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PlayTherapyTM Magazine is a quarterly full-color publication offering important information about clinical and professional best practices, experiential and research-based play therapy applications, association program news and recognitions and play therapy book reviews.

Produced quarterly each March, June, September, and December.

Articles archived online for two years.


Using Stories and Metaphors in Play Therapy

June 2020, Vol. 15, Issue 2 


Family Play Therapy: Why and How, describes how family play therapy allows all members to participate more actively in therapeutic endeavors (Cornett).

Play Therapy and the Autism Parent, discusses how play therapy helps children with autism and their parents develop confidence and competence  (Grant).

Expanding Social  Stories Beyond the Autism Spectrum, play therapists can author Social Stories for children to address myriad issues metaphorically (Zelinger).

The Privilege of Working with Gender Nonconforming Children, informs on how gender nonconforming children have needs that play  therapists can address when personal biases are set aside  (Cavanaugh).


Do you have a topic in mind that you would like to see featured in a future issue of Play TherapyTM? Interested in submitting a manuscript? Contact the Editor today!

Clinical Editor
Sarah Stauffer, Ph.D., LP (Switzerland), LPC, NCC, NCSC, RPT-S
Psychologist, Association ESPAS