The training/presentation will be geared to beginning play therapists. The training will provide therapists with a brief history of child-centered play therapy as well as a basic understanding of child-centered play therapy with a focus on the client-therapist relationship. The training will familiarize therapists with the stages of child-centered therapy and the skills therapists will utilize during these stages. The training will also demonstrate how child-centered play therapy can be utilized effectively in the school-based setting.
Cobin Trout MS, PCC-S, RPT-S is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who obtained her Bachelor’s degrees from Ohio Northern University in Psychology and Elementary Education and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton. She is also certified as a Registered Play Therapist and Elementary Education Teacher (grades 1st through 8th). Cobin is a member of the National Association for Play Therapy and just started her fifth consecutive year serving on the Ohio Association for Play Therapy Board. She currently serves as the OAPT Communication’s Director.