Welcome to the Minnesota Association for Play Therapy!
Who We Are:
The Minnesota Association for Play Therapy (MNAPT) has been organized as a state chapter of the National Association for Play Therapy (APT), a professional society whose mission is to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists. MNAPT is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization formed in April 2005.
MNAPT is committed to building a cohesive community of professionals committed to the practice and promotion of Play Therapy for children and families. At MNAPT we strive to support local play therapists working with children and families in Minnesota by:
Brining you our annual Minnesota Association for Play Therapy Conference with national speakers and experts in the field of Play Therapy.
Offering networking opportunities that connect Play Therapists across Minnesota including virtual and in person events.
Getting you the latest information in the field of play therapy and resources through our e-mail newsletter. Not a member? Sign up HERE!
As the Minnesota branch of the Association for Play Therapy we strive to carry through the mission of the Association for Play Therapy to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists and advance the psychosocial development and mental health of all people through play and play therapy by supporting those programs, services, and related activities that promote organizational growth, public awareness, research, and diversity in the field of play therapy.
Minnesota is an Association for Play Therapy Gold Branch Winner!