Therapeutic Game Master Trainees are Loving the Game to Grow Method!

We just finished another level one Therapeutic Game Master Training for Mental Health Professionals last week, and the feedback has come in. Trainees are loving it! Below is just some of the feedback we’ve received, and this is only from the training last Friday! If you’re interested in learning how to bring this powerful intervention—the therapeutic […]

Role-Playing Games Can Give Your Mind a Mental Health Boost

In a recent article in National Geographic, author Liz Krieger shares some new revelations about how people are using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons during the pandemic to maintain social connection. Game to Grow’s therapeutic social skills groups using tabletop role-playing games have seen an incredible increase in demand over the last year. […]

Game to Grow on Detentions and Dragons Podcast

Executive Director Adam Davis and Director of Education and Training Elizabeth Kilmer had the pleasure of being on the Detentions and Dragons podcast, discussing our therapeutic Dungeons and Dragons social skills groups with hosts Matt and Josh. We told stories from our therapeutic social skills groups, discussed the benefits of intentional gaming in educational settings, […]

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Listen to Dr. Elizabeth Kilmer on the Healthy Geek Academy Podcast!

Game to Grow’s  Director of Education and Training Dr. Elizabeth Kilmer was a guest on the Healthy Geek Academy podcast! She spoke with host Robyn about tips to find a good therapist, the importance of therapists understanding and respecting geek culture, and Game to Grow’s work using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons in […]

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[Webinar] Therapeutic Game Master Q+A May 27, 2021

We’re back with another in-depth Q+A for therapeutic Game Masters, with some of the creators of the Game to Grow Model of Therapeutically Applied Role-Playing Games! In this Q+A you will have the opportunity to ask seasoned therapeutic GMs Adam Johns, LMFT and Elizabeth Kilmer, PhD questions about running TA-TPGs and receive in-depth answers. You […]

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[Webinar] Therapeutic Game Master Q+A April 13th, 2021

We’re back with another in-depth Q+A for therapeutic Game Masters, with some of the creators of the Game to Grow Model of Therapeutically Applied Role-Playing Games! In this Q+A you will have the opportunity to ask seasoned therapeutic GMs Adam Davis, MA Ed, and Jared Kilmer, PhD questions about running TA-TPGs and receive in-depth answers. […]

Listen to founder Adam Davis on Inverse Genius Podcast (Round 2!)

I had the opportunity to join Kathleen Mercury again on her podcast Inverse Genius: Games in Schools and Libraries to talk about Game to Grow’s work using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons in therapeutic social skills groups, and also announce the fantastic expansion of our training program! Listen on the podcast website, itunes, […]

Monstrously Helpful: The Displacer Beast

Welcome to Monstrously Helpful, a take on using  the most dastardly villains and dreadful monsters to create positive experiences for everyone involved. The Fiendishly Fierce Fey Feline The displacer beast is a malicious and intelligent hunter that comes from the mystical land of the Feywild. This six-legged and be-tentacled black panther-like creature is the size […]