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Playing Together: Creativity in Supervision


1.5 CE Hours

“Playing Together: Creativity in Supervision”

Kim Coggins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


Online (pre-recorded webinar)

Presentation Date/Time


Supervision is an integral component of counselor development that focuses on the development of supervisee skills and safeguards clients and the profession. By incorporating expressive arts and creativity into the supervision process, supervisors can facilitate the development of supervisee self-awareness and support professional growth. In this training, we will discuss the rationale for including expressive arts and creativity in supervision along with the advantages of using these types of interventions with supervisees. Additionally, participants will explore ways to effectively facilitate expressive arts in individual, triadic, or group supervision settings and will learn specific activities that can be utilized in with supervisees.

Workshop Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe a rationale for including expressive arts and creativity in supervision.
  2. Participants will be able to utilize a rationale for selecting creative activities to use in supervision.
  3. Participants will be able to identify 3 creative activities and how they may be used in a supervision session


About the Speaker

Kim Coggins, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Speaker Bio

Kim Coggins earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from University of Wyoming and is employed as an associate professor in the Masters in Counseling program at Austin Peay State University. She specializes in play therapy and expressive arts interventions in her counseling, supervision, teaching and research. Prior to teaching in higher education, Kim earned a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling and has spent the past 9 years working with children, adolescents, and caregivers in school based settings and private practice.

Presenter Contact

If you any questions, please contact Kim Coggins.

TLPCA Contact

If you any questions, please contact Robin Lee.