Brave PlayBrave Play offers continuing education for mental health professionals that is interactive and experiential. You’ll come away with more knowledge, new skills to enhance your practice, renewed energy, and meaningful connections. In today’s fast-paced world and complex mental health systems, many practitioners feel overwhelmed and experience burnout and other health problems. Our professional trainings are designed to offer you a safe space with unique opportunities to nourish your personal and professional selves.

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  • Ethics in Counseling Part 2: Live Webinar This live webinar will require a test at the completion of workshop. You must score 80% or more to receive CEUS. Cameras are required to be on the entire time, per NBCC rules. If you do not have camera on you will receive non-contact hours. Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPC-S, RPT-S Location: LIVE WEBINAR Date: Saturday,… Read More
  • Ethics in Counseling Part 1: Live Webinar Today, licensed professional counselors face complex ethical issues. Counselors are charged with being knowledgeable of these ethical and legal issues to ensure ethical practice. Working knowledge of the ACA and NBCC Code of Ethics, along with state ethics and laws is required of all licensed professional counselors. This live webinar will require a test at… Read More
  • 4th Annual Brave Play Retreat – Intimacy and Vulnerability ***This event is full. We hope to see you in June 2022 for the 5th Annual Brave Play Retreat! Check back soon for information regarding next year.*** An experiential retreat for personal and professional growth in a post pandemic world. Date: June 4th-6th, 2021 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada   Read More
  • Neurocounseling: The Basics This is a total of 6 hours over two different days. There is only one registration option which is attend both days. Day one is foundational and required for day two. Day One Learning Objectives (3 Hours) Friday, March 5th, 2021 11am-2pm CST Participants will gain a clearer understanding of basic neuroanatomy (structures and functions).… Read More
  • Brave Play Kit Brave Play Kit The Brave Play kit is a tool used in therapy as a form of expressive therapy. Very similar to sand tray without the sand, the Brave Play kit was developed by Ashley Garrett as a portable and less intimidating method of processing through experiential Play Therapy. Used with children, teens, and adults, Brave Play allows… Read More
  • Winter Wellness Wheel 2021 Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPCS, RPTS, NCC Date: Saturday, January 9th, 2021 Time: 9am-4pm CST (10am-5pm EST) Platform: Zoom. Live Web-Based Workshop- Limited to 30 participants Agenda: Two 15 minute breaks and one 30 minute break for lunch 6 Contact CE Hours APT Approved Provider NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this… Read More
  • BRAVE PLAY: Cancellations & Grievances Cancellation & Grievances Policies: For complete information regarding cancellations or filing a grievance, please use the button below.  Read More
  • Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Telehealth Counseling Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Telehealth Counseling Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPC-S, RPT-S Date: Monday, May 25th, 2020 Time: 6pm-8pm CST Location: LIVE Webinar Due to COVID-19 This training will provide counselors with standards to help them practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner. It will also provide resources on the use of technology in telehealth.… Read More
  • Ethical Considerations for Counselors: Topical Issues During COVID Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Topical Issues during COVID Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPC-S, RPT-S Date: Monday, May 22th, 2020 Time: 12pm-415pm CST Location: LIVE Webinar Due to COVID-19 This training will provide counselors with standards to help them practice ethically according to the ACA Code of Ethics. Using case studies and small group experiential learning,… Read More
  • Brave Play 3rd Annual Brave Play Women’s Retreat Retreat to the Blue Ridge Mountains, - Asheville, NC November 13th-16th, 2020 3 nights and 4 days retreat! All-inclusive Mental Wellness Retreat includes 12 CEUs, room, all meals, and transportation to and from the airport. Early Bird Price until March 31st: Solo Room / $1300.00 Shared Room (share king bed) / 650.00 Limited to 10… Read More
  • Sandtray and Sandplay® knowledge Workshop Sandtray – December 2019 This is a two-day introductory workshop that teaches the basics of Sandtray and Sandplay ® knowledge. Counselors will gain insight into foundational components of sandtray/play. Counselors will increase their knowledge in order to offer clients this experiential healing opportunity of self-expression, gaining access to the unconscious, and empowerment through creative problem-solving. Beginners Level. Read More
  • Brave Play Sandtray for the Novice Mental Health Professional – December 2019 This is an introductory workshop that teaches the basics of Sandtray and Sandplay ® knowledge. Counselors will gain insight into foundational components of sandtray/play. Counselors will increase their knowledge in order to offer clients this experiential healing opportunity of self-expression, gaining access to the unconscious, and empowerment through creative problem-solving. Beginners Level. Read More
  • AutPlay Therapy AutPlay Therapy This is a two-day intensive certification training. This training focuses on teaching the AutPlay Therapy treatment approach, a play therapy and behavioral therapy approach to working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Read More
  • Brave Play Annual Retreat Read More
  • Ethical Considerations for Licensed Professional Counselors Ethical Considerations for Licensed Professional Counselors Read More
  • Ethical Conceptualization of the Christian Client Ethical Conceptualization of the Christian Client Ethical Conceptualization of the Christian Client: Implications for Culturally-Informed Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Read More
  • Playdate with Lisa Dion Playdate with Lisa Dion This 2 day workshop will take participants to new possibilities as they explore a science based process for working with children at the deepest, most profound levels while staying safe and sane Read More
  • Sexual Issues in Couples Work Sexual Issues in Couples Work This training is designed for therapists in agency and private practice settings who are interested in learning more about couples interventions and techniques specific to sexual issues, with a focus on eliminating shame around sex. Read More
  • Sandtray Weekend - November 2018 Sandtray Weekend – November 2018 This is an introductory session for basic sand tray and sand play knowledge. Counselors will gain insight on the foundation components on what sand tray/play are, as well as leave with knowledge on which to offer clients this healing opportunity. Read More
  • Counseling Services for Kids and Teens in Jacksonville, AL Playdate with Paris Taming the Trauma: Using flexibly sequential play therapy with traumatized children Read More
  • Garrett Counseling The Gatekeeper: Advancing your counselor supervision skills Workshop attendees will learn about the role and functions of clinical supervision, including different models of supervision. Through experiential learning, attendees will learn techniques they can use immediately with supervisees. Read More
  • Mastering the DSM-5 Mastering the DSM-5® to Achieve Developmental and Culturally Sensitive Clinical Case Formulation Learn appropriate use of the DSM-5® Cross-Cutting Symptom Measures, Disorder-Specific Severity Measures, Disability Measures, and the Early Development and Home Background forms to ensure client welfare and competence with multicultural issues and diversity in assessment. Read More
  • National Board For Certified Counselors National Board For Certified Counselors (NBCC) All trainings are available for NBCC credit. Garrett Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6763. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Garrett Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Read More
  • Association For Play Therapy Association For Play Therapy (APT) APT Approved Provider 15-430 Concerns & Complaint Policy: If you have any complaint or concern about access or quality of any of the trainings please contact garrett@garrettcounseling.com and your concern will be reviewed and addressed promptly. Read More

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