In this episode of the Lessons From The Playroom podcast, we delve into the intricate world of children’s lying behavior in this thought-provoking. Participants explored the underlying motives and protective patterns driving lying behavior, challenging traditional views on honesty. Learn to create a neuroception of safety that fosters trust and authenticity. Gain insights into recognizing lying patterns and responding therapeutically to promote honesty and connection. This the Lessons From The Playroom podcast offers valuable tools and techniques for caregivers and professionals seeking to navigate lying behavior with empathy and understanding, ultimately fostering meaningful relationships with children.

Lying in Play Therapy Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common lying behaviors exhibited by children, such as hiding actions or exaggerating stories, to recognize instances of deceptive behavior
  • Understand the motivations behind children’s lying, including the desire for reward or avoidance of punishment, to develop empathy and compassion in response to lying behavior
  • Apply practical strategies to create a safe and supportive environment that encourages honesty and fosters trust in children, promoting authentic communication and healthy relationships

Each lesson of this course must be completed in order. Please click on the blue letters below, “Synergetic Play Therapy Institute – Course Agreements”, to begin. Once you have completed this first lesson, you will be able to continue on to the next lesson of your course and view the pre-recorded video.

In order to complete the course and print a certificate, you must complete all lessons below. Please remember that your access to this course and its content will expire 365 days from the date of purchase.