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“Healing the Hurting Child,” by Dr. Garry Landreth, October 17

October 17  |  8:30 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, Greensburg, Pa.

The Center for Counselor Training and Development is pleased to welcome back Dr. Garry Landreth, an internationally known figure in the field of play therapy, for a one-day workshop entitled “Healing the Hurting Child:  The Necessary Dimensions of Child-Centered Play Therapy.”

Registration will open August 1, 2014, with early bird rates available through September 12.

Landreth will shed light on the perceptual world of the child, the dynamic elements of the relationship that facilitate the play therapy process, structuring the relationship in the playroom, “reading” themes in children’s play, the four healing messages needed by a child who is hurting, helping children develop self-control and self-responsibility, the ACT model of therapeutic limit setting, and the language of facilitating change in children.

For more information, please contact Dr. John McCarthy, CCTS director, at or (724) 357-3807.  

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Through faculty members in the Department of Counseling, CCTS can provide an array of seminars and workshops for professional counselors in your district or agency. Trainings can vary in length and, whenever possible, can be tailored to the needs of your organization.

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