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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.


Issue: September 2018, Vol. 13, Issue 3

The Unexpected Purpose of Technology in the Playroom: Catharsis, describes how using technology in play therapy assisted a 9-year-old girl process her cancer journey and beat her statistical odds (McMary, Mason, & Tobin).

Technology and the Threat to Secure Attachments: What Play Therapists Need to Consider, helps play therapists help parents understand the risks of their or their children's excessive technology use and set appropriate limits around it (Courtney & Nowakowski-Sims).

Technology in Play Therapy: A Collegial Debate Between Seven Veteran Play Therapists, is an update to the quintessential debate: Technology or not in the playroom (Stauffer).

Developing The Dream: Play in Private Practice, emphasizes how mission, team building, and flexibility can help turn private practice dreams into reality (Graham).

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