Our Team

The staff at Newcastle Play Therapy are all highly skilled and trained in the field of Play Therapy. As Registered Play Therapists with APPTA, we all have an undergraduate qualification in either Psychology, Counselling, Education or OT. We have then completed Post Graduate qualifications in Play Therapy ranging from Graduate Certificate to Masters level. Stringent registration requirements with APPTA include a minimum of 200 hours of face to face learning, 200 hours of Supervised Play Therapy practice, 50 hours of Clinical Supervision and 50 hours of Personal Therapy. We also undertake ongoing Supervision and Professional Development each year to maintain this Registration. Our team have an ongoing commitment to Professional Development and Personal Growth as Therapists.