DAFNA LENDER, LCSW

Dafna Lender, LCSW, is an international trainer and supervisor for practitioners who work with children and families.  She is a certified trainer and supervisor/consultant in both Theraplay and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP).  Dafna's expertise is drawn from 25 years of working with families with attachment in many settings: at-risk after school programs, therapeutic foster care, in-home crisis stabilization, residential care and private practice.  Dafna's style, whether as a therapist or teacher, is combining the light-hearted with the profound by bringing a playful, intense and passionate presence to every encounter.  Dafna is the co-author of Theraplay: The Practitioner's Guide (2020).  She teaches and supervises clinicians in 15 countries in 3 languages: English, Hebrew and French.





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: Dafna Lender has an employment relationship with The Theraplay Institute. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dafna Lender has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.