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$197 If it feels like time management is something you need to learn and implement more efficiently into your life, this program may be just what you’ve been looking for. If it feels like you never have enough time to do all the things you want and need to do, you do not need another fancy planner. You need a time management mastery protocol with set practices that will enable you to strategically and effectively utilize the minutes and hours in your days in ways that leave you feeling accomplished, refreshed, fulfilled and at peace with your work, your personal life and your relationships. Come and learn with me the system that has enabled me to create and publish over 80 courses, 14 books , multiple academic book  chapters  and published  articles , work with thousands of clients, run 9 master-mind programs and other live group coaching programs, build and scale 9 businesses and still have time for daily exercise, time with family, world travel and leisure time with my puppy and husband. There are a set of specific principles, protocols and practices that have enabled me to achieve the life I’ve created and I can help you create the life of joy, fun, peace and balance you have longed for. Hi! I am Lynn Louise Wonders and I am a Time Management Master. I would like to teach you my time management mastery system so that you, too, can be a time management master.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

23 Lessons

This course is a sort of insurance policy for you and your practice. Don't wait until you've been served with a subpoena. Don't wait until you are in over your head! Be well prepared so you can be confident and be less affected by the anxiety that often accompanies high conflict cases. Every counselor, social worker, therapist and psychologist who provides psychotherapy for children and families needs to be well prepared for the inevitability of high conflict divorce and custody disputes that come with the territory of providing child therapy.

Category: Certificate Training Programs

47 Lessons

A comprehensive professional training program that includes video presentations, a private Facebook group for support, reading materials, written assignments, a curriculum manual, a recommended supply kit, business training on how to market the program to preschools and more… If you love working with young children and those who teach and care for them, this will take your career to the next level.

Category: Certificate Training Programs

49 Lessons

Come and learn with author Lynn Louise Wonders by hearing about the successes and mistakes she has made along the way and what she learned. Her transparency and willingness to share the triumphs AND the pitfalls is invaluable in your own learning experience.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 30 minute recorded presentation to provide a basic but very important understanding of what therapists, teachers and other caring adults can do to help children have healthy gender development. This course is a great precursor to Susan Radzilowski's training presentation on gender affirming care also available on this learning platform.

Category: Special Topics

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar that presents theoretical basis and interventions for providing play therapy with children suffering with a variety of anxiety disorders.

Category: Play Therapy

6 Lessons

This is a 4 hour in-depth training recorded from a live webinar in which Lynn Louise Wonders go in-depth into the use of the theoretical approach of Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy for treating OCD in child clients.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

This 3.5 hour recorded webinar is a comprehensive look at how to treat children suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). You will learn about how to recognize and diagnose this disorder and how to formulate a treatment plan that addresses the particular needs of the particular client you are seeing using a potentially trans-theoretical prescriptive play therapy approach.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar covering theory and practical interventions for how best to work with children showing signs of perfectionistic tendencies using play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

This course teaches a prescriptive play therapy approach to treating selective mutism based on what the research says is most effective in treating young children including a combination of child centered play therapy, lightly structured play therapy and more directive cognitive behavioral play therapy and behavioral play-based interventions based upon the symptom severity measured by observations and reports using behavioral rating scales and interview consultations.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on the theory and skills of using games therapeutically for children in the play room. You'll finish with a number of examples of games you can use with your child clients!

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

This 2 hour live online interactive training webinar will provide therapists an overview of the nature of directive play therapy along with theoretical foundations and specific interventions and techniques for implementation as part of a goal directed play therapy treatment plan.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

In this 4 hour recorded webinar Lynn Louise Wonders walks you through the diagnostic process, case conceptualization process and treatment planning specifically for treating adolescents suffering with trichotillomania using age and developmentally appropriate play and expressive therapy interventions. You will grow in your confidence for treating this disorder and enrich your knowledge base about this very complex anxiety disorder that falls under the umbrella of OCD.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour live recording of a previously online interactive training webinar with a thorough overview of foundational neurobiology and play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on the nature of anxiety some young children have at night/bedtime and how to help children and their parents with the use of play therapy. You will learn theoretical based skills and methods for providing effective interventions.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar that provides an overview of how child therapists should be prepared for what to do when receiving a subpoena and testifying in court. This course is a much briefer introduction to this topic than is provided in the comprehensive Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases Course

