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Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist- Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families since 1988. She is known as a dynamic speaker and presents trainings across North America and abroad. She provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners, runs a play-therapy internship program, and consults to several mental health agencies. She served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy for nine years and is the former Education Chair of the Canadian Play Therapy Certificate Program. She is the author of Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth; Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children; Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety and other acclaimed books on child and family therapy. She is winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada.

Author of Creative Interventions For Troubled Children & Youth

 

Testimonials

“On point! Practical techniques for helping our kids overcome trauma.”
– Winnipeg, MB | November 10, 2017

 

“The speaker was wonderful and the material was excellent. I learnt so much. It will be very helpful for work. Thank you!”
– Winnipeg, MB | November 10, 2017

 

“Very informative, tons of practical, useful, tried and true techniques for engaging clients. The techniques could easily be modified for using diverse settings.”
– Winnipeg, MB | November 9, 2017

 

“Thanks so much for s good days, lots of variety in the presentation. I use your books and interventions as a guidance teacher in a middle school. The interventions are “spot on” and so practical and fun for students.”
– Winnipeg, MB | November 9, 2017

 

“Thank you for sharing you work with u and providing us with so many real work examples and videos. I really enjoyed this 2 day conference.”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 7, 2017

 

“Good introductory course more evidence base would have been better. Perhaps research review.”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 7, 2017

 

“Liana is extremely knowledgeable. There were some many amazing strategies presented over the last two days.”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 7, 2017

 

“Great use of visual materials. I appreciate that when there were activities that we were asked to participate in they were not ones that induced vulnerability (especially group activities w/ partners). Was very engaging and learning many new skills and tools. Thank You!”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 6, 2017

 

“Excellent workshop, incredible creativity, practical examples, and demonstrating with videos was helpful!”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 6, 2017

 

“I loved all of the practical strategies given. I enjoyed stories that further explained material. Liana was extremely knowledgeable and engaging. Very good at answering audience questions. I can’t wait for tomorrows session!”
– Saskatoon, SK | November 6, 2017

 

“Nice balance of past experience, video segments modelling her therapeutic stance, like the experiential of all the activities + try them out. Nice participant engagement.”
– Paula Pappajohn | Vancouver, BC | October 27, 2017

 

“Thank you for a second amazing day of training. I would say this has been the best training I have received on helping kids with trauma I wish I had a week with you Liana.”
– Vancouver, BC | October 27, 2017

 

“Great workshop. Great tools shared + focus on process is most important part was a fabulous reminder. Feel reenergized to continue to do this work + be more creative in my practice.”
– Vancouver, BC | October 26, 2017

 

“Loved the experiential exercises and how Liana was herself in the training… brave, authentic, warm. Very inspirational.”
– Vancouver, BC | October 26, 2017