2022 Innovative Child Therapy Symposium, Therapist Extraordinaire Pass

3rd Annual Innovative Child Therapy Symposium

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Expand & Enhance Your Approach to Child Therapy

This symposium is designed to support CHILD THERAPISTS around the world.


you gain access to over 50 speaker sessions and all of our bonus materials!

Join Jackie Flynn, the host of Play Therapy Community® podcast, in conversation with over 50 top-notch experts, brilliant healing professionals in our field of children’s mental health.

Prepare to be inspired, informed and WOW-ed with the DEPTH and BREADTH of how innovatively healing child therapy can get!

Check out our AMAZING expert guests this year for a seemingly limitless amount incredible integrative and innovative therapeutic approaches, ideas, and such in respect to children in various stages of development.


💚Understanding Common Terms Relating to Gender Identity and Sexuality with Samantha Willis

💚Working with Young Clients with Suicide Ideation with Heather Fairlee Denbrough

💚When Working with Children & Families of Adoption & Foster Care with Jeanette Yoffe

💚A Team Treatment Approach for Working with Eating Disorders with Marnie Davis

💚Key Terms and Phrases to Know When Working with Autistic Children and Teens with Dr. Robert Jason Grant

💚The Language of Grief for Kids with Diane (Dee Dee) Diaz Rodriguez

💚Recognizing PANS: Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome with Dr. Montserrat Casado

💚Punishment ≠ Discipline with Dr. Dalena Dillman Taylor


🤎What is Sandtray Therapy? with Marshall Lyles and Linda Homeyer

🤎Dissociation in Children: Meet AIMEE with Annie Monaco and Ann Beckley Forest

🤎 Glimpse of Internal Family Systems and Play Therapy Integrated with Carmen Jimenez Pride

🤎Focusing on Attachment in Play Therapy with Clair Mellenthin

🤎Integrating Nature in Play Therapy with Jamie Lynn Langley

🤎What is TraumaPlay®? with Paris Goodyear Brown

🤎Working with Traumatized Children with Theresa Fraser

🤎A Taste of What Quality Play Therapy Supervision Can Entail with Dr. Jenn Lefebre

🤎Oaklander Model Demonstrated: Puppet Play & Music in Therapy with Dr. Karen Fried

🤎Ways to Incorporate Bibliotherapy into your Practice with Children and Families with Lynn Louise Wonders

🤎 Integrating Digital Play Therapy into Your Child Therapy Practice with Dr. Jessica Stone

🤎Introducing Animal Assisted Play Therapy® with Dr. Risë VanFleet

🤎Superheroes and Villains in Play Therapy with Sophia Ansari

🤎EMDR with Kids with Jackie Flynn

🤎Play and Art Narrative in Trauma Treatment with Karen Wallace


🧡Let's Tour Kim Martinez's Group Play Therapy Practice Office

🧡"I don't want my name on the cover. 😔" with Tiffanie Trudeau

🧡How to Create a Safe Therapeutic Space in Play Therapy with Dr. David Crenshaw and Tammi VanHollander

🧡When Imposter Syndrome Sets In with Lisa Dion

🧡When Therapists Go To Therapy with Dr. Rachel Altvater

🧡How to Structure a Play Therapy Progress Note with Ann Mehan

🧡Maintaining the integrity of Play Therapy Online with Dr. KatySue Tillman

🧡Meet Merab: Play Therapy in Africa with Merab Chunge

🧡Let's Tour Dora's Play Therapy Private Practice with Dora Henderson

🧡Play and Art Therapy Online with Young Children with Maria Arais

🧡Re-igniting Creativity with Rotem Brayer

🧡Permission with Jenn Taylor


💛 7 Sentence Story Structure with Neal King

💛Engaging Resistant Children and Teens in Therapy with Liana Lowenstein

💛Focusing with Demonstration with Rose LaPiere

💛 Engaging Parents in Play Therapy with Dr. Becki Welsh

💛3 Art Therapy Directives in Child Therapy With Reina Lombardi

💛Transforming Your Creative Therapeutic Product Ideas into Reality with Beth Richey


❤️Yoga in Child Therapy with Dr. Jenn Lefebre

❤️Bottom-Up and Top Down Explained with Marshall Lyles

❤️Moving Through Sensory Struggles with Carol Kranowitz

❤️"The Edge" with Lindsay Ishman

❤️PLAY as Defined by the Polyvagal Theory with Dr. Stephen Porges

❤️Affective Touch with Dr. Janet Courtney

❤️Supporting Children's Awareness of the 3 States: Polvagal Inspired Body Scans

❤️Let's Explore the Sensory Hallway at Chrysalis with Dr. Angela Caveat

❤️Trauma and Expressive Arts with Dr. Cathy Malchiodi

Your Instructor

Jackie Flynn, EdS, LMHC-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved
Jackie Flynn, EdS, LMHC-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved

About the Trainer

Jackie Flynn is an experienced Certified EMDR therapist, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, an Approved Provider for the Association for Play Therapy, and an EMDRIA Approved Trainer, EC Provider (#19012-29). Specializing in EMDR intensives, Jackie has become a sought-after expert, with people traveling from far and wide to benefit from her efficient format to therapy. In addition to these roles, she serves as an education consultant, author, and internationally recognized speaker.

She harbors a special interest in integrating EMDR in nature, applying neuroscience throughout the process to enhance the therapeutic experience. Another area of her expertise is integrating play therapy into each phase of EMDR, making the healing power of this method more accessible to children.

Jackie has also earned certification from ILS (Integrated Listening Systems) to provide the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) — a non-invasive application of the Polyvagal Theory designed to benefit individuals of all ages.

While Jackie is renowned for her work with children, teens, and families, her expertise also extends to individuals across all age groups. Driven by her aspiration to significantly reduce global suffering, she delivers top-notch experiential trainings, consultations, and develops clinical resources specifically designed for child therapists. Her proficiency in telehealth enables her to support clinicians worldwide in offering the healing touch of Play and EMDR therapies online.

Jackie's contributions include Play Therapy trainings, EMDR advanced training, and consultation efforts. She is the host of the Play Therapy Community podcast and the annual Innovative Child Therapy Symposium. Jackie also organizes the Neuroscience of Play Therapy Summit at the beach. As a private practitioner, she serves children and families in the state of Florida, offering a comprehensive and transformative approach to therapy.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When will the symposium content be available for viewing?
The symposium will be available for viewing on February 7-11, 2022. Speaker interviews will be available each day from 8am-8am the following day - for 24 hours. During this time, feel free to watch as many times as you'd like. For those that may want to have forever access to the content, consider purchasing the Therapist Extraordinaire Pass to gain access to the entire library of 50 interviews, plus all of the bonus content. However, you do not need to purchase anything to participate fully. All speaker sessions are available for your viewing FREE of charge for 24 hours each day. ENJOY 💛
How long do I have access to the symposium?
Each day, you will have FREE access to that day's speaker session for 24 hours from 8am - 8am EST.
What if I miss a day?
If you miss a day, or any content for that matter, you may want to purchase the Therapist Extraordinaire Pass for only $97 for the week of the event to gain access to the entire library. After that the price goes up to $197.

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