonderful!

Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
Debi Williams, LPC, RPT

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

Debi Williams, LPC, RPT
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
Debbie Cosentino, MS

Wonderful content, and Liana is just a rock star in the world of play therapy.

Debbie Cosentino, MS
Anne Case, LSW

It's a beautiful day in the playborhood: World Edition! was a fabulous training in learning different play therapy techniques from experts around the world. I learned valuable tools to use in the clinical setting and also with students that I work with in a public school. I look forward to using these techniques and integrating them into my practice. The Core Wellness team was prompt at answering questions and the training was well timed and laid out. 

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Anne Case, LSW
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
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
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
Verified Participant

Covered tons of relevant material. Fantastic! Great introduction to telehealth!

Verified Participant
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
Cynthia McGriff

Very straight forward and practical.

Cynthia McGriff
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
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
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
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
Melodie

Excellent! Very clear and practical, and teaching how to create a beautiful experience.

Melodie
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.
Gemma Martel, Provisional Psychologist, Australia

This is a fantastic introduction into DBT. The facilitator was experienced and knowledgeable and gave examples of how to implement the strategies of DBT that can be used immediately with clients.

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Gemma Martel, Provisional Psychologist, Australia
Daisy Lopez-Duke, LCPC

This training helps me get fresh new ideas for working with children in engaging ways. All instructors' ideas were well thought out and planned.

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Daisy Lopez-Duke, LCPC
Cheryl Tate, lcsw

Excellent.

Cheryl Tate, lcsw
Nedra Jeffords, LMSW

Very good information and useful therapy activities for older youths.

Nedra Jeffords, LMSW
Lisa Cardwell, LMFT

This was a great training with well-informed, thoughtful instruction from Lynn Louise Wonders and several (video) guest speakers. It was nice to have an instructor realize her own limitations as a white woman and invite guest speakers to present on their lived experiences.

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Lisa Cardwell, LMFT
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
Shelley Mountain-Collette

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

Shelley Mountain-Collette
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
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
Participant

Very helpful information. Thank you!

Participant
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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Live Participant

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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
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
Elizabeth Rose Black McClellan, LMSW

I appreciated hearing from experts around the world. They taught in a straightforward, simple manner that was engaging and very applicable and helpful for my work!

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Elizabeth Rose Black McClellan, LMSW
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
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
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
Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.

Exceptional use of media and very well thought out.

Malgosia Cegielski Ph.D.
Natalie Edwards, LCSW-C

I thought this was fantastic. I appreciated the presenter's enthusiasm and I really enjoyed her context. She gave direct techniques to immediately put into practice. I can walk into a session tonight and be prepared with new ideas from Liana. I love the "dot on my screen if you agree". I work in a high school so this would be great activity the students can use on Jamboard.

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Natalie Edwards, LCSW-C
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)
Erika Gilbert, LCSW

I really enjoyed the presentation, the format in which the information was shared and appreciated the professionalism and interactive nature of the presenter. The information felt a little bit like pouring old info into new bottles, however it was done in such a way that it provided a slightly different lens. Bravo!

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Erika Gilbert, LCSW
Kerri Scharf, MSW

This training was amazing! Everything I was looking for in this training was accomplished and went above and beyond my expectations. 10/10 would recommend! 

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Kerri Scharf, MSW
Leslie Bensieck, LCSW

Very well put together and organized!

Leslie Bensieck, LCSW
Kathy Carnes, LPC, ATR-BC

I absolutely loved the diversity of trainers and topics shared- very useful.

Kathy Carnes, LPC, ATR-BC
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
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
Wendy H.

The presenter was terrific knowledgeable and personable.

Wendy H.
Live Participant

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

Live Participant
Participant

Informative, fast paced, gained knowledge.

Participant
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
Chantal Piercy (Therapeutic Play Practitioner)

I thought it was excellent and again Liana had so many ideas and resources to pass on.

