About Accredited Registers
The PTUK register, was the first one
for Play Therapists, to be accredited under the programme in April 2013 by the
Professional Standards Authority, an independent body, who are accountable to
Parliament. This means that members of the public and employers can choose a
Play Therapist, a Practitioner in Therapeutic Play Skills or a Filial Play
Coach belonging to a register accredited by the Professional
Standards Authority, for Health and Social Care (PSA).
I employ Play Therapy practitioners,
the accreditation mark gives me confidence.
I commission services for children with
emotional, behaviour and mental health problems, the accreditation mark
I’m looking for Play Therapy services,
the accreditation mark helps me to choose.
I’m a therapeutic play practitioner,
the accreditation mark is recognition of my commitment to providing quality.
Helping you choose with confidence
Look for the mark of quality
The Accredited Register mark is for
anyone looking for health or care services. If you are looking for a Play
Therapist, Practitioner in Therapeutic Play Skills or Filial Play Coach you
should look out for the quality mark. People displaying the quality mark is a
member of a register that meets the demanding standards of the Professional
The government asked the Professional
Standards Authority to set up the programme to provide peace of mind for people
looking for health or care services.