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded provides therapists an interactive training opportunity to learn about the very specialized process of supporting and facilitating reunification between parents and children when there has been alienation and/or estrangement through play therapy treatment planning and specific interventions.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presented this 2 hour training in 2017 providing therapists an overview of how to apply play therapy and behavioral observation services in preschool settings. This training includes business training and supporting documents, contracts and more.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar about how grief and loss presents in children of various ages and a number of interventions and techniques for implementation.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 4 hour recorded training of a previous live webinar that goes into great detail as to a trans-theoretical, prescriptive approach to helping families using play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this audio recording of a live tele-seminar in which you will be led through the 8 stages of human development and learn how you can use play therapy with people of ALL AGES! You will receive specific interventions and ideas for treatment plans involving play regardless of the age of your client.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar about using play therapy effectively with girls ages 10-12 including play-based interventions and special strategies.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar that addresses a thorough overview of what you need to know about treating children whose parents are divorced or divorcing using play therapy including intervention ideas.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Facilitating experiences for children in the play room using creative and expressive activities can be a part of the psycho-education piece of treatment along with an opportunity for children to show what they are experiencing, seeing, feeling in their inner world.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on a number of theoretical based ways you can include parents in the playroom with child clients as a part of your play therapy treatment plan.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded training that outlines the history and reality of what parental alienation is, what it is not and how to identify and navigate these difficult dynamics when providing play therapy services.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S created this 2 hour webinar during the height of the COVID19 pandemic realizing parents were experiencing high levels of stress and needed support through tele-health. Since that time, parents have continued to benefit from therapeutic support as part of the work child and family therapists do to support families through tele-health. The material in this training endures as helpful and relevant providing strategies and therapeutic interventions.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S created this 2 hour webinar during the height of the COVID19 pandemic to address the need for child and family therapists to have skills in helping parents of child clients who were either going through divorce or divorcing. Normally, it would never be recommended that a child's therapist also serve as coparenting therapist but sometimes circumstances, like the pandemic or rural location require therapists to have additional skills.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this very thorough foundational 3 hour previously live online interactive training webinar that covers history, theory and skills you need to get started providing play therapy services.

Category: Play Therapy

4 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar providing a definition, benefits and overview of the practice of mindfulness and it's connection to the theoretical basis for play therapy services. This course provides practical skills and methods therapists can utilize in the play therapy room with child clients.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar about how you can provide ethical play therapy services in the home and school environments.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on the personalities of parents who are challenging and numerous strategies for how to effectively navigate those difficult dynamics in the process of providing play therapy.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

This 2 hour recorded online training webinar with Lynn Louise Wonders provides training regarding anxiety disorders in children along with an overview in 3 seminal theories that provide effective play therapy approaches for addressing both the symptoms and the underlying basis for anxiety disorders in child clients.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presented this 2 hour webinar you can now access as a recorded learning enrichment course. Learn about how to work with siblings and how to address jealousy and rivalry therapeutically.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Come and learn with Lynn Louise Wonders how and why to recycle and reuse everyday items into useful, fun items and games to utilize in the play therapy room! You'll receive 20 innovative and affordable play therapy interventions in this 90 minute training.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents a recorded 90 minute webinar full of ideas for how best to work with older children who have anxiety using creative and expressive play-based activities.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

There are myriad ways to bring a little of Nature into the play therapy room and there are plentiful benefits. This one hour webinar will explore numerous creative play therapy interventions borrowing from the items we can find free of charge out in the great outdoors to help children and adults. 

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

This is a 2 hour training recorded from a live webinar presented by Lynn Louise Wonders which provides a theoretically based approach using play based interventions to address the symptoms and underlying issues that accompany the diagnosis of trichotillomania. You will learn practical knowledge that will help you to feel more confident in your diagnostic skills, your treatment planning and in developing strategies for best treating the child you are seeing in therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour previously live online webinar in which she reviews the basis and tenets of all the seminal theories included in the practice of play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Children who have separation anxiety disorder experience severe disruption in ability to have a normal and happy functioning life. Play therapy can be a source of healing, learning and growing into an ability to have healthy separation from parents or other primary caregivers. This webinar will provide an overview of the nature of separation anxiety and how to address it in play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 1 hour recorded tele-seminar about what you need to equip a play room for play therapy services but it also includes information on building a mobile playroom and having a multi purpose office!

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

In this 2-hour recorded webinar Lynn Louise Wonders will take a look at the best ways to utilize children’s books in the play room to assist in helping children in their process of healing and growth.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour webinar previously recorded on theory and interventions for working with siblings in the playroom providing play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on how you as a child therapist can help parents and children be and stay connected through the process of parents' divorce.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recording of a previously live online interactive training webinar providing therapists an overview of how to better understand emotions of anger and frustration in children along with specific interventions and techniques for implementation as part of your goal directed play therapy treatment plan.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar full of theory and interventions for helping children and parents with emotional awareness and regulation.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar on ways you can provide play therapy to groups of young children covering a variety of focuses and topics.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

This short training is packed with practical ways you can help families in the play room using play based techniques and activities previously led live by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S, CPCS.

