Why A Retreat Experience Should be on Your Play Therapy Training To-Do List

The idea of spending five days in a paradise location (and possibly making it a tax-deductible business expense) sounds like a no-brainer, right?  But, many people hesitate before

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Play Therapy Quotes: Fact or Fiction?

There are some well-known sayings in the play therapy world that are widely accepted as factual statements. But are they true?? You might be surprised to learn the

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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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Finding a Play Therapy Supervisor- Part 1

What should we look for in a Play Therapist Supervisor? Where does one find a Play Therapy Supervisor? Welcome back Kamini Verma, LCSW, as she takes you on her journey

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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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Working with Gifted Children in Play Therapy: Part 1

Our next guest blogger is Dr. Jessica Stone who dives into the world of working with gifted children.      I have quite a few gifted clients.  I

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You Are AMAZING

That is the name of Holly Willard’s coloring book and the subject of her course Sexual Abuse Treatment Methods Using Play Therapy from the 2017 Play Therapy Summit.

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Happy New Year!

Hey everyone! Welcome to 2018! You may  have noticed that you have not been getting the weekly emails anymore.  Since moving to Hawaii, I have really dropped the

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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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