Summer Institute 2019
June 17th - 22nd in Denton, Texas! 

Online registration closed. On-site registration available Monday-Friday only. No on-site registration available Saturday.

Register for all 6 conference days for only $600! ($240 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:

  • Healing from the Effects of Interpersonal Trauma

  • Attachment Centered Play Therapy

  • Attachment Centered Play Therapy with High Conflict Families

  • What Makes Play Therapy Work? Change Processes and the Therapeutic Powers of Play

  • Expressive Arts and Play Therapy Strategies for Pre-Adolescents

  • Selling Play Therapy: Facilitating Adult Buy In to the Process


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!