Summer Institute

Summer Institute 2024
June 24-28 Denton, TX! 
In Person

Join our 2024 Summer Institute to connect with play therapists from across the world and learn from vibrant speakers to discuss topics including:

  • Introduction to TraumaPlay™
  • Family Ties: Using Family Play Therapy to Loosen Binds and Strengthen Bonds
  • Generation Alpha and Beyond: Nervous System Regulation in the Playroom
  • Utilizing Expressive Arts and Play-based Interventions to Facilitate Child and Adolescent Career Development
  • Culturally Inclusive Play Therapy Supervision: Exploring and Developing Cultural Humility
  • Play Therapy and Autistic Children: Examining Affirming Therapeutic Processes 

We sincerely hope that you can join us in Denton, TX!

In 1973, the Center for Play Therapy at UNT began hosting the annual play therapy conference with nationally recognized authorities in play therapy. The 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 a more grounded, knowledgeable, and facilitative play therapist!