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The biggest headache for parents is that their children lose their temper, are uncooperative, not active, and even withdraw due to anxiety. Many parents want to learn positive parenting together, after work.

Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) (formerly known as Filial Therapy)

Goal: Let parents become the best therapists for their children, master and practice the skills of playing therapy units with their children at home, and strengthen discipline.

Participants: Suitable for parents of children aged 2-12 who want to improve the parent-child relationship (especially suitable for improving children’s emotions, Behavior and social problems, improve self-esteem and confidence)
Format: interactive games, role-playing, watching game therapists' play sessions, and live demonstrations. Each class has simple home work to help parents apply the concept of parent-child relationship therapy.

Fees: $2900 per person /8 class
*Parents who attend 80% or more will receive a certificate of "Parent-Child Relationship Therapy"

Parents' Group: Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, CPRT (former name Filial Therapy)


CPRT helps parents and children to form closer relationships, in turns promotes intergenerational change and a healthier society.

CPRT: EIGHT sessions of Child-Parent-Relationship Therapy (Landreth & Bratton, 2006)

CPRT Training Session 1

    Training Objectives and Reflective Responding.

    Basic Principles for Play Sessions.

CPRT Training Session 2

    Parent-Child Play Session Skills and Procedures.


CPRT Training Session 3

    Supervision Format and Limit Setting. Demonstration. Role playing, videotape is shown. The major focus of this session is preparing parents for their first 30-minute play session at home. The homework assignment Is to help the child make a "Play session-Do not Disturb" sign to hang on the door and to have the first of their weekly play session.

CPRT Training Session 4

    Play Session Skills Review. 

Reports are given by each parent on the first play session with their child, noting areas of difficulty. The therapist gives suggestions about how to respond in view of parents' feedbacks. Besides, a videotape or live demonstration of a parent play session is viewed, with feedbacks given from the others in the group.


CPRT Training Session 5

    Supervision and Choice Giving.


CPRT Training Session 6

    Supervision and Self-Esteem-Building Responses


CPRT Training Session 7

    Supervision and Encouragement vs. Praise


CPRT Training Session 8

    Supervision and Generalizing Skills, Evaluation and Summing Up

(Refer to Child Parent Relationship Therapy, Landreth & Bratton, 2006)


Date and time: Every Thursday in 2021, 7:00-9:00 pm (8 lessons, 2 hours per lesson)*
Quota: 5-10 people

Registration Inquirty: 97570127 Whatsapp
Format: ZOOM​

Play Therapist: Ms Stella Choy (play therapist and counselor, counseling supervisor, lecturer at the University of Hong Kong)

Fees: $2900 per person /8 sessions Payment confirmed: Hang Seng Bank 363 52 13 78 883 STPlay Counselling Centre

*Parents who attend 80% or more will receive a certificate of "Parent-Child Relationship Therapy"

Comments from group participants:
"my girl has a better relationship with me." The parent
"Resolved my doubts. I used to learn to praise my son but couldn't improve my son's self-confidence. It turned out that encouragement is more beneficial." Preschool parents
“reflective responses can help her daughter’s emotions. Sometimes she doesn’t know what she’s doing, but it helps her understand her emotions.” Parents with one son and one daughter
"My daughter's emotional outbursts have decreased a lot, and my EQ has improved." preschool parent, has one son and one daughter
"I can effectively manage my son's emotions, and my grandparents are more supportive of me." preschool parent

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