Welcome!

 

We are so glad you are here. Take a look around our website for some exciting upcoming trainings, networking opportunities, and resources around Play Therapy!

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Registration for our Fall Training is OPEN! 

 We are so delighted to welcome Sue Bratton, PhD, LPC, RPT-S to present for our Fall Training: Healing the Effects of Interpersonal Trauma: An Integrative, Humanistic Play Therapy Approach. For more information and to register, click HERE 

 

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We want to know how we can serve you!
In an ongoing effort to be a helpful resource to the community of play therapists in Colorado, we have created a needs assessment for our members. Please check your email to share your thoughts! 

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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 2020!!
   
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