2013 APT Annual Conference

F11 - Integrating Non-Directive Play Therapy and Theraplay©

Oct 11, 2013 2:00pm ‐ Oct 11, 2013 5:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


Often when helping troubled children, more than one treatment method is required. A child may benefit from being able to express issues through nondirective play therapy, but also may need a structured approach such as Theraplay(c) to enhance attachment and self-regulation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the fundamentals of Theraplay
  • List the main tenants of non-directive play therapy
  • Discuss how to integrate several different ways of integrating nondirective play therapy and Theraplay
  • Discuss the benefits and pitfalls of trying to integrate directive and nondirective play therapy methods



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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