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CBT Play Therapy


CBT play therapy was developed by Susan Knell based on the foundational principles and work by Aaron Beck. This play therapy modality incorporates cognitions, behaviors and play therapy interventions to address psychodynamic issues. CBTPT focuses on children’s ability to process information based on developmentally appropriate areas of affective, cognitive, and behavioral domains. This workshop will focus on the CBT foundational concepts in the process of application of play therapy.


  1. Participants will discuss 2 foundational concepts in CBT Play Therapy.
  2. Participants will analyze 3 play therapy interventions in CBT Play Therapy.
  3. Participants will describe the role of the clinician, client, and caregivers in CBT Play Therapy,
  4. Participants will critique 2 CBT Play Therapy concepts in relation to other play therapy theoretical orientations.
  5. Participants will discuss utilizing CBT Play Therapy within their own practice.
  6. Participants will design 2 CBT Play Therapy interventions.
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.


  • Casie Brittain MSW, LCSW, RPT-S, EAGALA

    Casie Brittain MSW, LCSW, RPT-S, EAGALA Certified Mental Health/Equine Specialist. Mrs. Brittain is also certified in AutPlay and currently in the process of obtaining certification in TRE (Trauma Release Exercises). Mrs. Brittain has worked in a variety of settings over the past 20 years: OKDHS, community mental health, adult substance abuse residential treatment, youth & family services, mobile crisis services, and private practice. Mrs. Brittain has been a trainer for the CS Institute of Play Therapy for the past 3 years where her focus has been utilizing sensory integration for emotional and behavioral regulation for neuro-divergent children.

September 29, 2023
Fri 9:30 AM CDT
CREOKS Play Therapy Cohort 11- CBT Play Therapy Tulsa Clinic - Upstairs Training Room

Duration 7H 0M

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