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Empowering Adults


Workshop Empowering the adult client to play using play therapy techniques...

by Sabra Starnes, Play Therapy Trainer, LICSW,LCSW-C, RPT-S, M.Ed

$85 - $100



Often times adult clients come to therapy to work on issues related to stress, family discord, work conflict, recent divorce, or loss of a loved one to name a few.

While there are many more problems adult Client presents within therapy, many times the adult client may need to explore how their childhood impacted their development, choices, relationships, etc. It is important for the clinician to be able to support the adult Client in journeying back into their childhood in order to create an opportunity to connect with their inner child in this workshop.

Participants will learn the theoretical foundation of play therapy and the power of utilizing play with adult clients.

Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S will be co-presenting this webinar.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will expand their skills for using play therapy techniques with adults.

2. Participants will review Adlerian theory to further look at working with adult clients using paly therapy.

2. Participants will assess the advantages and disadvantages of your preferred therapy for adults versus play therapy for adults.

3. Participants will compare your preferred therapy for adults versus play therapy for adults.

4. Participants will explore how to integrate play therapy techniques into your practice with adults.

5. Participants will create 3 play therapy and/or expressive therapy interventions to use with adult clients

Must be a mental health Clinician or graduate student to receive play therapy contact hours towards RPT credentialing or renewal.

There are no refunds for this workshop, but you may attend another wiorkship of the same value within 3 months if you miss this workshop. Must contact Sabra Starnes at to inform of intent to attend a workshop if you miss.

Next Place Therapy Services is an Approved Association for Play Therapy Provider #17-526

Date And Time
Sun, February 9, 2020
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST

Next Place Therapy Services
1300 Mercantile Lane Suite 100 E
Largo, Maryland 20774

Refund Policy

No Refunds



Sabra Starnes, Play Therapy Trainer, LICSW,LCSW-C, RPT-S, M.Ed

Sabra Starnes is a Clinical Social Worker who has been practicing for 21 years in the DMV area. She worked for 13 years in the District of Columbia Public School System as a School Social Worker.

She is the founder of Next Place Therapy Services a private practice that has offices in Largo, Maryland and Washington, DC.

She became a Registered Play Therapist in 2003. And a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor in 2015. She presents both in person and online play therapy training towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist.

Sabra's training still is engaging, humorous and fun. She has a strong passion for educating and supporting clinicians to become effective and highly skilled play therapists.

She is strong and active in promoting play therapy through having meEt and greets, networking, selling of her own play therapy products.

Sabra believes in the power of play and that play can heal children, familie, and adults who are dealing with life challenges.

She looks forward to having you attend training! Any questions please ask.

The world needs Play Therapists!

Next Place Therapy Services is an Approved Provider of Play Therapy #17-526

Play Well!


Office Phone Number: (301) 531-4227