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UAPT and ABLE-differently.org

Dr. Louis Allen has asked UAPT to spread the word about ABLE-differently.org: ABLE-Differently is a non-profit 501c3 charity organization offering an innovative prevention, promotion and wellbeing-health protection based model of…

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Therapist Directory

The information we put on the therapist directory is taken from National’s Association for Play Therapy.  Please take a moment and review your information to make sure it is your…

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Board Games and Family Therapy

By Mercedes Stanley One of my favorite ways to help engage families in therapy is to use board games. I use “Sorry!” For older kids [8 and up] and I…

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Food Allergy Bullying

Food Allergy Bullying Child psychologist Clair Mellentin helps parents understand how they can help their kids with food allergies. 1- Parents often feel “bullied” by others when advocating for their…

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Self-Care for Play Therapists

By: Pam Dyson, MA, LPC, RPT, Founder and Director of the St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training. We hear so much about the importance of self-care to prevent burnout. …

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Play Therapy Professionals

By Sharlene Christensen The practice of play therapy is a treatment approach that may be used by various mental health professionals such as School Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed…

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