Spring Conference Details and Registration now available!

APTA's Spring Conference is April 8-9, 2016Expressive Arts Therapy with Jenne Newman and Carmen Richardson. (Jenne is also featured in this issue of APTA'TUDES).

Online Registration is now set up go to the EVENTS page for more information.



Latest issue of APTA'TUDES is now available: 2015 APTA'TUDES

Thanks to all who attended APTA's Fall workshops, and to the APTA Board members's hard work putting them together, and to presenters Rhonda Kent and Greg Lubimiv for their time, insights and wisdom.


Also in May 2016 are two Theraplay training workshops; check out the Events page for more information.

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Why Play Therapy? Because...


The Association for Play Therapy introduces Andrew to illustrate the value of play therapy.

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