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Understanding Child's Psychology Talk & Workshop

Date & Time : 04 Nov 2017 09:00 AM - 04 Nov 2017 05:00 PM

LIS Parenting Talk 1

“Engaging Children with Expressive Drawing - Understand Your Child’s Development”  By Dr Azizah Abdullah (KB, PA)

Time : 9am – 10.30am
Venue : LIS Auditorium
Free Admission

“Understanding Child’s Psychology Workshop” by Dr Azizah Abdullah (KB, PA)
Time : 2pm – 4pm
Venue : LIS Classroom
Registration fee RM10/person, limited to 30 participants only. 
RSVP via 014-9292820/087-5947300 by 31 October 2017.


Objectives of the Talk and Workshop

1. To understand Child Psychology in 21st Century Child Development. 
2. To engage more therapeutically with a child. 
3. To explore a child’s inner self, the unknown of a child’s world. 
4. To discover a child’s development physically, cognitively and emotionally. 
5. To identify a child’s learning style. 

About the Speaker

Dr Azizah Abdullah is a senior lecturer at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). She obtained a PhD from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom in the area of Creative-Expressive Arts and Play Therapy for children and young people, while her first degree was Guidance and Counselling and her Masters Degree was in Counselling and Psychology. She has worked in therapeutic practices and processes for more than 20 years. 

She is actively engaged and involved with a variety of International Associations and key Scholars in Counselling, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Arts/Expressive Arts Therapy, Play Therapy and other related Health Care and Helping Professions. 

She is also an Executive Co-Chair of the Asean Creative Arts Therapy Association (ACATA). 

About Expressive Arts Therapy for Children & Youth


Expressive Arts Therapy has helped kids with Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Behaviour disorder, Depression, Migraine headaches and Rage. 

Expressive Arts Therapy uses art and creativity to help children connect to their problems, give voice to their emotions, and learn techniques to heal. It uses a variety of techniques including art, drama, movement, music, poetry, puppetry, and sand play. Through the experience of Expressive Arts Therapy, the child’s individuality and self-esteem are supported and enhanced.




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