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Helping children with social, emotional, behavior and mental health problems.  Play Therapy UK manages the first Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists, approved under the UK Professional Standards Authority's Accredited Registers programme.  This now includes (January 2017) the title of 'Certified Play and Creative Arts Counsellor for Children and Young People'.

Designed for Child Counselling

Designed for Child Counselling, this course is ideal for all Counsellors or professionals who want to work with Children and Young People and who have prior training in working in Counselling / Psychotherapy with adults and who want the title of Certified Play and Creative Arts Counsellor for CYP.

  • Arts Therapists
  • Child Counsellors
  • Child Therapists
  • Clinical & Educational Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Counsellors
  • Dance & Movements Therapists
  • Music Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Psychiartrists
  • Paediatricians

The overall purpose of the course is to enable participants to practice safely and effectively integrating skills with play and creative arts skills in a variety of settins, to provide emotional support for individual children.  During the Advanced Diploma you will learn how to use symbolic play therapy tools and metaphor safely, building upon knowledge gained through teaching and practice. 

Request a Brochure to find out more about our Advanced Diploma Course and Course Dates

The purpose of our training is to produce safe and effective practitioners of the highest standard. 

The opportunities are there for you.  Become a Registered therapist in a number of grades, either as a salaried employee or an independent self-emplyed practitioner.  Some of our former trainees have built their career over a five year period to earnings of £60,000 plus a year in the UK.

Click here, for Advanced Diploma in Counselling of Children and Young People Using Creative Arts.