Play Time: A Play Therapy Podcast

Sinopse

Play Time is a podcast for play therapists practicing Child-Centered Play Therapy who are interested in listening to someone ramble about their own play process, and who want to explore the beautiful, messy, and complex work of healing and transformation that happens inside of their playrooms.

Episódios

  • Episode 60: On Self Awareness

    Episode 60: On Self Awareness

    07/10/2020 Duração: 19min

    On this episode of Play Time, we talk about self awareness as a goal of therapy, and how it can be the foundation for emotional development for children in a multitude of areas. For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 59: On Taking Play Seriously

    Episode 59: On Taking Play Seriously

    01/10/2020 Duração: 15min

    On this episode, we talk about the seriousness of play, both in terms of its value for the developing child, but also in the context of how seriously children take their play, and the importance of a container and a set of rules inside of the play in order to foster deeper levels of depth, development, and engagement.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 58: On Carrots, Sticks, and Punishment

    Episode 58: On Carrots, Sticks, and Punishment

    22/09/2020 Duração: 16min

    On this episode of Play Time, we take a look at punishments and rewards and ask if there might be a different way, with more potential for growth on the part of the child, to go about raising children.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 57: On the Mutual Respect Inherent in Consent

    Episode 57: On the Mutual Respect Inherent in Consent

    14/09/2020 Duração: 22min

    On this episode, we rip open the Play Time mailbag for the first time before venturing into consent, how consent creates an atmosphere of mutual respect between adult and child, and also talk about the times when we give children choices when we actually have a choice that we want them to make, and the relationship damage that can be caused by doing so.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 56: On Rupture, Repair, and Possession

    Episode 56: On Rupture, Repair, and Possession

    07/09/2020 Duração: 19min

    On this episode, we contrast using the diagnostic language of complexes rather than disorders, and dive into viewing and treating children as if they are possessed by something inside of them, in contrast to seeing them as inherently damaged or disordered, and how we can use the wisdom of spiritual traditions who have worked with the 'possessed' in our work with children.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 55: On Developing Creative Vitality Through Abstract Art

    Episode 55: On Developing Creative Vitality Through Abstract Art

    31/08/2020 Duração: 15min

    On this episode, we take a look at abstract art and how it can be used to foster love in children for their creative energy, provide them the creative freedom to explore new aspects of themselves, and develop love for their creative energy, which can serve them in the future in becoming dynamic individuals capable of manifesting meaningful change in our increasingly fragmented world.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 54: On Focus, Attention, School, and ADHD

    Episode 54: On Focus, Attention, School, and ADHD

    25/08/2020 Duração: 17min

    On this episode of Play Time, we tackle the diagnosis of Attention-Defecit Hyperactivity Disorder, explore attention and focus from a child-centered lens, and name the reality of how little many children care for school, and ways we can approach children differently who are struggling with attention.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 53: On Utilizing the Mysterious Power of the Placebo Effect

    Episode 53: On Utilizing the Mysterious Power of the Placebo Effect

    19/08/2020 Duração: 19min

    On this episode, we take a look at the placebo effect, and how we can utilize the power of the mind in our sessions with children and our conversations with caregivers to provide a foundation of intention and hopefulness in working with children.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/playtimepodcast)

  • Episode 52: Blocks to Approaching Children with Curiosity

    Episode 52: Blocks to Approaching Children with Curiosity

    12/08/2020 Duração: 17min

    On this Play Time, we approach two blocks to being able to connect and view children through a lens of curiosity, one being the idea that stability and routine are inherently beneficial to children, and the other being the myth of chemical imbalance as a rationale for disregulated behavior and unwanted emotions.For more of my work, check out barnettchildtherapy.com.

  • Episode 51: Gardening as a Metaphor for Helping Children Develop

    Episode 51: Gardening as a Metaphor for Helping Children Develop

    03/08/2020 Duração: 20min

    On this episode, we use gardening as a lens to frame both working with children in therapy as well as parenting children, and draw what are hopefully illuminating parallels between raising people and raising plants.As always, contact me at [email protected] if you would like and check out barnettchildtherapy.com to see more of my work, including children's books!