Chantal Piercy (Therapeutic Play Practitioner)
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
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
Recorded Participant

Her approach is detailed and easy to follow.

Recorded Participant
Donna Damsgaard, MA, R-CYCC

I am very satisfied with the training I received. I appreciate Liana Lowenstein's knowledge, creativity and presentation. I look forward to doing future training with Ms. Lowenstein.

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Donna Damsgaard, MA, R-CYCC
Darlene Waldt, MSW, LCSW-C

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

Darlene Waldt, MSW, LCSW-C
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
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
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
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
Melissa Reiner, LCPC, LPCMH, NCC

Extremely helpful, and very interesting.

Melissa Reiner, LCPC, LPCMH, NCC
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
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.
In-house participant

This training was deep and practical, it showed how trauma forms and how this impacts treatment. Meeting the client where they are at is so important and I never understood the significance of the therapautic bond as explained today. 

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In-house participant
Mordechai

Eye-opening and curiosity-provoking

Mordechai
Dr. Sheila Osbourne

Sheri Van Dijk was detailed in explaining, clarifying and giving examples. I appreciate her style and knowledge on the topic. I did not feel overwhelmed by the material given her tutelage, which helped me take it all in better.

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Dr. Sheila Osbourne
Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW

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

Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW
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
Jennifer Takahashi, PsyD

Informative and easy to follow and utilize material.

Jennifer Takahashi, PsyD
Lia Walker, MSW, LICSW

This training was extremely helpful. In such a short period of time, Dr. Webb walked through so many things related to teens' development and impact of their mental health needs. Dr. Webb is a dynamic trainer. Thanks for offering this training.

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Lia Walker, MSW, LICSW
Ashley Usita, LMHC, MA

This is excellent!

Ashley Usita, LMHC, MA
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
Aaron Boyce, Resident in Counseling

Thoroughly enjoyed it! Gained a ton of knowledge.

Aaron Boyce, Resident in Counseling
Attendee

Great Training! Presenter was very knowledgeable.

Attendee
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
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
Participant

Great training!

Participant
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
Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW

Amazing!

Jodi Walters MSSA, LISW
Leigh Ann Barber MA, LPC, NCC

I thought this training was very useful and I can't wait to implement some of the games for kids. The instructor was clear and understandable.

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Leigh Ann Barber MA, LPC, NCC
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
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)
Josue Medrano, APCC, MA

Thank you for discussing attachment and adolescents, especially stressing the importance of attachment and security throughout life and therapists themselves.

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Josue Medrano, APCC, MA
Tonya Kinnaman

Outstanding!!! I loved this training!!!

Tonya Kinnaman
Participant

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

Participant
Deb Dalrymple, LCSW-C

Presenter was clear and concise. Distinction between the various diagnoses in DSM of Bipolar were quite helpful. She used many examples from her own practice and research which was quite impressive. The time allotted could have been increased, but due to the short nature, I was able to return to my workday without interruption. Her resources are great and I am planning to purchase the workbooks that she recommended. I am looking forward to next week's training as well.

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Deb Dalrymple, LCSW-C
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
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
Julia Vladimirskiy, LCSW

Excellent speaker and such a deep and important topic!

Julia Vladimirskiy, LCSW
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
Karen Kallen-Brown, CDC-II

This training provided practical strategies and a framework for helping teens understand how they learned maladaptive behaviors and how learning alternatives can be empowering.

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Karen Kallen-Brown, CDC-II
Lynda Ackerman

Great new ideas for adapting to online sessions.

Lynda Ackerman
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.
Jenni Bearden, LAPSW

I appreciate the handouts and the engaging, interactive presentations.

Jenni Bearden, LAPSW
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jessica Payne, MSW, LMSW

This course was fabulous!

Jessica Payne, MSW, LMSW
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
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
Lynnette M. Arriola, MSW, LCSW, LPC, RPT

This training was great! It had a nice balance of theory, assessment, and interventions. I enjoyed the experiential parts of the session as it allowed demonstration of some of the techniques mentioned. I now feel more confident in addressing grief with child and adolescent clients.

