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Welcome to the Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA). Play Therapy is a well researched and effective form of psychotherapy/counselling for a wide range of childhood emotional, behavioural, social and psychological difficulties. The Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA) is Australia’s Peak Professional Play Therapy Association. It is a registered Not for Profit Association.

Our Mission

The Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA) aims to advance and promote the interests and standards of Play Therapy and Play Therapists in Australia through promoting the value and benefits of Play Therapy for children and others. APTA is unique in Australia in that clinical members and APTA Registered Play Therapists are already qualified mental health professionals, who have completed specialised training in play therapy.

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