Spring 2024 In-Person Training: Oaklander Model Across the Life Span Applications: to Young Children through Adulthood with Supervision

Oaklander Model Across the Life Span:
Applications to Young Children through Adulthood with Supervision
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Friday, March 8, 2024
9:00am – 12:00pm PST – Supervision
1:00pm – 4:00pm PST

Saturday, March 9, 2024
9:30am – 4:30pm PST

Sunday, March 10, 2024
9:00am – 2:00pm PDT (Note time change for Daylight savings time)

A common question about the Oaklander Model is: what ages are best suited for this type of work? Violet said her work  is helpful to any age child, teen and even adults. However, there are considerations for different developmental levels. In this training we answer the questions: how does this work for adults? Very young children? Adolescents?

Using the principles of Gestalt Play Therapy with children, we will cover how to address diversity regarding age and developmental considerations amongst our clients. How resistance looks for each stage of development and ways to address it. Additionally, this training will address how working with parents/caregivers differs depending upon the age of the client and how to manage these considerations.
Ages and developmental considerations, Young children, Teens, Adults, Resistance at each phase, and Working with parents. We will use Violet’s “classic” experiences and have actual prompts to cater to each age and developmental level.


Mar 08 - 10, 2024


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