Jung Is The Theme at 4th-Annual Appalachian Play Therapy Center Conference
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 [1:13 PM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The
Lindsey Wilson College Appalachian Play Therapy Center recently
held its fourth-annual conference on the college's A.P. White
The highlight of this year's conference was guest speaker
Eric Green. Green is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas at Dallas, where he
teaches courses in play therapy and is the director of the
university's community counseling center.
Green shared his expertise, insights and personal stories
about his experiences with play therapy with the several dozen
mental health professionals who attended the
Much of Green's work is based around theories of the
legendary Swiss psychologist Carl Jung. The agenda of this year's
conference included talks on Jungian Play Therapy as well as
Jungian Sandplay with children and mandalas.
The mission of the LWC Appalachian Play Therapy Center -- which is
directed by Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development
Jodi Crane -- is to foster the mental health
and development of children and families, especially those in the
U.S. Appalachian region, through the processes of play and play
In addition to its annual conference, the LWC Appalachian
Play Therapy Center provides play therapy services, offers play
therapy training and supervision to students in SPC and mental
health professionals, advances play therapy research, and promotes
play and play therapy in the community. The LWC Appalachian Play
Therapy Center is an "Approved Center of Play Therapy Education" by
the Association for Play Therapy.
For more information about the LWC program, contact
Crane at firstname.lastname@example.org or (270) 384-8155.