St. Louis Class 63

What’s Included in the Play Therapy Certificate Program?

Enrollment and tuition in the full Play Therapy Certificate Program includes the following:

  • Ten workshops to complete 150 hours of play therapy training that meet the RPT Phase Learning criteria over a 24 month period.
  • Hands on practical learning and clinical application at each class with qualified clinicians experienced in their class content area.
  • Supplies for participation in workshop activities.
  • Workshop PowerPoints and additional printed materials printed for each workshop.
  • Sandtray Therapy materials including a sandtray with lid, high quality sand and starter miniature set.
  • Books provided to students to enhance learning, including:

– Dibs: In Search of Self
– I Love You Rituals
– No Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind

  • Referrals to qualified Registered Play Therapy Supervisors currently providing supervision to individual in the student’s community.

Approved by the Association for Play Therapy and the National Board for Certified Counselors

APT Approved Provider 15-424
NBCC ACEP Number 6774

The Play Therapy Certificate Program is competitively priced for professionals, with a generous discount provided for graduate students (proof of current enrollment required).

Please use coupon TAKE5OFF when paying in full for a 5% discount off your Certificate Program.

Your St. Louis Class 63 Schedule

Location: Lutheran Family & Children’s Services
9666 Olive Blvd., Suite #400, St. Louis, MO 63132
Class times: Friday 12:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday 8:30am-6:00pm

Child-Centered Play Therapy PhaseDate
Foundations of Child-Centered Play TherapyFebruary 2-3, 2024
Practice of Child-Centered Play Therapy Skills (Live Webinar)March 22-23, 2024
Sandtray in Play TherapyJuly 12-13, 2024
Systemic Play Therapy PhaseDate
Attachment: Creating Connection through Play TherapyOctober 4-5, 2024
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Infants, Toddlers & Nuerosensory PlayDecember 6-7, 2024
Engaging Adolescents in Play Therapy (Live Webinar)January 31-February 1, 2025
Family Play TherapyApril 25-26, 2025
Directive Play Therapy PhaseDate
Theories of Directive Play Therapy (Live Webinar)June 13-14, 2025
Play Therapy with Abuse and Trauma (Live Webinar)September 12-13, 2025
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Grief & Adult Inner-ChildDecember 5-6, 2025

Class times: Friday 12:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday 8:30am-6:00pm

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Heartland Play Therapy Credentialing Bundle

Phase One: 8 month period

  • 3 weekend workshops (45 hours)
  • 50-75 Experience Hours
  • 8 Supervision Hours – schedule 2 1.5 hour groups & 5 1 hour individual meetings
  • 1 Video Observation

Phase Two: 8 Month Period

  • 4 weekend workshop (60 hours)
  • 100-150 Experience Hours
  • 14 Supervision Hours – schedule 4 1.5 hour groups & 8 1 hour individual meetings
  • 2 Video Observation

Phase Three: 8 month Month Period

  • 3 weekend workshop (45 hours)
  • 100-175 Experience Hours
  • 13 Supervision Hours – schedule 4 1.5 hour groups & 7 1 hour individual meetings
  • 2 Video Observation

150 Credit Hours

150 hours of play therapy training structured in 10 fifteen-hour workshops, scheduled one weekend a month.

Multiple Cities

Heartland Play facilitates the Play Therapy Certificate Program in five cities, including: Overland Park, Kansas, Wichita, Kansas, St. Charles, Missouri and Rogers, Arkansas and Omaha, Nebraska.

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Connect with other like-minded therapists while obtaining continuing education credits.