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IC11 Workshop 23 - StoryPlay®: Healing Metaphors for Creating Transformational Change with Challenging and Traumatized Children and Adolescents - Joyce Mills, PhD, LMFT

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Trauma |  StoryPlay |  Workshops |  Children and Adolescent Therapy |  Metaphors |  Storytelling |  Art and Creativity
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2011
Joyce Mills, PhD, LMFT
59 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 07, 2011
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With the neuro-healing power of metaphor, creativity and play at its center, this experiential training presents StoryPlay® ; an Ericksonian, resiliency-based, indirective process that interweaves cultural diversity and natural healing abilities, to effect transformational change for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and adversity.

Educational Objectives:

  1. List two StoryCrafts that facilitate healing after trauma.
  2. Create a resiliency-based metaphor for children and adolescents.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Joyce C. Mills, PhD, LMFT, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor is the Founder/director of the Story- Play® Center in Scottsdale AZ and Co-director of the Phoenix Institute of Ericksonian Therapy. Recipient of 1997 Annual Intern Play Therapy Award for an “outstanding career contribution in Child Psychology and Play Therapy.” An internationally recognized trainer speaker, consultant, and program development specialist, author of eight books, including the award- winning Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within and Reconnecting to the Magic of Life.