Helping Parents Attune in Play Therapy


Come learn about how to support parents in attuning to their children in the playroom.

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. We'll also talk about moments that parents are misattuned, course correction, and giving difficult feedback about parent child interactions. Let’s get specific about attunement!

*This course is for learning enrichment purposes and does not provide CE credits.

Meet the Instructor:

Heather Fairlee Denbrough, LCSW, RPT-S, CSPT-S

Heather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and Certified Synergetic Play Therapy Supervisor. She has worked in community mental health for 12 years. Heather’s specialty areas are: children ages 2-9 years, early childhood trauma, attachment, parent-child relational issues, and parent training/coaching/inner work. Heather also practices reflective play supervision and loves case consultation. Heather has created and led trainings for therapists on topics such as: Introduction to the Nervous System, Young Children & Suicidal Ideation in the Playroom, Authenticity in Parent Work/ Supporting Parent Shadow Work, Working with Families of Faith, Unusual Presentations of PTSD in Young Children, and more. Heather also provides playful spiritual support to play and expressive arts therapists.

Helping Parents Attune in Play Therapy Curriculum:

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