Play Therapy Training in Chillicothe


Chillicothe, Ohio

For more information, contact:

Dawn Whiteside, (740) 442-3589


Cheryl Catron, (740) 618-0655

3rd Annual Summer Play Therapy Bootcamp

June 9-12, 2019


Registration for the 2019 Bootcamp is now available!


Nightly campfires and s’mores, all meals and snacks provided, with an opportunity to earn more than 20 CEs. We hope that you will be able to join us at the relaxing Burr Oak State Park Resort nestled in the hills of southeastern Ohio.

Lodging: $99/night (Call 740-767-2112 to reserve your room & mention The Counseling Source to receive these special rates)


$489 Cost Includes:


  • Meals & snacks each day of training
  • Over 20 CEs
  • Campfire experience
  • Optional outdoor activities
  • Additional costs:
    • T-shirts $25
    • Lodging $99 per night per room or cabin


(bios to be updated in January)


Sophia Ansari, LPCC

Brian Bethel, PhD, LPCC-S, LCDC III, RPT-S

Cherie Catron, MEd, LPCC-S

Hilda Glazer, PhD, LPCC-S, RPT-S

Julie Oates, MEd, LPCC-S, RPT-S

Christina M. Scott, MEd, LPCC, NCC

Dawn Whiteside, MEd, LICDC, LPC, RPT

Tentative Schedule:


2:00 PM – 5:15 PM              Check in & Explore

5:15 PM – 7:15 PM               Workshop: VIA Character Strengths in Play Therapy

7:20 PM -                                Free time/Campfire



8:00 AM – 8:45 AM                 Check in & Breakfast

8:50 AM – 12: 00 PM               Morning Session: Julie Oates

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                 Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:10 PM                   Afternoon Session: Julie Oates

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM                  Session 1-Adventures in Play Therapy: Cherie Catron & Dawn Whiteside

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM                 Dinner



7:00 AM – 8:00 AM                 Morning Yoga

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM                 Session 2-Adventures in Play Therapy: Cherie Catron & Dawn Whiteside

8:50 AM – 12:00 PM                Morning Session: Hilda Glazer

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                 Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:10 PM                   Afternoon Session: Hilda Glazer

4:30 PM – 5:45 PM                   Session 3-Adventure in Play Therapy: Cherie Catron & Dawn Whiteside



7:00 AM – 8:00 AM                 Morning Yoga

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM                 Breakfast

8:50 AM – 12:00 PM                Morning Session: Brian Bethel

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM                 Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:40 PM                  Afternoon Session: Brian Bethel

About the Location:


Burr Oak State Park Lodge ( offers 40 miles of hiking trails, including a generous portion of the famous Buckeye Trail, as well as, hunting fishing, boating, court sports, and swimming.

Suggested Packing List:


RECOMMENDED                                                   OPTIONAL

Toiletries                                                                   Hiking shoes (if participating in adventure class)

Sunscreen                                                                  Camp chair

Bug spray                                                                   Yoga mat (if participating in yoga)

Flashlights                                                                 Ear plugs

Comfortable clothing w/layers

CE Information:


  • This program has been approved for up to 21 CEUs for Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapist (#RCST011401) by the Ohio CSWMFT Board--Psychologists by the Ohio Psychological Association (Provider #311391240).
  • This activity qualifies for up to 1,500 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state, and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outlines and certificates of completion, and contact your board or organization for specific requirements.
  • The Midwest Play Therapy Institute (MPTI) is a continuing education branch of The Counseling Source. The Counseling Source is an Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 15-422.
  • Please note that the Association for Play Therapy (APT) alone holds the right to accept or deny any continuing education training at its discretion. Any CE’s approved by APT are available to graduate level mental health students & licensed mental health practitioners only

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