Online Programs, Workshops & Resources For Child Therapists & Psychologists

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. We also offer an online program. 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

Thinking about thoughts: Considerations for working therapeutically with children

Working with thoughts is a key part of our work as child therapists and it is an important area to reflect on.  When working with children we need to ensure that we approach thoughts in a developmentally appropriate way and in a manner that reflects what we want to convey about thoughts.  What follows is…

Three top tips for therapists new to working with children

1. Learn about child development Children are not little adults! As child therapists, sometimes our role involves helping parents to understand that their child’s responses and emotions are normal and expected for their developmental stage. Other times, our role involves helping parents to recognise and understand developmental delays or difficulties their child is experiencing. Always,…

This new card set is a treasure! Why I like Dr Karen Treisman’s ‘A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Grounding, Soothing, Coping and Regulating Cards’.

As a therapist working with children and adolescents, it is essential that I have hands-on materials to support my young clients in exploring therapeutic concepts and engaging in conversation.  Card sets can be one such hands-on resource and can provide a physical and visual prop to scaffold therapeutic conversations. They can also take the pressure…

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