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Lynnette M. Arriola, MSW, LCSW, LPC, RPT
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
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
Sharon Weisberg LMSW

This training was wonderful. It was well done and the instructor was fantastic and I learnt a great deal. This training will definitely help further my work with children and I'm glad I had the opportunity to attend.

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Sharon Weisberg LMSW
Verified Participant

It had helpful information in a short period of time  

Verified Participant
Lilia Rodriguez LCPC

Excellent information.

Lilia Rodriguez LCPC
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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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
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
Melanie Hunt. LPC

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

Melanie Hunt. LPC
Dave Peirce M.S.W., RSW

A creative and informative session! Thank-you!

Dave Peirce M.S.W., RSW
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
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
Participant

It was very informative and I loved the format

Participant
Kayla Pallister, BSW

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

Kayla Pallister, BSW
Maria-Elena Vasquez, LAC

All presenters were knowledgeable, helpful, and modeled wonderful skills.

Maria-Elena Vasquez, LAC
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

Wonderful webinar by a very knowledgeable presenter. Very useful and practical tips regarding OCD treatment techniques.

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Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
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
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
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
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
Leann frost LPC

It was very information and well presented with appropriate rationale for why termination is important along with creative techniques.

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Leann frost LPC
Peter Fidgett MA MEd LSW

I thoroughly enjoyed this session. It was wonderful to hear and see different perspectives and ideas and concrete activities from around the world. Such fun. Also very helpful with Liana Lowensteins discussion with each presenter and her bringing all of the themes and ideas together.

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Peter Fidgett MA MEd LSW
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
Gloria Fontes, LCSW

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

Gloria Fontes, LCSW
Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT

This was an excellent training and provided a wealth of knowledge regarding working with tween girls. I always thought art therapy would be a great approach but after working with a prejudice art therapist in Baltimore, MD--I lost interest. Now, I have a different approach and outlook. Thank you!

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Nichole Vernon, Ph.D., SB-RPT
Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS

Full of useful and thoughtful information.

Pam McRae, LCSW-C, CSSWS
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
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
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
Renee Comstock, LCSW

This was a helpful tool providing steps to help start your own practice which helped reduce the worry about how to go about doing it.

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Renee Comstock, LCSW
Pamela McRae, LCSW-C

This was an excellent session. Thank you.

Pamela McRae, LCSW-C
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
Amy, LMHC, BCBA

Dr. Kurtz was extremely knowledgeable, but did a wonderful job making the audience feel as though we could take these skills to our own practice. Sometimes overly complicated trainings leave you feeling less capable but that was 100% not the case here.

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Amy, LMHC, BCBA
Jeannie Campbell, LMFT, Certified Theraplay Therapist

The Playborhood is a fantastic training. I came away with immediate and relevant interventions to use with children and families both in person or via telehealth. I now can breath fresh content into my teletherapy sessions with very useful prescriptive techniques from play therapists from all over the world.

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Jeannie Campbell, LMFT, Certified Theraplay Therapist
Maggie Goodwin LPC, Missouri

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

Maggie Goodwin LPC, Missouri
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
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
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
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
Whitney Taussig LCSW

This a helpful and useful training. It covered the basic understanding bipolar disorder and the different types, comorbidities and lightly covered treatment options. The trainer was well versed and easy to understand. After this learning session I signed up for the next session regarding treatment. I look forward to learning more about this issue .

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Whitney Taussig LCSW
Shimon Susskind, LMHC

Excellent overview and delivery!

Shimon Susskind, LMHC
Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C

Wonderful Workshop. Very informative. The presenter was well informed and explained the content of the presentation well.

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Mina Kirkova, LCSW-C
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
Amy Regian, LCSW-R

This training provided practical examples that I can use right away!

Amy Regian, LCSW-R
Participant

The information was clear and thorough and explained the relevant concerns and how to address them and teach sexuality in a healthy way. The instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging.

