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Sue Bratton, Ph.D., LPC, RPT-S is Director of the Center for Play Therapy and Associate Professor at The University of North Texas. She is a Past President of the Association for Play Therapy and served on the APT Board of Directors for 6 years. Dr. Bratton is a respected lecturer, author, researcher, and clinician with over 20 years experience in individual and group play therapy, activity therapy, and filial/family play therapy. She is known nationally and internationally for her training workshops and presentations and has presented extensively throughout the United States and in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, Mexico, Korea, and Canada. Dr. Bratton has also served as a consultant to school districts throughout the United States and guest lectured at several universities. She is active in the professional community, both at the state and national committee level and has published at the state and national level on a variety of topics related to play therapy, filial/family play therapy, activity therapy, expressive arts, play therapy supervision, and play therapy research. She is probably best known for her publications based on her meta-analysis of play therapy outcome research. Dr. Bratton is also co-author of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT): A 10-Session Filial Therapy Model, and the accompanying CPRT Treatment Manual and CD-Rom and The World of Play Therapy Literature. Dr. Bratton has also been recognized for her professional contributions including recipient of the 2006 University of North Texas President's Counsil Outstanding Teacher Award and the 2007 National Play Therapy Research Award for her treatment protocol and research on Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT).