Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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THRIVE Behavioral Health 
1114 Benfield Blvd.
Suite G
Millersville, MD 21108

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Sonia Hinds, Founder & Director CBPS 
Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars 

Play Therapy for Sexually Traumatized Children in MD

- Day 5 Play Therapy Boot Camp 


Using the best elements of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches with traumatized children allows for healing and repair of losses associated with sexual trauma like innocence, trust, and appropriate boundaries. In this workshop, participants will learn about sexual development in children, the psychological markers of sexual trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy. Included will be ways to consult with non-offending parents, deal with powerful impact of countertransference, and setting limits.


  • Describe sexualized play in play therapy

  • List possible physical and behavioral indicators of sexual trauma to include boundary issues

  • Identify rational for using child-centered play therapy approach

  • Describe the range of emotional conflict a child might experience with disclosure

  • Demonstrate specific play therapy techniques for children who have been sexually traumatized

  • Identify common countertransference issues that often arise and ways to work through them


Presenter: Jodi Mullen, PhD., LMHC, RPT-S

Certified Professor and Supervisor of Child Psychotherapy and Play therapy. Director of Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC, in central New York, where she conducts psychotherapy and supervises staff. Associate Professor at State University of NY at Oswego, where she teaches and develops comprehensive syllabi and coordinates the play therapy certificate and mental health counseling programs. Author with J. M. Rickli of various play therapy texts, including “How Play Therapists can Engage Parents & Professionals” (Rev. ed.), 2011.



  • EARLY BIRD (until July 11, 2017): $150.00

  • LATE REGISTRATION (July 12 and after): $175.00


ADA Accommodations: Please let us know at least three weeks in advance of ADA needs.


Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation must be received in our office at least ten working days prior to the training. A $25.00 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. Otherwise, a voucher will be given. If you do not notify us a minimum of ten business days prior to the training of your intent to cancel, you will not receive a refund or credit.


Continuing Education:

Social Workers/Psychologists/MFCCs/Play Therapists CE Hours: 6

NBCC: 6 Clock Hours/0.6 CEUs


CBPS is approved by the District of Columbia and the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs; CBPS is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. CBPS solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Provider #5763; approved by the National Association of School Psychologists, approval #1067; approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California to offer CEUs for MFCCs and LCSWs. Approval #PCE 1466. APT Approved Provider 97-034. CBPS is recognized by SED’s State Board for Social Work, provider #0122 and Mental Health Counselors, provider #MHC-0009 in New York. CBPS maintains responsibility for this training.


2017 Play Therapy Summer Boot Camp Schedule:

Day 1 & 2


15 & 16

Child-Centered Play Therapy Experiential with Children

Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT

Day 3 & 4


17 & 18

Gestalt Play Therapy for Children & Adolescents: What I learned from the Master, Violet Oaklander, PhD., RPT-S (retired)

Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT

Day 5

July 19

Play Therapy for Sexually Traumatized Children

Jodi Mullen, PhD., LMHC, RPT-S


Day 6

July 20

Traumatic Grief in Play Therapy

Jodi Mullen, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S


Day 7

July 21

Play Therapy Diagnosis & Assessment

Kristie Doheny PsyD, LMHC, LMSW, RPT



Day 8 & 9


22 & 23

Adlerian Play Therapy for Children, Adolescents & Adults

Pearnel Bell, PhD


Day 10

July 24

Play Therapy Based Applications for Trauma-Focused CBT with Children

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S


Day 11

July 25

8:30am-4:00pm (30 min. lunch)

School-Based Play Therapy

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S


Day 12

July 26

Helping Foster Children & Teens Heal Broken Attachments through Play Therapy Techniques

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S