This section is divided into courses for
therapeutic play and play therapy training accredited by Play Therapy UK (PTUK)
and other courses.
are ones that have been accredited by PTUK and meet the requirements of the Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists, which is
accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (www.playtherapyregister.org.uk
). These courses have also been accredited through Play Therapy International (PTI). Courses delivered in the UK are validated by
Leeds Beckett (formerly Leeds Metropolitan) University and in the Republic of Ireland by NUI Galway (National University of Ireland). The main training provider, APAC, delivers play therapy courses
in the UK in a collaborative partnership with Leeds Beckett (formerly Leeds Metropolitan) University and in the Republic of Ireland in partnership with the NUI Galway (National University of Ireland).
are ones that have been assessed by PTUK as ones likely to be of interest
and to be of a good standard. We are always seeking information
from providers of good quality courses. (see
Other Learning Resources
are available for users and commissioners of play therapy as well as for CPD
Continuing Professional Development. These include (or will include
resources for and training in therapeutic play, play therapy and creative
arts therapies are invited to submit details of their resources, courses and
organisations for publication on the PTUK web site. (There is no charge
for a simple listing but we reserve the right to accept and edit the
content and normally ask for a reciprocal link).