Play Therapy Resources

Links to Third-Party Websites

http://www.a4pt.org


For more information on how to become a Registered Play Therapist, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, membership to the Association for Play Therapy, information on the International Conference, publications, and more!

http://www.kaimh.org


Kansas Association for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health; an association of professionals in Kansas who are concerned with the emotional development of infants.

http://www.sandplay.org


Sandplay Therapists of America promote the education, training, and research in sandplay therapy.  Find more information on training, membership, and research here!

http://www.theraplay.org


The Theraplay Institute offers quality training and supervision to earn your Theraplay certification!



Articles

Play Therapy: Practices, Issues, and Trends by Linda E Homeyer & Mary O. Morrison

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1069021.pdf


Child’s Play: How Play Therapy Works

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/contemporary-psychoanalysis-in-action/201601/child-s-play-how-play-therapy-works


Helping Parents Help Their Children – KU Works for Kansas

https://kuworks.ku.edu/articles/2013/helping-parents-help-their-children


10 Self-Care Strategies for Private Practice Shrinks

http://pro.psychcentral.com/private-practice/2013/12/10-self-care-strategies-for-private-practice-shrinks/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reJpo-GaopM

Introducing Andrew!  From the Associaton for Play Therapy, Why choose Play Therapy?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4ovwAdxCs0

Play Therapy Works!  From the Association for Play Therapy, This video introduces and promotes the value of play, play therapy, credentialed play therapists, and membership in the Association of Play Therapy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlLf4ewdfow

History Speaks featuring our 2016 KSAPT speaker, Terry Kottman!  From the Association for Play Therapy


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOYhs593-kE

History Speaks featuring our 2015 KSAPT speaker, Garry Landreth!  From the Association for Play Therapy


https://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw?list=PLMo9vqiZPs0RQa_kypIS3tchANZa-MJGO

Brene Brown on Empathy (Published on 12/10/13) What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering?  In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr. Brene Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.


https://youtu.be/oiz46Ft-Glo

Pam Dyson – Tear Soup, The book Tear Soup is a recipe for healing after loss.  In this video, I share an activity that I use with grieving children that was inspired by this wonderful book.  Learn more about Tear Soup at http://www.griefwatch.com