Category: Special Topics

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this recorded webinar full direction and support around how to be prepared for testifying in a court case when providing play therapy.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Building Rapport & Establishing the Relationship in Play Therapy Through a Combination of Foundational Child Centered Play Therapy & Directive Play-based Techniques.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

In this 1 hour mini-workshop you will hear a plethora of ideas, strategies, tips and tools for how to get the word out and develop a referral network that will help you have a thriving play therapy practice with clients that you LOVE to work with! You will be provided with a link to join a private Facebook group with the same title as this recording upon completion.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

1 Lessons

Join me and other helping professionals who came together live and recorded this workshop for you to enjoy at your own pace. This workshop is an investment in your relationships with your career and financial success. This is a business development workshop you can write-off on your taxes. A receipt will be provided.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recording of a formerly live online interactive training webinar. This is an introduction to a child’s brain development and how a child’s behavior and expressions can be better understood and addressed with this understanding. This 2 hour webinar is an excellent first step to understanding the basics of the more complex field neuroscience in relation to treating children in play therapy. 

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

In this 2 hour workshop, I teach you about the business side of play therapy private practice. I cover budgeting, purchasing, bookkeeping, record-keeping, marketing & networking, tele-health options, when and how to hire help. Running a successful and efficient business as a play therapist in private practice requires having systems in place that work for you. This workshop also offers a review of various platforms and software that you might consider utilizing.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this recording of an online interactive training webinar that provide therapists an overview of the nature of providing play therapy with high conflict divorce and custody cases.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour live online interactive training webinar will provide therapists an overview of the nature of directive play therapy along with theoretical foundations and specific interventions and techniques for implementation as part of a goal directed play therapy treatment plan.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

This recorded 2 hour webinar previously led live by Lynn Louise Wonders addressed the neuroscience of emotion dysregulation and provides training in how to help children experientially in the safety of the therapeutic alliance learn how to find soothing, coping and self-acceptance through the experience of big emotions.

Category: Play Therapy

3 Lessons

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar citing evidence based research and treatment planning for play therapy. This course is a good foundational course for clinicians seeing child clients.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Marketing your mental health related services has to be handled in a way that is AUTHENTIC and TRANSPARENT in order to align with your integrity as a professional. This mini marketing class is only ONE HOUR long and I’ll teach you the formula that has always worked for keeping my practice full.

Category: Growing Your Therapy Career

2 Lessons

This course is a deeper dive into learning about why children may be struggling in school and how to help them and advocate for them in the process of providing play therapy services. This course includes a 3 part video presentation and 3 downloadable, printable handouts.

Category: Play Therapy

4 Lessons

Heather Fairlee Denbrough shares The Playful Integration approach to Sand Tray with Parents. Join Heather for a conversation about the ways that she co-creates pure magic with parents in her practice - the slow, transformative kind of magic that leaves a pearlescent watermark on the family’s life that changes things for the better. Do you want a totally different way to work with parents? Heather’s approach is slow, intentional, creative, and makes space for great vulnerability and change. Give yourself the gift of feeling confident using sand tray to enhance parent work.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Developing stress management skills in young children is research-proven to reduce later suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts in the adolescent years. This is the power of early intervention at its best. Heather takes you through the steps that she uses to increase a child’s ability to manage stress in a healthy way and how to reinforce that vital skill in the playroom.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Come learn about Young Children & Suicidal Ideation in the Playroom. This workshop is especially for play therapists and addresses what to look for in the playroom, how to assess risk with children, working with parents of children who experience suicidal ideation, and a robust overview of prevention/crisis planning. You'll also get my handout on Prevention Plan Strategies for Young Children.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

This Case Study Bundle has three rich case studies (not referencing actual clients) with enough information to get your curiosity and creativity flowing about play therapy approaches. These case studies include a detailed set of questions that can be used to formulate a diagnostic impression, generate practice for treatment planning and deciding on interventions and approaches, and to invite the therapist to tap into their own intuition and find a sense of direction at the beginning of therapy. Great for use with supervisees, new therapists, students, or for self-practice.

Category: Play Therapy

1 Lessons

This wildly popular set of 12 handouts is designed to boost your confidence and competence as a play therapist. Handouts include tons of examples that you can use in your own practice, and cover treatment planning, progress notes, medical necessity, concurrent documentation, and more! This packet is a labor of love.

Category: Play Therapy

1 Lessons

Do you want a new way to bring mindfulness into play therapy sessions or even on walks with your own children? Heather created the Mindful Garden Card Deck based on her own wonderful experiences with children in the therapy garden. Come and explore the outside with these beautifully and simply written prompts for mindfulness in nature. You’ll get a PDF Print download of 18 beautiful printable cards, plus instructions.

