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Welcome to the Ohio Association for Play Therapy 

Ohio Association for Play Therapy (OAPT) is a not-for-profit incorporation that is dedicated to providing a forum for the professional growth and development of play therapists, providing training to the mental health community, and advocating for appropriate mental health treatment for children.

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“Toys are children's words and play is their language."
Gary Landreth

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Become a Member

APT offers an annual membership, renewable every 12 months, with dual membership to ensure all individuals within a chartered branch territory are members of both APT and their respective local branch!

There are also many Membership Benefits!

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Get Involved with Ohio APT

There are countless ways to get involved with Ohio APT! From attending Ohio APT's Fall or Spring Conference to planning a networking event to joining a committee, the options are endless. There are also various options that fit various personalities. 

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About Play Therapy

Ohio APT wants to spread the word about play therapy. Learn more about play therapy, how to become a play therapist, and where to find one in your area! 

Upcoming Events

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Playful Pathways with Clair Mellenthin 

Elizabethtown, KY 

September 5th - 6th, 2024

Register Now

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Ohio Association for Play Therapy Fall Conference 

Save the Date! 

Friday, November 8th 

Little Bear Golf Club

Please email oaptcommunications@gmail.com if you would like your event posted on Ohio APT's website and in the monthly newsletter

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