Play Therapy Training California

play therapy training california

Where can I find play therapy training California? If you are looking for play therapy training California, then we hope you will consider the training programs and workshops at The Academy for Play Therapy Training. We are located in the San Francisco Bay area and provide play therapy training for…

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Play Therapy California

play therapy california

Are you a mental health professional who wants to learn more about play therapy in California? Mary Ruth Cross and the Academy for Play Therapy Training, we offer programs, workshops, and retreats to help mental health professionals reach their goals of becoming or continuing their path towards play therapy credential….

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Play Therapy Activities

play therapy activities

What is play therapy? Play therapy is a type of therapy that involves playing and utilizes many different play therapy activities. The Association for Play Therapy (APT) defines play therapy as:   “the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained play therapists use the…

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How to Become a Play Therapist

how to become a certified play therapist

How to Become a Play Therapist If you have a desire to work with wounded children, teens, adults, couples and families and are considering expanding your counseling practice to include play therapy, you may be wondering how to become a play therapist. Mary Ruth Cross at The Academy for Play…

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Child Play Therapy Techniques

Child Play Therapy Techniques As a mental health professional you may have heard about play therapy or be curious about child play therapy techniques and how you can incorporate them into your therapy practice. At The Academy for Play Therapy Training we love to play and our trainings give you…

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Child Centered Play Therapy

child centered play therapy

What is Child Centered Play Therapy? Child centered play therapy (CCPT) is a form of non-directive, or person-centered, therapy that helps children communicate their inner world through the use of toys and play. It is a treatment modality that is based on the idea that play is the language of…

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Therapeutic Play

therapeutic play

What is therapeutic play? Therapeutic play provides a safe space for children to explore and heal. This type of therapy is used to gain a complete view of anything that might contribute to a individual’s challenges and ensure everyone is seen as clearly as possible. Therapeutic play is a popular…

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Play Therapy Techniques

play therapy techniques

There are many play therapy techniques that can be helpful when exploring how to best incorporate play therapy into a therapy session. Play therapy, and these play therapy techniques, help create a safe space for children, adolescents, and adults to play and heal.   At the Academy for Play Therapy…

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Play Therapy Education

Looking for the right place to complete your play therapy education? We know you’re passionate about healing and committed to improving your trade. Otherwise, as a counselor or mental health professional, you wouldn’t have chosen to do this work. We also know that it’s important that your patients trust you,…

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Play Therapy Courses

play therapy courses

Looking for Play Therapy Courses for Your Play Therapist Certification? Many play therapy certification programs include a wide array of play therapy courses. So, how do you choose which ones are right for you? 1. Mode of delivery Many play therapist certification programs are beginning to offer online course offerings….

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