36 episodes

Play Therapy Across the Lifespan is a podcast for those who use play therapy. Every other week Dr. Denis' Thomas covers a new topic related to play therapy including which toys to use, how to set up your space, how to listen to clients empathetically, and much, much more. This podcast is unique because it not only outlines play therapy skills and techniques that can be used when working with children, but it also informs listeners how to utilize play therapy techniques when working with adolescents and adults.

Play Therapy Across the Lifespan Dr. Denis' Thomas

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 17 Ratings

Play Therapy Across the Lifespan is a podcast for those who use play therapy. Every other week Dr. Denis' Thomas covers a new topic related to play therapy including which toys to use, how to set up your space, how to listen to clients empathetically, and much, much more. This podcast is unique because it not only outlines play therapy skills and techniques that can be used when working with children, but it also informs listeners how to utilize play therapy techniques when working with adolescents and adults.

    S6 E36: Wellness Is Part of Your Job Description

    S6 E36: Wellness Is Part of Your Job Description

    There are two topics that I love to talk about. One is play therapy and the other is wellness, and when I can talk about them together, all the better.

    Check out my wellness podcast Wellness with Dr. Denis.

    • 12 min
    S6 E 35 Your Strength Is Your Weakness and Your Weakness Is Your Strength

    S6 E 35 Your Strength Is Your Weakness and Your Weakness Is Your Strength

    We all have areas of strength, things that come so easily to us that we may not even recognize them as a strength. Those strengths have soft underbellies, areas of vulnerability for us. We all have weaknesses, too. Part of working on the weakness is recognizing the strength. This episode explores how those two things work together.

    • 11 min
    S6 E34 Reflect, Reflect Reflect

    S6 E34 Reflect, Reflect Reflect

    Welcome back for Season 6. In this season, I want to share my top 5 things I want everyone doing play therapy to know and the top 5 Dr. Denis-isms based on follower feedback. I hope you enjoy this special season.

    • 12 min
    S5 E33: Ethical Considerations

    S5 E33: Ethical Considerations

    In this final episode of Season 5, Drs. Denis' and Kasie Lee share their thoughts on the intersection between play therapy and ethics.

    • 33 min
    S5 E32: Role Play Toys

    S5 E32: Role Play Toys

    Drs. Denis' and Kasie Lee dig deeper into the category of role-play toys. Regardless of the age of your clients, having toys and tools that help them externalize issues and trauma from their lives can be instrumental in helping them heal.

    • 28 min
    S5 E31: Organizing Your Play Room

    S5 E31: Organizing Your Play Room

    In this episode, Drs. Denis' and Kasie Lee share their thoughts on how to keep your play space organized.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Ktpie86 ,

Such a gem!

I love how this podcast is broken down each season. It’s all of the tangible information I need about play therapy wrapped up into comforting and easy to listen to episodes!

R Elise ,

Fantastic!!

This podcast is truly informational and research-based! A must listen for play therapists!

Jensiebaby ,

Simply Lovely

This podcast is a little sliver of happiness in my day. Dr Thomas is a soothing interpreter of relevant content. I use this podcast as an opportunity to close my eyes, breathe, and absorb all of the good info and good feels.

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