Welcome!

 

Welcome to the hub for all things Colorado Association for Play Therapy!

 

An enormous thank-you to all of our presenters, members, and attendees for making our 26th Annual Spring Conference an incredible success! Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages to witness all the fun, and stay tuned for upcoming events and trainings!

 

 

 

 

What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is defined by APT as “the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained Play Therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development." 
Play Therapy should only be provided by mental health professionals who have met the required education, licensure, and additional specialized training and supervision specific to Play Therapy.  
Play Therapy isn’t Just Play!

 

Colorado APT proudly achieved Gold Branch for 2019!!
   
Branches exhibiting superior performance are annually presented Gold Branch Awards and are identified by the Gold Branch insignia. To earn a Gold Branch Award, a branch must earn at least 100 points in these core areas between April and March:
  • Membership Growth
  • Sponsored Play Therapy Education
  • Communications (emails, newsletters, etc) to members
  • Maintain a percentage of branch members who hold the RPT, RPT-S or SB-RPT credential
  • Public Play Therapy Outreach promotions
  • Other: Active website, social media channels, award programs, networking events, and the branch leadership/business meeting at the APT Annual Conference