Registered Play Therapist Eligibility Requirements

As an APTA Clinical Member APTA Registered Play Therapist you are recognised for the skills, expertise and experience you have as a practicing specialist Play Therapist and Mental Health professional.

The designation as an APTA-RPT does not certify, imply, or affirm the knowledge or competency of such individual but only confirms that the education and training requirements identified herein have been satisfied.

  1. Mental Health Qualification (minimum Bachelor level)
  2. Belonging to a Registering body relevant to your mental health qualification
  3. Working with Children Check or Police Clearance equivalent to residing country
  4. 150 hours of training in play therapy/expressive therapy (100 hours min face to face)
  5. Professional Indemnity Insurance
  6. 300 hours of clinical practice
  7. 50 hours of clinical supervision (maximum of 10 hours group supervision)