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Using Books Interactively in Play Therapy

Interactively using books in play therapy can be a powerful tool to promote the exploration of feelings and life events/situations. In this workshop, learn how to appropriately choose and use books for various topics and areas of mental health.


  • Discuss literacy and the link to play therapy.
  • Discover and discuss how books encourage us.
  • Define Bibliotherapy.
  • Interactively use books and discuss 5 or more book examples for varying mental health conditions and symptoms.
  • Learn at least 10 areas to consider when using books in therapy
  • Compare pros and cons of using books in therapy
CS Institute is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider number is 15-419. CS Institute maintains responsibility for the program.