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British Association of Play Therapists

Play Therapy Magazine

Play Therapy Magazine
As a Member or Associate of BAPT, you will receive a free copy of the regular PLAY THERAPY magazine. With up to date news and views, as well as current debates and developments surrounding Play Therapy, it is an essential addition to anyone interested in or practising Play Therapy in the UK.

PLAY THERAPY magazine is published quarterly (now Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter). The current editorial team consists of Nina Ridsdale,  Anne Fullalove  and Andrea Hurt.   Journal Editor, Lisa Gordon Clark acts as consultant. We are lucky to have regular columnists-Nina Rye and Gemma West but if you are interested in writing for the magazine we would be delighted to hear from you. Anyone interested in joining the team to learn the ropes, is encouraged to contact or

Regular Items include:

  • BAPT Board of Directors’ Updates and News
  • Play Therapy Practice Issues
  • Reviews of Training Courses and Conferences
  • Feature Articles including “A Strange Way to Make a Living” and “Profile of a Play Therapist”
  • Book Reviews
  • Comprehensive Noticeboard of forthcoming relevant courses, lectures, exhibitions and events

To receive the PLAY THERAPY magazine, you will need to join BAPT:

BAPT Members and Associates receive PLAY THERAPY free.

Click here for details of BAPT membership

Advertising in PLAY THERAPY magazine
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Sample Copies of PLAY THERAPY Magazine
Issue 31 – September 2002
Issue 41 – March 2005
Issue 65 – Spring 2011