Wonders Counseling Blog

Learn Sandtray with Rita Grayson

Learn Sandtray with Rita Grayson

As a child and family therapist, one of my most meaningful training experiences over the many years I have been a therapist was with Rita Grayson, LCSW, RPT-S. Rita is the founder of Sage Source Learning Center where she provides a neuro-biological approach to using...

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A Spotlight on AutPlay Therapy

A Spotlight on AutPlay Therapy

I recently completed my training and certification in AutPlay® Therapy and I am eager to help others learn more about this approach for helping neurodivergent children and adolescents by providing a spotlight on AutPlay® Therapy! This model was created by Dr. Robert...

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Therapy Activities for Kids

Therapy Activities for Kids

Therapy Activities for Kids. Those four words were what I plugged into the search box when I was looking for free and low cost resources for my weekly resource newsletter for therapists that goes out to therapists all over the world. If you have been following me for...

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Recommended Books About Treating Trauma

Recommended Books About Treating Trauma

While hardly a comprehensive list, I have compiled a list of my own top 5 books that recommend every therapist acquire and READ cover to cover. You'll find these to be tremendous resources. You will want to add these to your collection of books about treating trauma...

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Building a Business in Play Therapy

Building a Business in Play Therapy

If you want to learn the keys to building a business in play therapy, you might want to learn from people who have had success in doing that very thing. I believe in creating multiple streams of revenue.One of my streams of revenue is partnering with other businesses...

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51 Simple Self Care Practices

51 Simple Self Care Practices

Simple self care practices that become regular daily habits have proven to be essential to helping the helping professionals be nourished and whole. When I started a facebook group to focus on self care for psychotherapists 6 years ago called Therapists' Self Care...

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Learning from Liana Lowenstein

Learning from Liana Lowenstein

My own first experience learning from Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S was about 15 years ago or so when she traveled from her home in Canada to my home state of Georgia to provide play therapy training through a local child advocacy center. It was the very early...

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