• Ever wonder how to manage your child’s behaviour in a non-threatening manner?
  • How to improve your child’s self-efficacy and self-confidence via the day-to-day activities?
  • Finally, how to allow freedom and provide autonomy to your child to make developmentally appropriate decisions?

In this workshop, the speaker will highlight different techniques adapted from play therapy in relating to your child, as well as to strengthen the relationship between you and your child.

Target audience: parents, teachers of children / teenagers, individuals who work with children / teenagers


Ong Wywa is a student researcher at the University of Nottingham Malaysia campus. Her area of research includes examining play-based interventions in learning English as second / foreign language among young children. She obtained a MA (Special Educational Needs) from the University of Nottingham UK. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from the University of Western Sydney, and a BA in Advanced Chinese studies and Psychology, from The University of New South Wales, Australia. Wywa has taught modules related to general and educational psychology, and special educational needs, at the tertiary and undergraduate levels in Malaysia. Her experience as a teaching assistant, at a state school in Nottingham UK has developed her strong belief on the importance of psychological wellbeing in academic success among young children, and hence inspired her to obtain more than 100 hours of training in play therapy.