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

When your session plan doesn’t go to plan

Having a session go “flop” or “go wrong” is a challenging, albeit common scenario.  It’s useful to reflect on the context in which this occurs and think about what we can do when this happens. Firstly, it is important to recognise that in part this challenge occurs because we have a plan.  That is to…

Decorating the tree: Helping families to have more moments of togetherness.

Last year as we decorated the Christmas tree my eldest picked up an ornament and asked, “Is there any story with this one?”  That simple moment highlighted for me just how powerful family rituals can be. Decorating the tree is something we do together in our house. It’s something we look forward to and my…

Using Children’s Interests in Therapy.

Often the most powerful work happens in therapy when we engage with the child around their interests and integrate these into our work.  Utilising interests is often recommended in the context of motivating and engaging children. Therapists are often encouraged to either use a child’s interests to reward them after they complete a therapy activity…

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