Play Therapy United Kingdom (PTUK) is the UK’s most pro-active professional organisation in raising standards and promoting the use of therapeutic play skills in a variety of professions and settings.

The Society performs the role of a governing body and professional play therapy association in the UK.

  • Membership grades to suit all levels of skill, experience and interests
  • A coherent profession structure model enabling you to plan and develop your career effectively
  • Certification to the highest standards based on competencies and clinical governance
  • Entry to the PTUK Register of Play Therapists Support for obtaining jobs, earning a fair salary and portfolio working
  • Free Subscription to Play for Life – the liveliest, most informative practitioner journal in the field
  • Reduced fees for training events, conferences and the International
  • Easy access to play therapy resources online
  • Good Practice Frameworks – PTUK Ethical System
  • Afford Safety to the Public PTUK Professional Conduct Procedures
  • Increased Professional Status
  • International affiliation through Play Therapy International
Membership Resources

The resources available to members are:

  • Professional certification – to enhance your professional status, provide a licence to practice and improve your career opportunities.
  • Access to training & CPD resources.
  • Training & career development advice including advice upon portfolio working and special guideline publications to help you to develop your school and agency clients.
  • Play for Life Journal – the leading play therapy full colour practitioner journal – over 100 pages of best practice, research, practice management and news each year.
  • Preferential rates for conferences and CPD events.
  • Networking support through local groups.