Summer Institute 2018 will be held June 18th - 23rd in Denton Texas at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott! 

Registration Now Open!

Register for 4 or more days and choose one of these DVDs for Free at the Summer Institute!

Free DVDs

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

  • Animal Assisted Play Therapy

  • Play Therapy Goes to Preschool

  • Group Play Therapy 

  • Beyond the Basics in Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT)

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!