2019 Inaugural Black Play Therapy Symposium 

 Breakout Session Highlights

Colorism and Its Impact on Children and Teens: Implications for Parents and Therapists 

Presented by: Lisa R. Savage, LCSW

Center for Child Development, Newark, DE

Breakout Session Highlights

The Black Male Child: Play-Based Interventions for Post-Traumatic Growth

Presented by: Lisa Larrabee, LCSW, LICSW, RPT-S Dr. Keyona Hall, LCPC Leeshe Grimes, NCC, LGPC  

Maryland Family Resources Inc, Landover, MD

Breakout Session Highlights

No More Play: A Healthy Approach to Emotional and Physical Intimacy in Relationships

Presented by: Paul Bashea Williams, LCSW-C, LICSW

Hearts In Mind Counseling, Germantown, MD

Breakout Session Highlights

Neurobiology of Trauma and the Healing Power of Play

Presented by: Emma Short, LPC

Meherrin River Counseling Services, South Hill, VA

Breakout Session Highlights

Unhealthy Patterns in Mother-Daughter Relationships

Presented by: Dr. Tiffany Stoner, LCPC, Renetta Weaver, LCSW-C and Renee Smith, LPC

Breakout Session Highlights

Fathers, Where Are You? The Importance of the Father's Presence in the Family

Presented by: Paul Bashea Williams, LCSW-C, LICSW and Aaron Muller, LMSW

Lunch & Learn Keynote Highlights

The Weight that I Carry: Helping Survivors Unpack and Heal

Presented by: Dr. Ajita Robinson, NCC, LCPC-S 

The Experts' Therapist

Dr. Ajita M. Robinson, Bethesda, MD

 Keynote Highlights

Healing the Black Child and Family

Presented by: Althea Simpson, LCSW, RPT-S


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