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Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™


Janet A Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™, is founder of FirstPlay Therapy®. She is a Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor, TEDx Speaker and past Chair of the Association for Play Therapy Ethics and Practice Committee and past President of the Florida Association for Play Therapy, FirstPlay Therapy was awarded third place overall in the Best Practices Showcase for FirstPlay Therapy at the First 1000 Days Infant Mental Health Summit (2018) along with the Children’s Healing Institute. She is author and editor of the following books: Infant Play Therapy: Foundations, Programs, Models and Practice, and Healing Child and Family Trauma through Expressive and Play Therapies: Art, Nature, Storytelling, Body & Mindfulness and Nature-based Play & Expressive Therapies: Interventions for Children, Teens and Families, and Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide. Her research in practitioner experiences of training in touch and Developmental Play Therapy is published in the American Journal of Art Therapy and the International Journal of Play Therapy. She is a contributing author in several books including Play-based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and the book Environmental Expressive Therapies (2017), and Play Therapy Supervision (2023). She is also published in the Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. She offers a certification in FirstPlay Therapy® and provides training to professionals in the Ethical and Clinical Competencies of Touch, FirstPlay® Therapy, Ericksonian-based StoryPlay®, Expressive Therapies, and Nature-based Play Therapy. She has been invited to speak nationally and internationally including Bali, Indonesia, the Cayman Islands, England, Ireland, Morocco, Russia and the Ukraine. She is a provider through the Florida state boards of Mental Health and Massage Therapy, and an approved provider through the Association for Play Therapy. She specializes in infant mental health and infant play therapy, attachment, and Trauma related issues. Dr. Courtney’s new form of Kinesthetic Storytelling® can be found in her children’s book, The Magic Rainbow. Website: www.firstplaytherapy.com

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Janet Courtney is founder of FirstPlay™ Therapy. She is in private practice and has employment relationships with Barry University and Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work. Dr. Courtney receives royalties as a published author and receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Janet Courtney is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, World Association for Infant Mental Health, and the International Association for the Study of Affective Touch.

Play Therapy Training

Innovative Interventions to Meet the Needs of Young Clients

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Speakers:
Sophia Ansari, LPCC, RPT™ |  Josué Cardona, MS |  Cheryl Catron, MEd, LPCC-S, RPT-S™ |  Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™ |  David Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S™ |  Cheryl Fisher, PhD, NCC, LCPC, ACS |  Jackie Flynn, EdS, LMHC-S, RPT |  Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S™ |  ....
Duration:
31 Hours 48 Minutes
Copyright:
Aug 19, 2022
Product Code:
CRS001570
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$389.99 Normal Price: Standard - $1,754.75

The Ethics of Touch in Child Psychotherapy & Play Therapy


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Speakers:
Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™
Duration:
2 Hours 38 Minutes
Copyright:
Aug 06, 2015
Product Code:
POS048975
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$169.99 - Standard

Attachment Begins in Utero: There’s No Such Thing as a Blank Slate


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Speakers:
Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™ |  Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S™
Duration:
1 Hour 31 Minutes
Copyright:
May 06, 2021
Product Code:
POS058065
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$89.99 - Standard

The Healing Power Of Play Therapy

Innovative Approaches to Help Young Clients Break Free from Trauma, Anxiety, Attachment Ruptures, Suicidal Ideation and More!

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Speakers:
Dora Henderson, LMHC, RPTS™, CST |  Daniel J. Siegel, MD |  Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S™ |  Sophia Ansari, LPCC, RPT™ |  Alvin Bonds, II, NCC, ACS, RPT-S™, LMFT, LPC/MHSP-AS |  Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S™ |  Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S™ |  Heather Fairlee Denbrough, LICSW, RPT-S™ |  ....
Duration:
21 Hours 9 Minutes
Copyright:
Sep 07, 2023
Product Code:
CRS001824
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$389.99 Normal Price: Standard - $1,273.82

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