Play Therapy Training

AAPT offers several Play Therapy Training opportunities throughout the year.

Upcoming Workshops – Register Online Now

Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Family Play Therapy to Strengthen Family Attachments Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents:  Family Play Therapy to Strengthen Family Attachments Eliana Gil, Ph.D., ATR, Registered Play Therapy- Supervisor WHEN: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM CST Friday, June 22, 2018 WHERE: St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 Overview:  This workshop will illustrate how an integrated approach which … Continue reading Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Family Play Therapy to Strengthen Family Attachments Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor
AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation, April 20th, 2018, St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center - AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation April 20th, 2018 St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center The Bi-Laws and Ethics Committee of the Alabama Association for Play Therapy is please to coordinate the 1st Annual Graduate Student Poster Presentation.  The poster presentation is an excellent opportunity to recognize the work of students exploring the use of play therapy … Continue reading AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation, April 20th, 2018, St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center
Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy with Karla Carmichael, Ph.D, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy   Karla Carmichael PhD, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor WHEN: Friday, April 20, 2018 WHERE: St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 Overview: A brief history of the development of the Association for Play Therapy Standards of … Continue reading Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy with Karla Carmichael, Ph.D, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor

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Previous Workshops

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
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
Ethics for Mental Health Professionals Alabama Practical Mental Health Ethics - Workshop Date: Friday, April 22, 2016 in Montgomery, Alabama @ Family Guidance Center - Presenter: Jeffrey S. Ashby
Children of Divorce Play Therapy Workshop Birmingham AL Play Therapy with Grieving Children & Children of Divorce - Workshop Date: Friday, Jan 15th, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama @ Vestavia Hills Baptist Church - Presenter: Hilda R. Glazer
Family Therapy Techniques Birmingham AL - Alabama Association for Play Therapy Integrating Play Therapy with Family Therapy - Workshop Date: Friday, June 5th, 2015 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama - Presenter: Trudy Post Sprunk