Play is Therapy is semi-monthly audio podcast dedicated to discussions about play therapy and the therapeutic uses of play. Each episode of Play is Therapy is approximately an hour long, hosted by Dr. Stephen Demanchick, and includes in depth interviews with expert play therapy practitioners, scholars, and/or researchers. Play is Therapy is informative, entertaining, and encourages discussions about play therapy beyond scholarly books and journals.
Episode #1: Neurobiology and Play Therapy - In this episode, Dr. Stephen Demanchick interviews Dr. Rick Gaskill, Clinical Director and Deputy Director of Sumner Mental Health Center in Wellington, KS about the neurobiological impact of social and emotional trauma. Dr. Gaskill is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, educator, and presenter. Dr. Demanchick also interviews Bill Burns, CEO and President of the Association of Play Therapy.
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