Play Therapy Skills 

November 17 - 18, 2017, Chiang Mai, Thailand; November 22  - 23, 2017, Hong Kong

Participating Schools

American Embassy School, Delhi
American International School - Chennai
American International School Vietnam
American School of Bomaby
Amnuay Silpa School
Australian International School
Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School
British School Jakarta
Canadian International School Bangalore
Carmel Elementary
Chatsworth International School
Chiang Mai International School
Chinese International School
Christian Academy In Japan
City Kids Pre School
Concordian International School
Fairview International School
Harrow International School Hong Kong
Hong Kong Academy
International Community School of Bangkok
International School of Beijing
Kolej Tuanku Ja'afar
KPIS International School
NIST International School of Thailand
Overseas School of Colombo
Ramkhamhaeng Advent International School
SISB Chiangmai
SISB Suvarnabhumi
The British International School of Kuala Lumpur
UWC Thailand International School
Yangon International School


Given below is a compilation of participants' response to the following query on the Workshop Evaluation Form:  

"Theory/Skills acquired from the workshop that you can use immediately"


  • ACT and choice giving

  • Reflective technique

  • Transition support

  • "Reading" the child's play

  • Reflective listening

  • Limit setting

  • Organising toys for children

  • How to teach kids to feel better or express themselves

  • Communication skills for play therapy

  • Child-centered play therapy

  • Group play therapy for social interaction

  • Toes follow nose

  • Being aware of my body language and facial expressions

  • Building a story

  • Gossip wheel

  • Resources/materials I need to purchase to add to play room

  • Teachers can try to use empathic listening and ask less questions

  • Naming feelings

  • Whispering technique

  • Facial Reading

  • Match the child's voice/energy level

  • Trust the child

  • Story role play with puppets before a transition

  • Relationship building

  • Practicing non-judgmental statements