Membership Benefits

Benefits of Dual Membership in APT/CAPT

Quarterly Magazine

Play Therapy(TM) is a full-color magazine that includes news, clinical articles, editorials, leadership directory, events calendar, advertisements, and more, AND is included in your dues.

Quarterly Journal

International Journal of Play Therapy presents original play therapy research, case studies, theories and application, and current practices. Optional continuing education credit available. Also included in your dues.

CAPT e-Newsletter

Direct to your in-box, the CAPT Newsbreak keeps readers up-to-date on Play Therapy events in our state, including announcements of elections, upcoming trainings, and other events. Includes articles by and for Colorado Play Therapists.

Colorado’s Annual Spring Conference

This two-day event features a Keynote Speaker on one of the days, and on the other day, breakout sectionals that cater to the needs and wants of our members. This event is designed to foster a playful and professional atmosphere for Play Therapists to network, share resources, and rejuvenate our energy for treating children in our community.

APT Annual International Conference

In different locations every year, the International Conference provides continuing education about Play Therapy and related topics. Approved by most professional disciplines. Features prominent authors, researchers, and practitioners. Includes networking forums and extracurricular visitor activities. Registration fees are reduced for members.

Other benefits available through APT at

* Play Therapy Credentials(1)Reduced application and renewal fees for members.

* Play Therapy Training Directory

* Approved Continuing Education Providers

* Malpractice insurance at competitive rates

* Car rental discounts

* Car insurance discounts

* Distance Learning

* APT Leadership Academy

* Advertising

(1) Registered Play Therapist (RPT) and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) credentials enable consumers to identify those licensed mental health professionals with specialized Play Therapy training and supervision. APT offers the designation of RPT and RPT-S credentials to individuals who have provided APT with documentation that they have: (a) a traditional mental health graduate or higher degree; (b) been licensed by one or more applicable licensing authorities and/or certified by the primary certification authorities; (c) completed a minimum number of Play Therapy training and supervision clock hours; and (d) completed the requisite continuing education hours. The credentials do not certify, imply or affirm the knowledge competency of such individual, but only confirms that the education and training requirements identified herein have been satisfied.