In this episode of Lessons From The Playroom, we will talk about the concept of emotional age and its profound impact on therapeutic interactions with children. Participants will learn strategies to recognize emotional regression in children and themselves, fostering deeper levels of empathy and understanding. 

Working with Emotional Age in Play Therapy Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the difference between chronological age and emotional age, and recognize the significance of emotional age in therapeutic interactions with children.
  • Develop skills to assess emotional regression in children, including observing behaviors, language use, and play themes indicative of emotional age.
  • Apply techniques to attune to a child’s emotional age during therapeutic sessions, fostering a supportive environment for the child’s emotional growth and healing.

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.