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Dee RayChair, Research Committee
Sueann Kenney-NoziskaChair, Registration & Continuing Education Committee
Deborah CampbellChair, Leadership Academy 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

2017 Membership Campaign

For every new member you refer between March 1 and June 30, you will be entered into a drawing for one of three prizes - $100 cash, a $200 Amazon gift card or an iPad Air!

Plus  you and your fellow branch members will enjoy a $500 food and beverage credit at the 2017 Conference headquarter hotel in Minneapolis, if your branch increases its number of professional members by the highest percentage (minimum 15%)!

Want to increase your chance to win? Order FREE membership brochures today!

Last Call! Submit an Award of Excellence Award Today!

Only 10 days left to nominate your fellow members who have gone above and beyond in the field of play therapy!

Submit your nominations today in the following categories:

  • NEW! Emerging Leader Service Award
  • APT Service Award
  • Public Education & Promotion Award
  • Student Research Award
  • Research Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Complete award descriptions and nomination applications available on the APT website!

Last Call! Submit Board of Director Nominations by March 31! 

Interested in Board Governance?  APT invites professional members wishing to serve on the Board of Directors to submit a Director Candidate Questionnaire by March 31.

The board shapes the vision and defines the outcomes produced by APT. For additional information or questions, contact CEO Kathryn Lebby.


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