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Being an External Regulator in an Adlerian Play Therapy Session


This 3-hour training guides play therapists practicing Adlerian Play Therapy on how and why they might incorporate the Synergetic Play Therapy concept of “being the external regulator” into their play therapy sessions. First, it will focus on the value and purpose of being an external regulator, then it will connect this to the Adlerian concepts of the Crucial C’s, temperament and personality priorities.  Finally, it will cover strategies for integrating this technique into Adlerian sessions.



  1. Play Therapists will be able to verbalize the role of becoming an external regulator in an Adlerian Play Therapy session.

  2. Play Therapists will be able to describe the connection between being an external regulator and supporting the client’s Crucial C’s, temperament and personality priorities in session.

  3. Play Therapists will learn 3 strategies for integrating the external regulator technique into Adlerian Play Therapy sessions.


July 13th, 2024 at 9am-noon CST

Meets APT requirements for Live Webinar Credits

Cost: $30

Credits: 3 Live Webinar CE

Location: google meet link provided 48 hours before event.

More Info

APT Special Topics Credit

APT Approved Provider 22-677

Texas Ethics Credit

Training is provided by a Texas LPC-S and counts for the minimum 50% approved provider requirement of the Texas Administrative Code.

Refund Policy: All refund requests must be made in writing within 15 days of the purchase, and no less than 5 days before the date of the course. Every effort will be made to achieve resolution, including, but not limited to refund of fees, substitution of course purchased, credit provided for future course.

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