Category: Play Therapy

1 Lessons

Introducing the Playful Integration Play Therapist Exploration Journal, a digital journal that lets you dance with your creative spark with special attention paid to your role as a play therapist and your immersion and interest in your work. This zine can also be used by play therapist supervisors or those teaching play therapy - need some prompts to spark deep discussion with your supervisees or students? You’ll get so much out of this! You’ll get 20 pages of prompts, many of which are from Heather’s own journaling practice as a therapist for 14 years. Take some time and space for your own reflection on how you’re showing up in the work as a play therapist, what you need to sustain you, and what gets you energized. Take time to reflect. You’re doing great.

Category: Working with Parents

1 Lessons

This well-loved training event presented by by Instructor Heather Fairlee Denbrough, LICSW, RPT-S, SPT-S of Playful Integrations was recorded and now available for your learning enrichment wherever you are. Come and learn how to help parents understand their child's nervous system!

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

This Playful Integration workshop is especially for child therapists providing play therapy, addressing how to identify, understand and work with hyper arousal in the playroom. Hyper arousal is our fight or flight sympathetic nervous system response that serves to mobilize us when we perceive a threat or a challenge so that we can keep ourselves safe.

Category: Play Therapy

2 Lessons

Part of the Playful Integration Relational Magic Series, join Heather FD for Weaving Relationships in the Playroom with Parents. This one is especially for anyone who’s working on involving parents more, having family therapy sessions, or if you feel like you could be having stronger relationships with parents but aren’t sure how to make that happen. Let Heather walk you through her approach to weaving parents into and all through the play therapy process from start to finish.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Part of the Relational Magic Series, join Heather FD for Deepening the Magic in the Sand Tray with Parents. You'll learn the ways that Heather uses the sand tray to focus on relationships and relational magic, including: how to engage parents and help them get comfortable with using the sand tray in parent sessions, relational SIFTing, sand tray prompts, glimmers in the sand, and more. Come deepen your own practice with parents in the sand.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Creating the Magical Container is Heather FD’s offering on how exactly she makes incredibly deep connections with parents and caregivers. You’ll get the bullet points to her approach to working with parents, a look at the neuroscience involved, as well as seasonal interventions designed to create and deepen the container for parents to find felt safety and fully engage in the change-making process with their children. It’s neuroscience and relational magic all rolled into one, complete with experientials and answers to your questions.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

From Playful Integration’s Relational Magic in the Playroom Series - Mirror Magic: Projective Imagery & the Felt Sense. This is a workshop with lots of experientials focused on helping you hone your reflective and interoceptive awareness. Heather offers interventions that help us hone that part of ourselves deep inside our bodies that tells us “what’s up” in the playroom. How do we get really good at feeling the signals our nervous system is giving us? Come explore your somatic knowing with Heather FD. You'll learn about mirror neurons, the nervous system, projective processes, the Shadow self in the playroom, and more.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

If you feel like you’re sometimes not sure how to talk to parents about attachment issues, come learn with Heather Fairlee Denbrough provide her best tips and strategies for having conversations with parents about attachment that go beyond surface level and really serve to make deep change for kids and families. You'll also get the Playful Integration resource list on Teaching Parents About Attachment.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Do you find yourself stumbling in conversations with parents, find it difficult to give feedback or share your observations, or generally have a sense of unease when working directly with parents?

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

Are you uncertain of how, when, and why to do family work in play therapy? Let’s talk about involving family members because outcomes are better for children when their families are involved in therapy! Join Heather FD for another Playful Integration workshop: The Whys & Hows of Family Therapy for Play Therapists. Heather FD gives you all her tips for family play sessions that help kids and their parents make progress and heal. You'll also get the Playful Integration resource list on Working with Parents in Play Therapy.

Category: Special Topics

2 Lessons

Do you have difficulty helping parents lean into the play therapy process? This is Heather’s dynamic workshop on Helping Parents Attune in Play Therapy. You asked for it and here it is, by popular vote! This practical 1 hour workshop will give you all Heather’s best tips, tools, and interventions to support you in the sometimes challenging work of helping parents develop and hone their ability to attune to their children.

Category: Working with Parents

2 Lessons

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About Wonders Counseling and Lynn Louise Wonders

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S has historically seen the needs in the field of child and family therapy and has sought to fill those needs for her local community and throughout the world. She is a natural teacher, trainer and source of ongoing resource support for the international community of child and family therapists providing play-based therapy. Lynn is the author of When Parents Are at War, the Miss Piper's Playroom Series of therapeutic children's books and several other academic chapters and books supporting child therapists everywhere. Lynn was one of the very first to provide distance and online continuing education in the field of play therapy. She is the founder and owner of Wonders Counseling Services, LLC (dba Wonders Counseling & Consulting) where she provides clinical, consultative and training services tailored to the needs of counseling clients and mental health professionals worldwide who wish to learn, grow and thrive. Wonders Counseling & Consultation is committed to being a compassion-based presence in support of a more peaceful and just society where all people have access to learning skills for living and working to better the world around them.

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