Introduction to Play Therapy

Friday, January 10, 2014
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


This training is designed for those new to play therapy. It will cover the basic history of play
therapy, directive and non-directive play therapy, the therapeutic relationship and limit
setting. Participants will learn how to set up a play therapy room and select appropriate
toys.  Included are experiential activities to enhance personal growth and development.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the history of play therapy
2. Differentiate between directive and non-directive play therapy
3. Identify the play therapy skills needed to develop a successful therapeutic relationship
4. Learn how to set limits in the playroom
5. Learn how to set up a play therapy room and select toys and materials


Registration Fee: $130
Includes 6 APT CE direct contact credit hours


Space is limited – Early registration is recommended!
Cancellations received by January 3, 2014 are refundable, less a $25.00 administration fee.
No refunds after January 3, 2014.  
 See our Cancellation & Refund Policy.  

Sponsored by St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training (APT Approved Provider 10-269)
Play therapy toys will be available for purchase

Collaborative Counseling Consultation Resources, LLC
3906 Old Hwy 94 South
Suite 600
Saint Charles, MO 63304  
Click here for location information

The Presenter:

For more information or 314-681-8272
Registration and Continental Breakfast
History of play therapy
Directive and non-directive play therapy
Play therapy skills                            
Lunch (on your own)
Limit setting
Setting up a play therapy room and selecting toys
Questions and answers
Complete evaluations

Providing Affordable Continuing Education
Opportunities for Play Therapy Credentialing
Pam Dyson, MA, LPC, RPT, is a child development expert, parenting coach,
licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor and
registered play therapist.  In addition to her private practice in Ballwin,
Missouri, she teaches a graduate course in play therapy at Lindenwood
University, serves as a mental health consultant, provides licensure
supervision, facilitates workshops at conferences throughout the US, and
is the recipient of the APT 2013 Key Award for Professional Education and
Training. Pam is the founder and director of the St. Louis Center for Play
Therapy Training.