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Play Therapy

The international information resource for play therapy

About PTI

Play Therapy International is a not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting the use of play and creative arts therapies as ways of enabling children.

Purpose and Mission

PTI exists to further the good practice of therapeutic work with children.

Training & Careers

The PTI Four Stage Training Model has been developed as part of the Profession Structure Model to support the Career Development Map.


Membership is open at various levels for anyone interested in working with children using play and creative arts therapies.

Annual Conference

Sat 22nd June

PTUK and PTI - Helping to make meaning out of loss

Rachel Tegg, Child Bereavement UK - Keynote Speaker

Job Opportunity

Become an Assistant Course Director

If you are a parent or carer interested in Play Therapy

Therapeutic play, (including play therapy), is a well established discipline based upon a number of psychological theories.

If you are a potential service user

Assistance finding therapeutic help for children with emotional, behaviour and mental health problems can be found here.

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