APTA is looking forward to having Lisa Dion at the 2018 Spring Conference. We are extending the early bird rates! Spread the word...

We have rescheduled Wend
y Passmore-Godfrey and Allan Rosales
(Using Puppets and Art Therapy for Mental Health)
Red Deer: September 28
Lethbridge: September 21


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APTA 2018 Spring Conference

Aggression in Play Therapy: A Neurobiological Approach for Integrating Intensity

Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S

May 4 - 5 (Friday & Saturday)
Rosedale Community Centre







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Our montly APTA E-Newsletter, is designed to increase awareness, communication, and interest in the area of play therapy by featuring relevant and valuable information regarding workshops, innovative tips, techniques, and special offers on a monthly basis.  Through community partnerships, APTA offers discounts of 10%-20% on essential play therapy and expressive arts therapy resources. 

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Why Play Therapy? Because...

The Association for Play Therapy introduces Andrew to illustrate the value of play therapy.

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