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Teri Crabtree, TN, USA

The best and most interesting live online continuing ed class yet.

Teri Crabtree, TN, USA
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Debbie Cosentino

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

Debbie Cosentino
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
Participant

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

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Participant
Kim Ross LCSW

I have enjoyed this training for two years now. I love the techniques and use them in my practice. This is one of the best trainings I have the pleasure to participate in every year.

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Kim Ross LCSW
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
Jenni Bearden, LAPSW

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

Jenni Bearden, LAPSW
Jenni Kenworthy

I appreciated the straight-forward approach to this topic. I learned a great deal that I will be applying to my own practices, including a plethora of tools I will be looking into.

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Jenni Kenworthy
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
Tiffany J. Jordan, LCSW-C, MS

I truly enjoyed this training! I learned a lot that can be immediately implemented in my practice and will assist me in providing some guidance during supervision with my clinicians. I am recommending that they all enroll in this training. Thank you!

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Tiffany J. Jordan, LCSW-C, MS
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
G. Martel. School counsellor, Australia

Great course! Practical ideas based on evidence and understanding.

G. Martel. School counsellor, Australia
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,
Participant

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

Participant
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
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
Yitzchok Freid, LCSW

I very much enjoyed the workshop and feel that I now have more ownership to give over TKT in a professional and sensitive way.

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Yitzchok Freid, LCSW
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
Joan Tabbert RECE ACTP

I found the instructor engaging and passionate. The handouts and resources are varied and rich in content and accessible.

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Joan Tabbert RECE ACTP
Michelle

Excellent!

Michelle
Susan Smith, LCSW-C

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

Susan Smith, LCSW-C
MSW Participant

Core Wellness provides intellecttually stimulating webinars that I high recommend.

MSW Participant
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
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
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
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
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
Participant

Excellent presenter, very knowledgeable.

Participant
MSW Participant

Loved the washing machine theory! Great presenter and informative!

MSW Participant
LeeAnn Mitchell, LPC

Wonderful course. Great for Clinicians, teachers, and parents. A+

LeeAnn Mitchell, LPC
Verified Participant

Very intersting and useful materials. 

Verified Participant
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
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.
Sheila Osbourne, PhD

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

Sheila Osbourne, PhD
Cynthia McGriff

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

Cynthia McGriff
Jenna MacNeil, RCT-C

Liana always provides relevant training with helpful strategies.  

Jenna MacNeil, RCT-C
Recorded Participant

I appreciate the opportunity for supervision cues online.

Recorded Participant
Annuli Higgins, LMSW

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

Annuli Higgins, LMSW
Maria Aresco LCSW

This was a terrific way of learning new perspectives on play therapy from around the world. Liana did a great job of moderating and asking questions to enhance the presentations. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity. I look forward to next year!

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Maria Aresco LCSW
Carolyn Bianco

A+

Carolyn Bianco
Verified Participant

This was an interesting course that gave me tips on how to talk with children and adults about crisis. It's always helpful to get some new ideas when working with children.

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Verified Participant
Renee Comstock, LCW

This training provided some helpful techniques for me to incorporate into my practice.

Renee Comstock, LCW
In-house participant

I really appreciated how you presented both the postive and negative parts of each intervention so that we can choose how and when to apply it in practice. 

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In-house participant
Wendi Stec, LMSW, LSSW

I really enjoyed this training and how they explained their practical techniques of choice as well as gave examples of activities to use. The wealth of knowledge from practitioners all around the world was truly incredible!

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Wendi Stec, LMSW, LSSW
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
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
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
Lilli Perez, PhD, RPT-S

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

Lilli Perez, PhD, 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
Participant

Good training.

Participant
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
Katherin A. Schultz

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

Katherin A. Schultz
Tawana Wilson, LCPC

The speaker was enthusiastic and knowledgable about DBT informed practice. I loved her honesty about becoming DBT certified.