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The UAPT grant that was explained at the February conference is now open for applicants.

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Why Play Therapy Works

By Marilee Woolstenhulme, CSW Play Therapy works because all forms of play therapy, whether directive or non-directive, honor the child’s capacity for self-actualization, which empowers a child and produces self-confidence.…

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Who Can Benefit From Play Therapy?

By Annabella Hagen When parents decide to have their children participate in play therapy, the whole family benefits as parents are taught skills that can be used with the other…

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Why Play Therapy Works

By Annabella Hagen Before I met Johnny for the first time, I met with his parents.  Johnny was three months short of being ten-years-old.  He was adopted when he was…

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Get ready for JP’s Jungian Play Therapy Conference in September!

March 29, 2017

 Do you know these Jungian terms? Active imagination. Method of assimilation of unconscious contents through their experimentation as fantasies in the wakeful state. Amplification. Method of association in the interpretation of dreams…

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Local APT Approved Trainings

March 1, 2017

Center for Sandplay and Expressive Therapy Where the Unimaginable becomes Imaginable Expressive play therapy utilizes a variety of modalities such as sandplay, art, movement, clay, music, drama, and more. Clients…

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Play Therapy for Non-Verbal Children: A Parent’s Perspective

October 14, 2016

By Alison Mackey, PhD I recently attended Dr. Garry Landreth’s two-day seminar on play therapy hosted by the UAPT. I came to the conference, not as a professional but as…

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