About Play Therapy



Adler Graduate Professional School in partnership with The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy (APAC) are pleased to offer the only accredited play therapy program internationally that is:

  • Professionally accredited -  our courses are accredited by the leading international organisation that recognises play therapy as a distinct profession – Play Therapy International (PTI).
  • Evidence Based Competency framework - the foundation of training, learning and practice and approach to play therapy practice is evidence based.
  • Comprehensive – covering the main therapeutic play approaches – the “Play Therapy Tool-Kit(TM)" with maximum opportunities for hands on experiential learning.
  • Competency based – on the rigorous PTI Standards.
  • Cohesive - you will benefit seeing how the different approaches may be used in an integrated way.
  • Consistent –  employers in any country can be assured that candidates who have received PTI accredited training will have had the same opportunities.
  • Fully evaluated – most courses are evaluated at the four levels required by the international standards including the standard measurement of students’ clinical work.

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