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Dottie Higgins-Klein
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Last updated: 10/4/2016
Dottie Higgins-Klein
Professional -- Branch: Pennsylvania
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19119  United States
215 844-4321 (Phone)
215 844-8877 (Fax)
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  Marriage & Family Therapy
  Private Practice
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Additional Information
  Face to Face & Distance
Mindfulness-Based Play-Family Therapy: Theory and Practice (Norton, 2013)
Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide, Editor Ran D. Danbar,
Chapter - Play-Family Therapy: A Biobehavioral Team Approach to Chronic Medical Symptoms,
(Springer Publications, 2014)
Play Therapy Magazine, 2014, Article Lying and Stealing, Whose Problem is It?
Master of Family Therapy, Hahnemann University, (now Drexel) 1983
Child Development Specialist Training, Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, 1979-1981
Transpersonal Psychology Education: Training in mindfulness meditation, somatic therapies, and transpersonal psychology, 1981-present

35 Years Experience as a Play and Family Therapist

Past experience included working with new parents; drug and alcohol addiction; and clients and families with mental illness.
Social/Volunteer Organizations
Teacher: lst grade, 4th grade, 6th grade (five years prior to family and play therapy training).
Past experience includes hospice volunteer, teaching in a boys high school in Zaire / the Congo.
Studying with a healer for a few months in Bali, Indonesia
Assistant Director of a Multi-racial Summer Camp for children for 5 years
Parents' Place - Co-founder & Co-director for parents to socialize &receive education re:infants and children.
Hobby since 1986 - Transpersonal Psychology / Mindfulness Meditation / Energy Medicine

More Information
Since 2010 we have had a state-of-the-art LIVE ON LINE CLASSROOM (iLOC) around the Globe. (21 years onsite in Philadelphia area). Our goal is to offer excellent training in play therapy and family therapy anywhere in the world. Most courses offer play therapy specific hours with the Association for Play Therapy and we offer Family Systems training that is very helpful for the play therapist.
With the disturbances in the world today, we have a special appreciation for the international community that occurs in the online classroom when people from various countries and cultures participate - joining us EG. LIVE from Australia, Russia, Turkey, India, Jordan, Ireland, England, Trinidad, and Mexico etc. Multicultural blending enriches everyone's experience and cost is rated to match each country's economy with generous discounts. We have a special intention to reach out in the USA as well to those who live in isolated areas and are challenged to get the 150 hours to become a Registered Play Therapist. Our trainings can supplement your efforts. We offer various discounts for those in USA too.