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APT Approved Provider 17-514

Want to stand out in your profession? Receive training in play therapy!

Dawson Counseling and Play Therapy, LLC was established in August 2017 as a small business to begin providing quality training and supervision to counseling professionals.

About Lisa Morrell Dawson

Lisa Morrell Dawson, MA, MS, LPC, is a Registered Play Therapist—Supervisor. She received her training and education from KC Play Therapy in Kansas City, KS while completing her MA in Counseling at MidAmerica Nazarene University. Lisa is also an LPC Supervisor in Oklahoma and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Additional certifications include EMDR, Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP), TF-CBT, Autplay® Level II, Postpartum Mental Health Certification (PMH-C), and Infant Mental Health endorsement (IMH-E®) by the Infant Mental Health Association.  

Prior to becoming an LPC, Lisa was an early childhood educator in private and university settings. Lisa has been educating and supervising adults since 1992.

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Tr​aining Opportunities

Dawson Counseling and Play Therapy, LLC, is expanding with training opportunities! Lisa is available to travel to do a customized training for you!

In addition to play therapy, Lisa specializes in topics regarding the  LGBTQ+ community, neurodiversity, trauma, attachment, sandtray, sensory issues,  ethics, and working with children and/or families. Presentations are customized to meet your group's needs.


In the past few years, Dawson Counseling and Play Therapy has provided training at Childhelp in Phoenix, AZ, for Oklahoma APT, and Muscogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma.

As an early childhood educator, Lisa traveled and provided training in state, regional, and national conferences in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, and Iowa.

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Here, There, and Everywhere!

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