Paris Goodyear Brown!

Delight in Me:Play Therapy for Attachment Repair

Friday, August 22, 2014

Kennesaw State University
Continuing Education Center
3333 Busbee Drive
Kennesaw, Georgia  30144


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Paris Goodyear-Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with 18 years of experience in treating traumatized children and families. She is an Adjunct Instructor of Psychiatric Mental Health at Vanderbilt University, guest lecturer for several universities in middle Tennessee, maintains a private practice, and has an international reputation as a dynamic speaker and innovative clinician. She is best known for developing clinically sound, played-based interventions that are used to treat a variety of childhood problems and has received the APT award for Play Therapy Promotion and Education. She is the author of multiple books, chapters and articles related to child therapy. Her newest books include theHandbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment; Play Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach; and The Worry Wars: An Anxiety Workbook for Kids and their Helpful Adults.

Following the workshop, participants should be able to:

1)  Articulate functional and dysfunctional patterns of attachment;
2)  Discuss adult attachment and it’s predictive power in attachment relationships with children
3)  List three strategies for “disarming the fear” for children with dysregulated brains

4)  Describe two playful metaphors that help parents look at their own negative activation with their children.    

5.) List five play-based activities that help children and parents delight in each other.


Registration Deadline: August 18, 2014

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