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


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.


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

Shape and mould – Using playdoh in therapy with children.

Playdoh is one of my favourite mediums to use with children in therapy. It can be shaped to be anything you want it to be, which makes it endlessly useful and adaptive. Playdoh is obviously terrific for free play, however it can be used to work with children on areas such as perfectionism and flexibility…

Puffed, red-faced and still running – Family conversations that can support children to embrace mistakes and do the hard stuff.

I recently watched in awe as one of my children tried a completely new sport.  He’s a teenager now and is at an age where trying new things isn’t easy, particularly when the rest of the team have all been playing for some time.  Trying new things takes courage – it involves putting ourselves out…

Slime and other messy mistakes – Creating space for learning in therapy

Slime is undeniably messy and making it is even more so.  Whichever of the many readily available recipes you choose it involves mixing glue and other ingredients with a slime activator, such as liquid starch or borax.  Making slime is particularly messy when you make it with a child without using a recipe.  Having the…

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