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Welcome! We are the Maryland/DC Association for Play Therapy.  

Our Branch’s mission is to enhance the status of play therapy as a profession, provide professional growth opportunities for our members, and to expand state and national membership.  

Branch objectives:
• Create networking channels 
• Encourage peer supervision groups 
• Provide a speakers bureau for
  interested parties in related disciplines 
• Promulgate sound play therapy
• Be an advocate for children's rights
• Celebrate the joys of play!

Learn more about our branch here!
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Interested in trainings, being a vendor, or play therapy providers in the MD/DC area? Reach out!
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​Click here to learn about and sign up for our SPRING TRAINING:

Understanding & Transcending Compassion Fatigue in Play Therapy: Reigniting the Professional Spark

 Friday, March 22nd from 
9 am-4:30 pm.

MD/DC APT members receive 5% off!

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