The British Association of Play Therapists is the first and foremost professional body for Play Therapists in the UK. We seek to promote our standards for Play Therapy practice and maintain a Voluntary Register of members who demonstrate that they have met our standards.
Play Therapy is a way of helping children express their feelings and deal with their emotional problems, using play as the main communication tool. To relieve the needs of children, young people and adults suffering emotional and behavioural difficulties by promoting the art and science of Play Therapy and promoting high standards in the practice of Play Therapy for the public benefit.
The Association of Play Therapists was founded in 1992 by a group of now respected practitioners who introduced and pioneered Play Therapy within Britain.Read More
The Professional Standards Authority have just released the following statement in response to a strong request to encourage employers to recognise practitioners on a PSA Accredited Register and the registers themselves: April 2017 Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care recommends you only choose practitioners who are regulated or on an accredited register 1.1 […]Read More