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The Institute for Play Therapy

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The mission of the Institute for Play Therapy is to offer quality play therapy training to professionals in the community and to encourage play therapy networking, research, and resources.

Our goal in providing play therapy education is to enrich and challenge each participant’s knowledge, skills and practice. The format will be small group seminars to facilitate discussion and provide opportunities for experiential work. We offer seminars that include required reading in preparation for the full day of education and experience. This allows the participant to earn non-contact continuing education hours, in connection with the contact hours, therefore expanding the total credit hours. The readings also provide for a richer, more in-depth seminar experience.

The Importance of Play Therapy Featuring Dr. Linda Homeyer

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The Texas State University Institute for Play Therapy, located in San Marcos, TX, is approved to offer continuing education through the Association for Play Therapy (APT Approved Provider #12-336), the Texas Board of Examiners of Licensed Professional Counselors (Provider #635) and Social Workers (Provider #6385).The Institute for Play Therapy maintains responsibility for the program.