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March 17, 2023

9am-12pm EST


This presentation is for beginning play therapists.  It focus on the importance of therapeutic rapport building and learning the essential non-directive play therapy skills of structuring, empathic listening, imaginary play, limit setting, and faith & respect.


1. Define Non-Directive Play Therapy.

2.  Explain how CCPT differs from other play therapy models.

3. Explain how the therapeutic relationship impacts therapy.

4.  Demonstrate the 5 essential non-directive play therapy skills skills (structuring, empathic listening, imaginary play, limit setting, and faith & respect).

falls under APT's primary instruction areas of  "Play Therapy Skills or Methods"


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trainings individually

or as a bundle

(and save) 

most workshops are $20/hr

2 hr = $40, 3 hr = $60, 6 hr = $120

Buy a BUNDLE of all ALL 22 trainings (12 Fridays), a total of 60 APT LIVE WEBINAR INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS = $1150

* a $60 savings! *



This 2023 workshop is ONLINE, LIVE, AND MEETS THE SPECIALIZED CONDITIONS SET FORTH BY APT.  All trainings are taught by Laura Hutchison, PsyD, LP, RPT-S 

(APT Approved Provider 15-407).

Continuing Education for Play Therapy

The Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy is  approved by the Association for Play Therapy to sponsor continuing education specific to play therapy and  maintains responsibility for the program.  APT Approved Provider 15-407.  

Full attendance is  required.   Continuing education verification is handed out to participants following the training.   If you have questions regarding continuing education, learning objectives, agenda, grievance issues please contact Laura Hutchison at     



  • All cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Participants will be given a credit towards a future training to be used within 2 years of the original training date (no cash refunds).

  • No shows or missed trainings will receive no refund or credit.  You may send another attendee in your place.

  • No partial CE credit is available.

  • All trainings are subject to sufficient registration.

  • Should the Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy need to cancel a training we will make every attempt to notify paid registrants in a timely manner.  All paid registrants will receive a full refund.

  • Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy only assumes liability for the registration portion of any training.  All other costs are the responsibility of the registrant.

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