Continuing Education for Professionals

We help dedicated Therapists & Educators get their spark back and make bigger impacts on the lives of their clients and students. 

Because we believe every committed therapist and early-child care educator deserves top-notch and accessible training opportunities, we offer Continuing Education Courses that are rewarding and practical to use. When professionals join one of our Continuing Education Courses, they enhance their practice and influence the lives of their clients in more effective ways. 

Our team of expert leaders guides you through courses that are intentionally crafted around our areas of expertise. As Licensed Mental Health Providers and Positive Discipline Classroom Educators, our training leaders offer courses for those in the mental health and education professions.

Mental Health Areas of Expertise:

  • Art Therapy 
  • Play Therapy 
  • Suicide Awareness and Prevention
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Chronic Stress & Secondary Traumatic Stress Prevention
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Neurodiversity, ADHD, and Managing Attention Differences
  • Behavioral Challenges in Children
  • Emotional and Mental Health in Children (Anxiety, Mood, Trauma, Attachment)
  • Including parents and families in the work of child counseling

Educational Areas of Expertise:

  • Suicide Prevention in the School Setting
  • Building Resilience in Preschool Students
  • Addressing Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom
  • Trauma in Early Childhood
  • Engaging Parents and Teachers in Playful Caregiving
  • Regulation and Communication
  • Helping Neurodiverse Students in the School Setting
  • Managing Chaos in the Classroom

The training leaders at Creative Family Counseling have successfully provided Continuing Education courses for the following organizations:

  • Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling
  • Kentucky Association for Healthcare Quality
  • Summit on Healthcare Disparities
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing
  • Adath Jeshurun Preschool (x2)
  • Oldham County Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, and School Counselors (x4)

Creative Family Counseling’s training leaders offer Continuing Education in two ways: 

  1. Creative Family Counseling now offers in-person courses in Louisville, KY! See below for our next event.
  2. Organizations in need of Continuing Education hours and workshops can reach out to us directly to schedule for our expert team members to provide your course.

We are honored to embark on a journey of continuous learning and professional excellence together. Please review our training opportunities below and reach out to Info@creativefamilycounseling.org with additional questions.


Expressive Play Therapy
Date and Time TBD

Join Creative Family Counseling for an exciting continuing education event of Expressive Play Therapy! This in-person gathering will be held at and co-sponsored by the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Schlegel Hall. Discover the power of expressive therapies as a therapeutic tool to promote emotional healing and growth, which is applied in a systemic framework for clients of all ages. For masters level therapists who are interested in understanding the benefits of play and art in counseling, this event is for you!

Erica Adams, LPCC-S, ATR-BC will cover the Expressive Therapies Continuum, kinesthetic levels, practical and ethical applications, as well as use of various other media in the therapy room.

Engage in this interactive and experiential workshop, gain practical insights, and connect with like-minded individuals passionate about the transformative power of expressive play therapy. Individual sand trays will be provided as a souvenir to attendees; participants are welcome to bring their favorite miniatures to join in the fun of the workshop. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the world of Expressive Play Therapy!

CE Credit pending for APT and the KY Boards of Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, and Counseling.

Click here to access the Continuing Education course return policy.

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Therapists who work at Creative Family Counseling, LLC are committed to providing culturally competent and affirming care. This includes ongoing conversations on issues of power, privilege, and oppression, as well as dedicated focus and education on these issues, with the goal of supporting anti-racism, anti-discrimination, & anti-hate to foster growth, love, change, and social justice for all.