APTA will be kicking off its 2017 workshop training with music therapist and author 

Jennifer Buchanan BMT, MBA, CMT

Rosedale Community Centre  Calgary
Saturday 04 March 2017  
This workshop is postponed. New date TBA

Please goto Events page for more details and registration.


APTA Spring Conference with
Hannah Sun-Reid

Friday & Saturday, May 26-27, 2017
  (location and details tba)

Hannah is a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Certified Child Psychotherapist and Play Therapist Supervisor, a Certified Theraplay Therapist, a Certified Trauma Specialist, a Certified Dyadic Development Psychotherapist, a Sandtray-Worldplay Therapist and an EMDR therapist. She has more than 20 year's experience working with children and families who experience life challanges including trauma and loss.  Hannah provides supervision and consultation to therapists and organizations, and conducts training workshops nationally and internationally.  She lives and works in southern Ontario, Canada.

APTA is also planning for a November 2017 workshop covering Sandtray techniques in play therapy. Details coming soon


Follow APTA on Facebook

Join the conversation



Sign-up to receive the APTA montly E-Newsletter

Our montly APTA E-Newsletter, is designed to increase awareness, communication, and interest in the area of play therapy by featuring relevant and valuable information regarding workshops, innovative tips, techniques, and special offers on a monthly basis.  Through community partnerships, APTA offers discounts of 10%-20% on essential play therapy and expressive arts therapy resources. 

Previous special offers have included discounts on resources from retailers including Child Therapy Toys, Bright Future Design, and The Autism Shop, as well as on book titles such as Cory Helps Kids Cope With Sexual Abuse: Playful Activities for Traumatized Children by Liana Lowenstein as well as Creative Arts and Play Therapy for Attachment Problems edited by Cathy A. Malchiodi and David A. Crenshaw. 

Click Here to subscribe to the APTA Newsletter, and spread the word.


Why Play Therapy? Because...


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

Click on the image to view the video clip.

Warning: require_once(phpmailer/class.phpmailer.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /hsphere/local/home/apta/albertaplaytherapy.ca/mail.inc on line 2 Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required 'phpmailer/class.phpmailer.php' (include_path='.:/hsphere/shared/apache/libexec/php5ext/php/') in /hsphere/local/home/apta/albertaplaytherapy.ca/mail.inc on line 2