Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S
TAMMI VAN HOLLANDER, LCSW, RPT-S, is a licensed clinical social worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and has spent over 20 years working with children, families and individuals. She holds a Master of Social Work from The University of Pennsylvania and has had extensive training and supervision from The Family and Play Therapy Center in Philadelphia. She is a certified Trainer for the Nurtured Heart Approach®, a certified FirstPlay® practitioner. She is a founding board member of The World Association for Sand Therapy Professionals. Tammi has presented lectures to professionals throughout the world both independently and with Cross Country Education & PESI. Tammi is thrilled to continue her journey to expand Main Line Play Therapy and provide a variety of services through Main Line Therapy, LLC.
Podcasts: Click below to listen to my podcasts from Parenting in the Rain
Publications & Press
2011: Tammi’s creative interventions have been published in Liana Lowenstein’s book Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families VOLUME 3: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques
March 29, 2013: Winner of "Life doesn't frighten me at all contest." The contest was to suggest a new play technique to empower and encourage children following school-based violence/bullying. I presented my "Sands of Forgiveness/ Stones of Resilience and Courage" technique at Johns Hopkins Univiverdity School of Education: Summer Conference 2013
Recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in therapy
“We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
George Bernard Shaw
"Focusing on the specific ingredients that activate clinical change, this book is enhanced by current research, more ample scope, and an array of contributions in contemporary and relevant topic areas. It is full of inspiration, direction, and grounding. This is a stunning contribution to the field of child therapy."
—Eliana Gil, PhD, Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education