Member Benefits


  1. Specialized Training: Canadian Association for Play Therapy (CAPTTM) members receive a substantial discount at all CAPT sponsored conferences, workshops and other events.
  2. CAPTTM Play Therapy Certificate Program, is an intensive program available to members.
  3. Publications: CAPTTM  members receive the Association’s periodicals as a membership benefit.
  4. Discounts: CAPTTM  is involved in arrangements with some organizations to provide discounts to Association Members.

The Canadian Association for Play Therapy is the professional organization for those interested in Child Psychotherapy, Play Therapy and Counselling with children.  CAPTTM performs many important functions for its members including:

  1. Professional Standards: CAPTTM  sets high professional standards for clinical practice. These standards help to ensure that skilled and effective therapy is available throughout the community.  CAPTTM  has a code of professional ethics to which each member must adhere. Policies and Procedures are in place to govern CAPTTM  and guide professional and ethical practices.
  2. Specialized Training: CAPTTM  sets standards of education and training for professional therapist as well as establishing programs of continuing education and training. CAPTTM  examines and accredits programs and training centers in Play Therapy.  CAPTTM  has established a Play Therapy Certificate Program, that is an intensive program, in order to meet our members’ needs. Information is available upon request . Bursaries are available for the CAPTTM  Play Therapy Certificate Program. Information available upon request.
  3. Professional Publications: The Association periodicals are published to advance the professional understanding of Play Therapy. Articles are published on clinical practice, research and theory in Child and Play Therapy. CAPTTM  members receive these periodicals as a membership benefit. This includes access to the International Journal of Play Therapy (IJPT) during your membership.

 Insurance Provider for CAPTTM Members

CAPT & Holman Insurance Brokers Ltd. Have partnered together to offer a very affordable & comprehensive insurance program to cover members for professional liability & general liability. Premiums start at $180.00 per year, with 90 additional modalities members can add to their specific “scope of practice.”

Please feel free to contact Peter Fetherston further for more details.

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