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APT offers an annual membership, renewable every 12 months, with dual membership to ensure all individuals within a chartered branch territory are members of both APT and their respective local branch!


Professional Membership

$95 Annually

Mental health professionals within the US with a Master's or higher mental health degree. Note: If residing in DE, MT, NE or NV, Professional rate $80.


Affiliate Membership

$50 Annually

Full-time graduate students or non-mental health professionals within the US. Note: If residing in DE, MT or NE, Affiliate rate $45.


E-Student Membership


Full-time graduate or doctoral students in a mental health field. ONLY for individuals who are not current or former E-Student, Affiliate, or Professional member.


International Professional

$70 Annually

International Professional members are mental health professionals outside the US.


International Affiliate

$45 Annually

International Affiliate members are full-time graduate students or non-mental health professionals outside the US.


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Exclusive Membership Discounts


Play Therapy Connection is an online community forum that allows APT members to connect with fellow play therapists and mental health professionals

Publication & Videos

The Association for Play Therapy (APT) provides official printed and digital publications to its membership, as well as a wide selection of videos on the APT YouTube Channel!


Members enjoy discounted conference registration, credentialing application and renewal, and more! FREE TRMS insurance quotes also available.

Local Branch Affiliates

With 42 branches in the United States, your annual dues include membership at both the National and Branch level. Working in unison with APT, Branches provide local training, resources, networking, and information specifically crafted for play therapists. Join today and become part of the APT community!

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