Play therapy is used to help children express and manage feelings of anxiety anger, and depression. It is also used to help children gain control of the circumstances in their lives. In this workshop, Lee Richmond will explain the theories behind he practice of play therapy and give a brief presentation of its history and use. Martha Milli will demonstrate its use in elementary school counseling and offer techniques that any counselor can use.
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Lee J. Richmond, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the State of Maryland where she works as a professor at Loyola University Maryland and previously at Johns Hopkins University. Her books include co-editor of Connections Between Spirit and Work, co-author of Soulwork: How to Find the Work You Love: How to Love the Work You Have, and What Brings You to Life?: Awakening Women’s Spiritual Essence.
Martha Milli, NCC, has been an educator with the Baltimore County School System for the past 27 years. Twelve of those years were spent as an Early Childhood Educator and the last fifteen years have been spent as an Elementary School Counselor. In addition, Ms. Milli is an adjunct instructor, teaching Techniques of Counseling at Loyola University in Maryland.
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