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1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disability impacting communication and social behaviors. Receive a certification in AutPlay Therapy during our two day local event! 14 CE hours are offered for LP, LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LPA, and APT.
What is AutPlay?
A therapy created by Dr. Robert Jason Grant that incorporates play and behavioral therapy for families with kids who are on the spectrum, have ADHD, regulation issues, and other developmental disorders. This type of therapy is co-led by both the therapist and caregiver. AutPlay uses multiple evidence based strategies for ASD individuals.
Meet the presenter: Dr. Patricia Gilbaugh is the Executive Director of Grace C Mae Advocate Center in Iowa. She has a certificate in play therapy from Mid America Nazarene University, she is a Certified Autism Specialist, and a Certified AutPlay Therapy Provider. Dr. Gilbaugh is a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and presents regularly around the country on topics related to play therapy, sensory processing challenges, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
When: Friday, November 30th & Saturday, December 1st 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Sterling Plaza (5th floor conference room)
5949 Sherry Lane
Dallas, TX 75225
Cost: $475 (plus processing fees), $400 for Therapy Hive Members (plus processing fees), (certification, CEs, lunch, and refreshments)
Blair Kenney, Psy.D. is a Texas licensed psychologist who enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults using an integrative approach that can be tailored to fit an individual’s needs and environment. She works to apply evidence-based treatment methods within a supportive environment that draws upon an individual’s natural strengths.
Dr. Kenney enjoys working with individuals of all ages with issues related to relationship difficulties, parenting skills, anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, oppositional behavior, learning disabilities and ADHD, and life transition concerns. She has training in evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), parent management training, and exposure and response prevention (ERP). In addition to providing individual and family therapy, Dr. Kenney facilitates a DBT skills group for adults. She also conducts psychological testing for career/vocational indecision, attention and learning differences, and emotional concerns. Dr. Kenney is the primary assessment supervisor at Great Life Counseling Center.
Dr. Kenney received her doctoral degree from the APA-accredited and NASP-approved School-Clinical Child Program at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, where she worked with children and adolescents across a variety of clinical settings. She currently serves as the secretary of the Collin County Psychological Assocation and is a member of the Dallas Psychological Association. Dr. Kenney works at Great Life Counseling Center, a group private practice in Addison, TX.
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