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Play Therapy

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Clinical Definition:

Play Therapy is 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.

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Public Definition:

Play Therapy is a form of counseling (or psychotherapy) by which licensed mental health professionals use play-based models and techniques to better communicate with and help clients, especially children, achieve optimal mental health.​​​​​​​

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FAQs:

Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions​​​​​​​ regarding play therapy, how it works, who could benefit, and more!

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Looking for a Registered Play Therapist ⟨™⟩?

We invite you to search the Association for Play Therapy Find a Play Therapist directory.

KSAPT

Kansas Association for Play Therapy @ 2021

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Kansas Association for Play Therapy
​211 N. Andover Rd #845

Andover, Ks 67002

Branches exhibiting superior performance are annually
presented Gold Branch Awards and are identified by the
Gold Branch insignia. See A4pt.org for more info.

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