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This podcast was created to help parents around the world with the “biggies” of family life. Play Therapy Community will present a fresh, insightful episode once a week, usually on Thursday mornings. On this podcast, we will cover topics such as picky eaters, struggles in school, behavioral issues, grief and loss, and so much more. We’ll also delve into specific diagnosis such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc. Difficult topics, such as parenting through separation/divorce, depression, anxiety struggles, relationship struggles, and such will be explored as well. As the host of Play Therapy Community, I feel honored that you are joining us on this journey for knowledge to truly help our children in a way that honors their mind, body, and soul. My name is Jackie Flynn, and I’m a Licensed Psychotherapist, Registered Play Therapist, Education Specialist, Adolescent Life Coach and a Parent Educator.

This podcast was created to help parents around the world with the “biggies” of family life. Play Therapy Community will present a fresh, insightful episode once a week, usually on Thursday mornings. On this podcast, we will cover topics such as picky eaters, struggles in school, behavioral issues, grief and loss, and so much more. We’ll also delve into specific diagnosis such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc. Difficult topics, such as parenting through separation/divorce, depression, anxiety struggles, relationship struggles, and such will be explored as well. As the host of Play Therapy Community, I feel honored that you are joining us on this journey for knowledge to truly help our children in a way that honors their mind, body, and soul. My name is Jackie Flynn, and I’m a Licensed Psychotherapist, Registered Play Therapist, Education Specialist, Adolescent Life Coach and a Parent Educator.
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This podcast was created to help parents around the world with the “biggies” of family life. Play Therapy Community will present a fresh, insightful episode once a week, usually on Thursday mornings. On this podcast, we will cover topics such as picky eaters, struggles in school, behavioral issues, grief and loss, and so much more. We’ll also delve into specific diagnosis such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc. Difficult topics, such as parenting through separation/divorce, depression, anxiety struggles, relationship struggles, and such will be explored as well. As the host of Play Therapy Community, I feel honored that you are joining us on this journey for knowledge to truly help our children in a way that honors their mind, body, and soul. My name is Jackie Flynn, and I’m a Licensed Psychotherapist, Registered Play Therapist, Education Specialist, Adolescent Life Coach and a Parent Educator.

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Episodes

69: Synergetic Play Therapy with Lisa Dion

1/11/2018
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Lisa Dion is the creator of Synergetic Play Therapy and is the founder and director of the Play Therapy Institute of Colorado She is experienced in many settings to include private practice, schools, social services, foster care agencies, and orphanages. Synergetic Play Therapy’s name was influenced by Lisa’s love for the brain and understanding what happens in the nervous system. The collaboration between the child and the therapist, and on a deeper level between the mind,...

Duration:00:36:59

68: The Language of Adoption with Jill Aller, EdS

1/4/2018
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Jill AllerThe Family BookIt’s Okay to be DifferentA Mother for ChocoTell Me a Real Adoption StoryABC: Adoption and MeTummy...

Duration:00:43:37

67: Jackie’s 15 Favorite Quotes with Jackie Flynn EdS, LMHC, RPT

12/7/2017
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https://www.facebook.com/PLAYTHERAPYCOMMUNITY/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/parentingintherain/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1130971706932394/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/schoolcounselors/ https://www.facebook.com/counselinginbrevard/ www.counselinginbrevard.com www.playtherapycommunity.com www.parentingintherain.com www.jackieflynnconsulting.com https://twitter.com/jackieflynnrpt

Duration:00:31:06

66: Group Therapy with Children and Teens with Katie May MS, NCC, LPC, DBTC

11/30/2017
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Katie May is the “Group Guru”. She works exclusively with teenagers in a teen support center in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Groups energize Katie. She says that groups can’ save th’e world. In groups, people feel less alone in their struggles and they start to heal in ways that individual therapy can’t provide. Her groups are focused on the ideas of connection. She told us about a group that she runs that looks at being nonjudgmental for teens. She talked about using rocks to...

Duration:00:19:58

65: Gottman’s Sound Relationship House with Jackie Flynn, Trained in Level 3 Gottman Method Couples Therapy

11/23/2017
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Build Love Maps Knowing each other’s world is so vital to the health of a relationship. It’s important to make exploration of each other’s world an ongoing effort. This can help strengthen the relationship and help each person in the relationship to feel felt and cared about. Share Fondness and Admiration Fondness and admiration is noticing what’s going right and what’s good rather than putting a focus on the negative. If couples are in “Negative Sentiment Override” as Gottman calls...

Duration:00:32:42

64: Brief, Low Cost, Minimal Prep Play Therapy Techniques with Jackie Flynn EdS, LMHC, RPT

11/16/2017
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Double Mirror Doodle What Happened Next Tumbling Blocks Conversation Prompts Pick-Up Straws Career Charades Career Creation Through clay creations, the child or teen will mold the dough or clay to form a symbolic representation of the career. For example, they may create a toothbrush for a dentist. This can be modified to fit the topic of the area in need of supporting, such as emotional literacy and expression, family system support, and much more. Social /...

Duration:00:27:42

63: Adlerian Play Therapy with Dalena Dillman Taylor, PhD, LPC, RPT

11/9/2017
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Dr. Taylor is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida. She’s also the Center for Play Therapy Training and Research Director, as well as the Play Therapy Certificate coordinator. She earned her graduate degrees from the University of North Texas. She learned from many of the leaders in the Play Therapy world. Dr. Taylor is trained in Adlerian Play Therapy developed in the early 1990’s by Terry Kottman, Ph.D., Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, NCC,...

