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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.


Grief and Play Therapy

September 2020, Vol. 15, Issue 3


Making Meaning After the Death of a Child Client, describes the author's remembrance and mourning process, which takes shape through visualization and response art (Spangler).

Hannah's Gift: Lessons for Play Therapists, discusses how play therapists can learn from a mother's grief through bibliotherapy (Crane).

Remembering Together: Facilitating Community Grief Processes Through Play Therapy, informs how play therapists can facilitate community grief by honoring children's, adolescents',families', and professionals' processes creatively (Chopard).

Shining Light in the Darkness: Play Therapists and Collective Grief, the authors contextualize personal, professional, and collective grief in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic (Turner, Lyles, & Schoeneberg).


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