Why Become a Registered Play Therapist?
Becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) is not necessary in order to use play therapy during the treatment process. However, when play therapy is a consistent form of intervention, consideration should be given to pursuing an RPT. Meeting the requirements of a Registered Play Therapist guarantees that the therapist has extensive and specialized training regarding the incorporation of play into the therapy process. It also means the therapist must maintain this credentialing with continuing education. This assures the most current and innovative information in the field of play therapy is being consistently acquired by the therapist and utilized in the treatment process. It is a highly recommended credential for those using play in therapy.