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Continuing Education

Puppets & Storytelling: Making Contact Through Indirect Work in Counseling and Therapy

Date: June 16, 2017 Location: South Chapel

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Part five in the workshop series, How Play Becomes Real: The Art of Gestalt Play Therapy. This series explores the work of Gestalt Play Therapist Dr. Violet Oaklander and provides models and applications of how play and art help therapy become real for both adults and children.

In this session, participants will explore the use of puppets and stories derived from working with puppets as a sensory rich medium with which to work and to facilitate engagement in the counseling process with children, adolescents and adults.

Course Details & Registration

Date: Friday, June 16, 2017

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Peter Mortola, PhD

Noncredit: $30, includes 3 CEUs or PDUs.

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About the Instructor

Peter Mortola, Ph.D. is Professor of Counseling Psychology at Lewis and Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling and the Co-Director of the Educational Specialist degree program in School Psychology. He is the author of Windowframes: Learning the Art of Gestalt Play Therapy the Oaklander Way (Routledge/Gestaltpress, 2006), the culmination of 10 years of inquiry and research on Violet Oaklander’s methods of both child therapy and adult training. Windowframes has been translated into German, Spanish and Korean. He is also the co-author of BAM! Boys Advocacy and Mentoring: A Leader’s Guide to Facilitating Strength-based Groups for Boys (Routledge, 2008).

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