Jennifer Taylor on How to Host an Online Summit with Play Therapists | PoP 238

Play therapy summit with Jennifer Taylor

In this episode, Joe Sanok speaks with Jennifer Taylor on how to host an online summit with play therapists.

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Meet Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT is an experienced child and family therapist and public speaker who specializes in trauma, ADHD, and conduct problems. Discover more about her diverse clinical background and family. Reach out to Jennifer with questions or comments by emailing at




Jennifer Taylor’s Story

Launched private practice after six weeks of her twin babies being born. She did this in order to have more control of her schedule.

Within the first year, Jennifer excelled at focusing on what she does and and her ideal client. Her niche is play therapy. What she didn’t do well was understanding all the other components that are included in running a business, like a website, logistics, etc.

In This Podcast


Jennifer Taylor opens up about her story of starting and growing her private practice, which specializes in play therapy. She also goes into detail on one of her recent ideas, hosting an online summit with play therapists. Jennifer speaks around her challenges and successes in running a play therapy private practice, as well as what the niche of play therapy involves.

Core Components of Play Therapy

“Play therapy is a developmentally-based system of working with children; meeting children where they are at.”

Play therapy allows the child to take control of the therapy process.

Techniques of Play Therapy

  • Non-directive
  • How to be present with kids and follow their lead
  • Listen to what they are telling you through their play
  • Activities
  • Metaphor

“Children’s language is play.”

How To Grow a Private Practice

  • Community outreach
  • Get help from someone that is better than you

“The are so many risks in running a business and investing in yourself seems like the smallest risk. But it is challenging, yet definitely worth it!”

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Meet Joe Sanok

Joe Sanok helps counselors to create thriving practices that are the envy of other counselors. He has helped counselors to grow their businesses by 50-500% and is proud of all the private practice owners that are growing their income, influence, and impact on the world. Click here to explore consulting with Joe.




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