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Interested in other Approved Play Therapy Providers??
Stay healthy, stay safe!  Remember to take care of yourself along with clients in these unique times.  Compassion fatigue is real.  Your needs matter too!

At The Association for Play Therapy MD/DC Branch, we are invested in furthering the profession within our community.  We are dedicated to providing a variety of Play Therapy trainings and look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event!
Check out some of our wonderful local organizations and colleagues:

Consult our Resource Play Therapy Spreadsheet for more ideas.​

If you have any questions about trainings please reach out!  

If you have an interest in presenting with us, please complete the Workshop Proposal Form.

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Trying to save some $? Consider registering early for a price discount.
Cancellation Policy: 
For 100% refund (minus a $5 administrative fee), written cancellation must be received at least 14 days prior to the training. Otherwise, a credit for equal or lesser value will be given for a future training (within one year of the initial training). If you do not notify a board member prior to the training of your intent to cancel, you will not receive a refund or credit.
Looking for ongoing PD?
Check out the Eastern Shoe Play Therapy Consultation Group!
Join us for an hour or two of play therapy support, collaboration and fun. This is an open group, so people can join as needed.
3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 in Salisbury, MD
Join us for the upcoming Winter event:
    Helping Kids and Play Therapist Cope and Recover from a Pandemic World with Dr. Kristie Opiola from 9 AM - 4:30 PM.  Register here.

Thank you SO much to everyone who joined us for our Summer co-sponsored events:
    Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars and MD/DC APT presented:
  • August 6 & 7, 2021 with Teri Krull, LCSW, RPT-S is training on Essential Play Therapy Supervision Skills
  • May 17th with Kathy Spooner on Sandtray Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents