Summer Institute 2020
June 22 - 27 in Denton, Texas! 

Register here!

Register here!

Register for all 6 conference days for only $640! ($200 savings!)

Earn up to 36 CEs in one week!


The Center for Play Therapy will host vibrant speakers from across the country to discuss topics inlcuding:

  • TraumaPlay: A Flexibly Sequential Approach to Treating Trauma and Attachment Issues
  • Delight In Me: Parents as Partners in Play Therapy
  • Play Reveals What Words Conceal: Using Play Therapy to Confront What Families Avoid
  • Child-Centered Play Therapy: Deeper Issues
  • Using Play Therapy to Address Sensory Processing Challenges: An Integrative Approach
  • Measuring Change: Evaluating Progress in Play Therapy


We sincerely hope that you can join us! 

In 1973, the Center for Play Therapy at UNT began hosting the annual play therapy conference with nationally-recognized authorities in play therapy. The 6-day CPT Summer Institute continues to attract hundreds of practitioners and educators from around the globe every year for this unique, grounded play therapy training experience. Daily workshops are facilitated by leaders in the field of play therapy and include both didactic and experiential learning components. Come join a community of play therapists in this exciting, hands on, experiential learning setting, specifically focused on becoming more grounded, knowledgeable, and facilitative play therapists!