Anne-Marie Tipper

Anne-Marie Tipper is founder of Play Kenya therapeutic support for traumatized and abandoned children in Kenya (www.playkenya.com). She is a Play and Filial Therapist with a specialism in working with adopted and fostered children. She has worked with children, young people and families in the UK and in Africa, helping them to make sense of the traumas of their lives, through play, and her passion is engaging the children the world has forgotten. Much of her work in Kenya is with sexually abused girls, children in juvenile prisons and women and babies behind bars, where she trains local staff to use their "Attachment Play Programme".

Workshop

Attachment Play Programme: Speaking the language of children - Using non-directive play to build healthy relationships with hard to reach young people

This interactive workshop helps make sense of the trauma young people have experienced and how this has contributed to the ways they need to live their lives. This journey of discovery will draw on the experiences of Play Kenya, when working with street children, abandoned and traumatized children in orphanages and institutions in Kenya, using a Playful Accepting Curious and Empathic (PACE) approach to engaging the hard to reach.

 

 

 

 

Fundación Junto con los Niños de Puebla A.C.

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