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What is Play Therapy?

 

The Association for Play Therapy (APT) defines play therapy as "the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained play therapists use...

Annual Conference

 

HAPT sponsors a 2 day conference every year in February.  Past speakers include: Gary Landreth, Paris Goodyear-Brown, Eliana Gil, Scott Riviere, and more.  Come join us at our next conference!

Join HAPT / APT

 

Just as adults use words, children use play to communicate.  When developmentally appropriate, licensed mental health professionals therapeutically use play to help clients, especially children...

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Play Therapy