Welcome to APAC

The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy.

The largest and most experienced dedicated play and creative arts therapies training organisation worldwide and the only play therapy training programmes validated through clinical outcomes.

We provide training for professionals who wish to work with children using therapeutic play and for Play Therapist certification in the UK by Play Therapy UK (PTUK), and worldwide by Play Therapy International (PTI).  We also have the advanced diploma in counselling children using the creative arts which is a conversion course for already trained counsellors and psychotherapists.  

Our venues in the UK include: Antrim, NIBarnsley (Leeds)Bristol,  EdinburghHuntingdon, ManchesterTruro,  GlasgowWaterloo and  Tunbridge Wells; in Ireland in:  Dublin and  Cork; in the South of France at:  St Genest de Contest (Tarn); in Australia in: Sydney NSW and in New Zealand in: Hamilton. And also Hong Kong.  In Ireland, the play therapy training programme is in collaboration with the National University of Ireland (Galway).

In the UK venues we deliver our courses as the MA in Practice Based Play Therapy training programme in a collaborative partnership with Leeds Beckett (formerly Leeds Metropolitan) University. See how successful the courses are:  2009/10 Quality Management Report

 

 

About APAC

About APAC

 

Training Courses

Training Courses

 

Training Centres

Training Centres

 

Careers

 

Student Resources

Student Resources

 

Faculty

Faculty

 

Our Policies

 

Accreditations

Accreditations

 

 

The courses are designed for:

  • - Counsellors
  • - Occupational Therapists
  • - TA/LAs
  • - Psychotherapists
  • - Professional Carers
  • - Mentors
  • - Clinical Psychologists
  • - Teachers
  • - Social Workers
  • - Psychiatrists
  • - SENCOs
  • - Mental Health Policy Makers
  • - Paediatricians
  • - Educational Psychologists
  • - Clinical Supervisors
  • - Nurses

Applicants with a relevant degree such as Childhood Studies and those with considerable experience of working with children but without formal academic qualifications are also accepted, subject to review.

Our play therapy training programme is the only one in the world that is validated through clinical outcomes research (over 10,000 cases).  It is accredited by leading play therapy professional organisations. The courses delivered in the UK are validated by Leeds Beckett (formerly Leeds Metropolitan) University for academic standards.

Summer School 2017

At La Mouline, St Genest de Contest, Tarn

APAC also runs in-house playtherapy training courses for schools, social services and local counselling services.

Summer School 2017
 

PLAY THERAPY TRAINING SUMMER SCHOOL

This course is intended to meet the needs of those who cannot find time during the year to undertake a long term course but would like to obtain a recognised and accredited qualification in the field of play therapy.

SUMMER SCHOOL 2017

Request our complete guide for career advice and our full range of university accredited play therapy training courses by phoning + 44 (0)1825 761143 or email mokijep@majemail.com

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