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Dee RayChair, Research Committee
Mistie BarnesEditor, Mining Report
Sueann Kenney-NoziskaChair, Registration & Continuing Education Committee


The Association for Play Therapy (APT) is a national professional society established in 1982 to foster contact among mental health professionals interested in exploring and, when developmentally appropriate, applying the therapeutic power of play to communicate with and treat clients, particularly children.

Association News

Happy Thanksgiving!

The APT Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 - Friday, Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30.

Leadership Academy accepting enrollments!

If you wish to participate more knowledgeably and effectively in APT governance and programs, consult the syllabus and then submit your 2016 Leadership Academy class enrollment by Dec. 15

Since 2005, 295 members have graduated from our online leadership program that comprises five two-part assignments exploring leadership, APT and its system of governance. Are you prepared to lead play therapy tomorrow?