Welcome to Creative Child Therapy Workshops

Creative Child Therapy Workshops provides practical training and resources for therapists working with children and families. Our workshops are hands-on and fun, providing therapists with lots of creative and engaging ideas for children aged four to twelve years. New and experienced therapists from a broad range of backgrounds have enjoyed our playful and purposeful approach.

How We Can Help You

Workshops

Hands-on training and creative ideas for therapists working with children and families, throughout Australia.

Online Programs

Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Emotions Online Program.

Free Resources

Activities, templates and ideas for working with children and families.

Publications

Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Big Feelings: A Therapist's Guide to Working with Preschool and Primary Children.

About Us

Dr Suzanne Barrett and Dr Fiona Zandt are both Clinical Psychologists with over 35 years experience combined working with children, adolescents, parents and families.

Latest News

Some of my favourite commercial resources

As a therapist working with children, I’m always on the lookout for new resources and ideas for making therapy fun and engaging for my young clients. Commercial resources can be a great way to keep sessions interesting and to broaden my therapy tools and activities. At one of our recent Creative Child Therapy Workshops, we had some…

Two awesome Australian picture books for helping children with worries

Stories are powerful. They can inspire, entertain, reassure, and teach us. In therapy with children, stories can provide a different perspective on a problem, normalise experiences, educate and provide ideas and metaphors to continue to reflect on. Most children are familiar with picture books, so reading a story together can provide a non-threatening and enjoyable context to open…

Connecting families with wool – Why play is so important when working therapeutically with children

A therapist recently described using an activity from our book that involves using wool to connect family members to make visible the ways in which their feelings and actions impact upon each other. Following the session the child who was being brought to therapy articulated some of what she had learnt to her Mum. She…

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