Play Therapy Organizations:
American Play Therapy Association (APT) United States and Worldwide Play Therapy Organization
Canadian Play Therapy Institute Play Therapy Organization
United Kingdom Society for Play and Creative Arts Therapies (PTUK) Play Therapy Organization
British Association of Play Therapist (BAPT) Play Therapy Organization: For over 19 years this association has pushed the play therapy model and is number one in the training courses in the United Kingdom.
Play Therapy International Play Therapy Organization
Georgia Play Therapy Institute Play Therapy Organization
Research in Play Therapy from Play Therapy Organizations: Long range studies have been researched since 1942 to present day to show the positive effects of play therapy for children with mental issues and disorders such as depression, disruptive behaviors, A.D.H.D., Conduct Disorder, Anxiety, Sexual Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Bullying, and many more.
The studies conclude that play therapy is an effective intervention for many childhood mental issues and disorders.
Play Therapy Trends:
Adult Play Therapy
Sand Tray Therapy
Doll House Play Therapy
Creative Play Therapy
Creative Arts Play Therapy
School Play Counseling (Modified Play Therapy)
Hospital Play Therapy for children in hospitals.
Group Play Therapy
Nature Inspired Play Therapy
Dance and Drama Play Therapy
Disclaimer: This website and its content is intended for trained licensed mental health professionals and school certified mental health professionals to use for their clients / students at their own discretion.
*If you ignore the disclaimer above are using these techniques on yourself and you feel any discomfort or upset it is highly suggested that you seek out a licensed mental health professional immediately.
"Beyond Art Therapy" is the concept from Dr. Stangline that combines all creative fields in therapy. It is not the traditional "art therapy" but goes beyond to include sand tray therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, meditation, color therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a vast majority of other therapies.
For any other type of mental health emergency call your local 911 / Police Number immediately.
Dr. Stangline does not offer advice / suggestions to anyone who is not a professional mental health provider, or a student who is studying this field and has questions about mental health programs of study.
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