Duration:00:36:16

62: Understanding the Role of a School Counselor with Stacy Van Horn, PhD

11/2/2017
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Dr. Stacy Van Horn is currently a full-time faculty member and School Counseling Coordinator at the University of Central Florida in the Counselor Education and School Psychology Program within the Department of Child, Family and Community Sciences. She teaches graduate students at both the masters and doctoral level primarily in the areas of career development, counseling with children and adolescents, ethical and legal issues in professional school counseling, and coordination of...

Duration:00:36:22

61: The Art of Setting Up Your Play Therapy Room with Pam Dyson MA, LPC-S, RPT-S

10/26/2017
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Pam Dyson, MA, LPC-S, RPT-S, is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, child development expert and parenting coach. In addition to her private practice www.pamdyson.com in Plano, Texas she provides consultation and supervision services and facilitates play therapy workshops at conferences throughout the US. She is the recipient of the Association for Play Therapy 2013 Key Award for Professional Education and Training and is currently serving a...

Duration:00:26:44

59: Dr. Edmunds – All About Creating a Therapeutic Board Game

6/22/2017
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Ellis Edmunds is a licensed psychologist in Oakland, CA. He has a private practice working with teens and adults struggling with anxiety. He is passionate about Mindfulness practices and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He also loves to play games of all kind and has created a therapeutic board game called The Mindful Bus that can be used with groups or in a one on one setting. He believes games can provide a fun, safe, and interactive experience for therapeutic work to take place. In...

Duration:00:19:57

58: Maternal Mental Health with Dr. Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D., Host of Mom & Mind Podcast

6/15/2017
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In this episode Dr. Kat covers the following: Dr. Kat’s Amazing Podcast http://www.momandmind.com Mom and Mind Facebook...

Duration:00:28:18

57: How Family Meetings Can Help with Mercedes Saudi, LCSW

6/8/2017
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Expert Guest: Mercedes Samudio, LCSW Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a parent coach, speaker, and author who helps parents and children communicate with each other, manage emotional trauma, navigate social media and technology together, and develop healthy parent-child relationships. Over the course of her career, she has worked with adoptive families, foster families, teen parents, parents navigating the child protective services system, and children living with mental illness. Mercedes started...

Duration:00:27:18

55: Suicide Assessments & Interventions

5/9/2017
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My guest today is Dr. Jonathan Singer, Ph. D., LCSW, who is an expert in the area of suicide. He is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University in Chicago and the founder and host of The Social Work podcast. He co-authored the book, Suicide in Schools. This episode focuses on suicide assessments and interventions and is the first of a two-part series. Resources: www.playtherapycommunity.com Find Jackie and the Play Therapy Community on Facebook: Look for Play Therapy...

Duration:00:36:09

56: Understanding Suicide Pacts and Social Media

5/9/2017
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My guest today is Dr. Jonathan Singer, Ph. D., LCSW, who is an expert in the area of suicide. He is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University in Chicago and the founder and host of The Social Work podcast. He co-authored the book, Suicide in Schools. This episode focuses on suicide pacts and the social media component and is the second piece of a two-part series. 13 Reasons Why Resources: www.playtherapycommunity.com Find Jackie and the Play Therapy Community on...

Duration:00:32:35

54: Eating Disorder Recovery through Group Therapy Lucy Lauer, LMHC

4/27/2017
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Lucy Lauer, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 26 years’ experience as a Registered Dietitian. She specializes in helping people navigate the rough waters of disordered eating to achieve a healthier life and relationship with food. She has experience with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Nocturnal Eating Disorder, and the range of dysfunctional eating patterns that cause distress but may not have a diagnostic label. In 35 years of practice, Lucy has...

Duration:00:43:32

52: Supporting Grieving Children and Families at the Dougy Center with Jana Cristofaro

4/14/2017
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Episode 52 – Supporting Grieving Children and Families at the Dougy Center In this episode: Jana Cristofaro covers the following: For her Free Download: Tips for Supporting Grieving Children click on the...

Duration:00:21:52

53: Sandtray Therapy and the Brain with Amy Flaherty, LPE-I, RPT

4/14/2017
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Episode 53 – Sandtray Therapy and the Brain Expert Guest: Amy Flaherty, LPE-I, RPT is the Founder and Director of the Southern Sandtray Institute located in Jonesboro, AR. She has a hybrid program to credential therapists as a Registered Integrative Sandtray Therapist (RIST). In addition to the formal credentialing program, Amy also offers online sandtray training through The Sandtray Suite. To find out more and grab your free Sandtray technique, simply go to www.sandtraysuite.com/ssi. In...

Duration:00:16:40

51: Introduction to Play Therapy Community Podcast and Host

4/14/2017
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Episode 51: Introduction to Play Therapy Community Podcast and Host, Jackie Flynn EdS, LMHC, RPT Thank you so much for listening to the podcast! This episode was previously known as Parenting in the Rain Podcast. I created this community as a space for us (Child Therapists!) to connect with other and learn together. If you’re anything like me, you like the idea of having tons of information at your fingertips so that you can provide the best therapy possible for your clients. I have a...

Duration:00:12:14

50: When Your Child Makes a Mistake

4/6/2017
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Episode 50, When Your Child Makes a Mistake In This Episode: Mistakes are part of our humanness. They are bound to happen from time to time. In fact, they need to happen for us to grow. For our kids, allowing them to make mistakes can make all of the difference. As parents, it is helpful to allow our children’s mistakes to teach them about life. It can be difficult, though. Especially, if you are in a rush and you need to get out of the door for school (okay this can be tough!), you may...

Duration:00:26:37