  • Episode 50: Using The Spiral as a Symbol for Growth

    Episode 50: Using The Spiral as a Symbol for Growth

    27/07/2020 Duração: 18min

    On this episode, we discuss healing and growth in terms of being a spiral in contract to a closed circle, and aim to challenge the concept of linear growth and hold up the idea that growth is a circular process, and that what we are looking for is what are often small and subtle differences when children cycle back towards difficult feelings and behaviors.As always, contact me at [email protected] if you would like and check out barnettchildtherapy.com to see more of my work, including children's books!

  • Episode 49: Lets Talk about Children and Technology

    Episode 49: Let's Talk about Children and Technology

    20/07/2020 Duração: 21min

    On this episode of Play Time, we talk about children and technology use approaching the topic through the lens of addiction.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 48: Racism is a Mental Disorder

    Episode 48: Racism is a Mental Disorder

    07/07/2020 Duração: 13min

    On this Play Time, we name the reality of racism as a mental health disorder, explore what some of the destructive effects of being racist entail, and cast some shade at the helping professions for pathologizing anxiety and depression but refusing to pathologize hate.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 47: The Revelatory Power of Tears

    Episode 47: The Revelatory Power of Tears

    01/07/2020 Duração: 20min

    On this Play Time, we take a look at tears through the lens of seeing them as sources for new growth, insight, and healing.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 46: Understanding Children Through the Lens of Research on Psychadelic Medicine

    Episode 46: Understanding Children Through the Lens of Research on Psychadelic Medicine

    25/06/2020 Duração: 20min

    On this episode of Play Time, we take a look at children through the lens of research which shows remarkable similarities between the brain states of children and babies and the brain states of those taking substances which are currently being utilized to treat PTSD and complex trauma.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 45: On Children Who See Ghosts, Demons, Hear Voices, and Other Phenomena

    Episode 45: On Children Who See Ghosts, Demons, Hear Voices, and Other Phenomena

    15/06/2020 Duração: 24min

    On this episode of Play Time, we discuss what in psychology we normally pathologize as 'visual and auditory hallucinations' and name a different way of going about working with children who experience these phenomena.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 44: The Inherent Oppression in Child Therapy

    Episode 44: The Inherent Oppression in Child Therapy

    08/06/2020 Duração: 21min

    On this episode, we take a look at how child therapy can be guilty of fostering systems of oppression and racism, and expose the shadow side of our profession in order to understand what we are capable of at our worst.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 43: The Inhale and Exhale of Emotional Respiration

    Episode 43: The Inhale and Exhale of Emotional Respiration

    12/05/2020 Duração: 20min

    On this episode, we take a look at emotions through the lens of 'respiration', name the 'inhale' and 'exhale' of the cycle of emotions, and aim to identify the times when children and all of us get stuck somewhere in that cycle, and how we can help liberate children from the experience of not having dynamic flow in their emotional lives.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 42: Emotional Wounding and the Restoration of the Self

    Episode 42: Emotional Wounding and the Restoration of the Self

    01/05/2020 Duração: 21min

    On this episode, we take a look at emotional wounds, normalize the experience of pain for all of us, and tackle naming what it is that occurs when the self-actualizing principle of the self is given the facilitation to activate and heal emotional damage.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

  • Episode 41: On Valuing Experience as Much as Research

    Episode 41: On Valuing Experience as Much as Research

    27/04/2020 Duração: 10min

    On this episode, we tackle research in psychology and child therapy, name the difficulties researchers have had in replicating studies in the field of psychology, and attempt to ground our work with children in the lived experience of healing that happens in child therapy.As always, I can be reached at [email protected] Check out barnettchildtherapy.com for more audio, video, and to learn about the Child-Centered Children's Book series.

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