GESTALT AND GESTALT PLAY THERAPY MEET SANDTRAY 

Oakland, CA
Sunday, OCTOBER 11, 2020 – 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
6 CEs $25 additional
Limited to 5 participants
Presenter: Karen E Pernet LCSW, RPT-S
Target Audience: This course is designed for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, pre-licensed associates and graduate mental health students    Prerequisites: Familiarity with either Gestalt Therapy or Sandtray

 

DESCRIPTION
Imagine your sandtray as a living world, filled with dramas, dichotomies and metaphors. Explore polarities, take part in creative experiments and discover possible meanings. Workshop will include discussion of Gestalt therapy, individual creation of sandtrays with the trainer processing each tray and demonstrating Gestalt Therapy techniques and interventions.

TRAINER
Karen Pernet has been in practice for over 25 years, specializing in play therapy and sandtray for people of all ages. She uses her training as a Gestalt Therapist and as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) to enhance the sandtray experience. Her trainings have been described as safe, lively, encouraging, responsive to individual needs, informative, interactive and welcoming. One participant said “Excellent experiential introduction to a Gestalt approach to play therapy.” Another said “Thanks to Karen for her wisdom and know how and obvious pleasure in this work.”

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Develop the skill of silently creating personal sandtrays to use in your play and talk therapy practice
  2. Describe at least 3 characteristics that Gestalt Therapy/Gestalt Play Therapy and Sandtray Therapy have in common
  3. List 2 characteristics of Gestalt Therapy/Gestalt Play Therapy
  4. Name and use 1 Gestalt Therapy/Gestalt Play Therapy technique that can be utilized in processing a sandtray.
  5. Explain how a sandtray can be viewed as a Gestalt/Gestalt Play Therapy experiment.
  6. Name 1 contra-indication for using Gestalt/Gestalt Play Therapy and sandtray

DETAILS
Trainer: 
Karen Pernet  LCSW RPT-S
Time and Date: 
10AM-5:30 PM Sunday, October 11, 2020 (one hour lunch and 2 15 minute breaks will not be counted toward the 6 CEs awarded.   6CEs-$25 additional charge  
Location: 3725 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland 94602
Fee: 
$180 if registered before 8/15/2020;  $200 if registered after 8/15/2020
Fee includes delicious snacks and handouts.
Limited to 5 participants to provide individual attention 
Register: 
Credit card charges through Pay Pal. To pay by check, please contact Karen via email so she reserves your spot and then mail a check to: Karen Pernet 3725 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA. 94602

Continuing Education
6CEs-$25 additional charge. Sierra Institute for Contemporary Gestalt Therapy (Provider #76949) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. SICGT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Growth through Play Therapy is an  approved provider for  the Association for Play Therapy. APT 09-241  No extra charge for APT approval.
These workshops and presenter have no conflict of interest in presenting this workshop, nor is there any commercial support.
Partial credit cannot be offered.

Cancellation policy: Full refund if canceled 30 days in advance minus a $25 administrative fee. After that date there will be no refund unless space is filled from the waiting list.

Questions: Contact Karen Pernet at kepernet@gmail.com or 510-923-0520

REGISTER NOW

  • Regular Registration Fee: $200 (after 8/15/20)
  • Early Bird Registration Fee: $180 (paid by 8/15/20)
  • 6 CEs @$25 from SICGT Provider #76949
    Approved by Association for Play Therapy (APT 09-241) NO FEE for APT credits.