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Using Humor in Adlerian Play Therapy

Explore the transformative power of humor in Adlerian play therapy, discovering playful interventions to foster connection and resilience in children.


This class delves into the dynamic realm of utilizing humor within the framework of Adlerian play therapy. Participants will have the opportunity to explore and understand the transformative impact of humor as an integral component of therapeutic interventions in the context of working with children. The course aims to equip attendees with practical strategies and playful approaches that not only foster a sense of connection but also contribute to building resilience in young clients. Through engaging discussions and hands-on activities, participants will gain insights into how humor can be skillfully integrated into the therapeutic process, enhancing the effectiveness of Adlerian play therapy techniques.

3 Live Webinar CE hours (Non-Contact) (Includes 1 hour on Play therapy Seminal or Historically Significant Theories, 1 hour on Play therapy Skills and Methods, and 1 hour on Play therapy Special Topics) This workshop meets APT's definition of "Live Webinar."

APT Approved Provider 99-055

League of Extraordinary Adlerian Play Therapists (LEAPT) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7402. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. League of Extraordinary Adlerian Play Therapists (LEAPT) is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


    1. Explain theoretical foundations and principles underlying the incorporation of humor within the context of Adlerian Play therapy.
    2. Describe at least three (3) benefits and risks of humor, particularly in the context of play therapy.
    3. Explain the four (4) types of humor and explore how they can be applied in the context of play therapy.[TK1] 
    4. Describe and demonstrate techniques for skillfully integrating humor into therapeutic interactions with young clients, promoting emotional connection and rapport.
    5. Demonstrate how to effectively use humor in the framework of Adlerian play therapy to enhance therapeutic outcomes.



9:00 AM Start

11:00 AM  Break (15 Minutes)

12:15 PM End

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