Current Trainings

Looking for my new training website for EMDR and Play Therapy with Annie Monaco? Click here > Playful EMDR,LLC

First Playful EMDR Summit in Florida and live-streaming info

2022 Fall Play Therapy Training Series

RPT Credential information - How do these courses apply?


Popular in-depth play therapy training series for beginning and intermediate level clinicians

$200 USD each, or save with multi-workshop discount 2 for $350 or all 3 for $500

(For full series please register for each session individually starting with Foundations --but choose the discount for sessions 2 and 3 at checkout)


Foundations of the Play Therapy Relationship LIVE ONLINE

September 14, 15 and 16, 2022
9:30am - 1:30pm EST each day

APT Approved Provider 15-406, 12 CEs; see brochure for other professional CE details. Live, online all dates mandatory, please review brochure for format info. This workshop meets APT’s definition of “Live Webinar”.


Play Therapy Models and Applications LIVE ONLINE

October 5, 6 and 7, 2022
9:30am - 1:30pm EST each day

APT Approved Provider 15-406, 12 CEs; see brochure for other professional CE details. Live, online all dates mandatory, please review brochure for format info. This workshop meets APT’s definition of “Live Webinar”.


Play Therapy to Heal from Trauma LIVE ONLINE

October 26, 27 and 28, 2022
9:30am - 1:30pm EST each day

APT Approved Provider 15-406, 12 CEs; see brochure for other professional CE details. Live, online all dates mandatory, please review brochure for format info. This workshop meetsAPT’s definition of “Live Webinar”.

Regional offerings in the New York Association for Play Therapy are here.


EMDR with Children

Let's Play EMDR: Fundamentals of EMDR in the Play Therapy Room

See description for full CE information. EMDRIA credits and Play Therapy CEs. These workshop meet APT’s definition of “Live Webinars”.


October 13-14, 2022 LIVE ONLINE-- NO RECORDING
10:00am - 2:15pm EDT each day
Cost $159

Let's Play EMDR: Fundamentals of EMDR in the Play Therapy Room

See description for full CE information. EMDRIA credits and Play Therapy CEs. These workshop meet APT’s definition of “Live Webinars”.


January 5-6, 2023 LIVE ONLINE-- NO RECORDING
10:45am - 3:00pm EDT each day
Cost $159


Attachment and Dissociation Interventions for Youth:
A Play Therapy & EMDR Approach

Ann Beckley- Forest, LCSW, RPT-S and Annie Monaco, LCSW, RPT


This intensive workshop explores the topics of attachment wounds and dissociative strategies used by children and teens. Participants will be practicing interventions throughout the workshop on how to address attachment wounding and managing dissociation. Detailed transcripts and video will guide participants learning.  Pre-requisite is Foundations of EMDR and Play Therapy or approval by instructors.  Additional details and registration coming soon!

2023 dates not yet announced, previous year description below



Are you looking for basic training in EMDR?
I assist Annie Monaco with EMDR basic trainings for the Child Trauma Institute. Annie and I are both RPTs, so while we use the standard EMDRIA-approved curriculum, we pull out as many child examples and adaptations as we can!
Please find more information on Annie Monaco's website. Classes forming right now!


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