Play Therapy Quotes: Fact or Fiction?

There are some well-known play therapy quotes that are widely accepted as factual statements. But are they true?? You might be surprised to learn the story behind your

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Updated: FOUR Must-Watch Play Therapy Ted Talks

Updated 2023: There are now FOUR TEDx Talks that have been given by PLAY THERAPISTS as of today. Bookmark this post so that you can find them anytime

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3 Reasons to Attend a Play Therapy Retreat

Attending a play therapy retreat in a paradise location (and possibly making it a tax-deductible business expense) sounds like a no-brainer, right?  But, many people hesitate before registering

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Celebrating Play Therapy During National Play Therapy Week 2019

While most of you were watching the Super Bowl, play therapists around the country were beginning their annual celebrations of National Play Therapy Week (February 3-9). National Play

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I attended the National APT Play Therapy Conference for the first time…this is what it was like for me

 My Love for the Annual Play Therapy Conference (in GIF's)I'm embarrassed to admit that I have been a Registered Play Therapist for almost ten years and have never

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So You Want to Be A Play Therapist?

Let’s welcome my next guest blogger is Kamini Verma as she dives into becoming play therapist!  Common Hurdles In Becoming A Registered Play Therapist When I decided I

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Should Your Playroom Include Aggressive Toys Like Play Guns?

Play therapists widely regard the use of aggressive toys, including toys guns, as an essential element to the playroom. However, many parents are hesitant to allow their children

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Play Therapy Termination Activity: The Chain of Intentions

Termination of play therapy services can be difficult for the counselor and the child. The relationship formed during the months of therapy is one of the most important

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How To Teach Kids Gratitude Without Sounding Ridiculous

Gratitude is the typical “theme” of November in many ways. But, even writing it here makes me say, ugh! Really, do we have to go around the table

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Should Your Play Therapy Room Have A Treasure Box?

A treasure box is a container that has items that a child can choose at the end of the therapy session. The pediatrician usually has one. Ours has lollipops

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