About Starbright Training Institute

Starbright Training Institute runs relevant, practical and integrated training programs related to play therapy and childhood trauma.

Explore our Programs

What We Do

We provide experiential training programs to help therapists and interns alike better serve children and families in need. We're located in Northern Virginia and we train therapists in trauma recovery and education for children.

Dr. Eliana Gil is part of a training team that provides relevant, practical, and integrated trainings on a variety of topics related to play therapy and childhood trauma. Invited Faculty will provide specialized trainings on a variety of topics.


Special features of Starbright programs include:

  • Limited group size
  • Experiential participation
  • Clinical case presentations
  • Clinical skill building

For details and additional information regarding transportation, lodging, continuing education credits, cancellation policy and work scholarships click on Additional Registration Information tab.

Example of Daily Schedule: Six full hours per day

8:45 9:00 Arrival and coffee
9:00 10:30 Program
10:30 10:45 Break
10:45 12:00 Program
12:00 1:00 (On your own; brown bag encouraged)
1:00 2:30 Program
2:30 2:45 Break
2:45 5:00 Program