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APT Celebrates it’s 35th Birthday - The Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota is the host for the 35th annual Association for Play Therapy Conference. Keynote Address: The Transformative Power of Play Therapy: The Intersection of Neurobiology and Trauma with Edward F. Hudspeth, PhD, LPC-S, RPh, RPT-S & Sueann Kenney-Noziska, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S AAPT President, Heather Hardeman and President-Elect, Kori Babel, along … Continue reading APT Celebrates it’s 35th Birthday
Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning)  & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon) with Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning) & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon)          Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP WHEN: Friday, January 19, 2018 WHERE: St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 … Continue reading Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning)  & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon) with Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP
AAPT Presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions WHEN:    Friday, August 18th, 2017 WHERE:  St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND GOALS OF THE WORKSHOP:  This workshop will consist of six (6) 1-hr long presentations on different topics using creative and play … Continue reading AAPT Presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions
Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know MISTIE BARNES, Ed.D., LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor   WHEN:       Friday, April 28, 2017 WHERE:     TROY UNIVERSITY RIVERFRONT CAMPUS                      1510 Whitewater Avenue, Phenix City, AL … Continue reading Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know
Playful CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S -

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S, is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families since 1988 […]

Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy with Children and Families by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT - Cathy A. Malchiodi is an internationally recognized expert on art therapy and expressive arts therapy, and is a research psychologist, educator, arts and social science writer, and non-profit director. This event will introduce you to trauma-informed expressive arts therapy [art-based methods along with specific play-based and expressive therapies techniques] and how to apply practical strategies to your … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy with Children and Families by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT
Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky 33rd APT Conference in Louisville, KY - Conference Dates: October 4-9, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky @ Galt House Hotel - Friday Keynote by Dr. Eliana Gil
AAPT President Heather Hardeman, MA, LPC, Registered Play Therapist, Certified TF-CBT Therapist, TBRI® Practitioner - It is a great privilege serving as President of AAPT and to collaborate with the current AAPT board and build on the vision, creativity, and dedication of our previous leaders and members.
AAPT 2016 Alabama Play Therapy Come Play With Us in 2016! - AAPT broke out of the starting gate in 2016 in full stride, and we haven't eased up yet! We began the year with a very successful January workshop....
Rosie the Service Dog in Birmingham Alabama Creative and Hopeful Play Therapy - Workshop Date: Friday, June 3, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama @ Samford University - Presenter: David A. Crenshaw