July 18, 2013

Pam Dyson Receives Play Therapy Award

Pam Dyson, MA, LPC, RPT, founder and director of the St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training is the recipient of the 2013 Key Award for Professional Education and Training from the Association for Play Therapy.

The award is based upon achievement and service between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013.  

Other award recipients include:

Lifetime Achievement Award - Linda Homeyer, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, Canyon Lake, TX

■ Public Education & Promotion Award - Norma Leban, LCSW-S, RPT-S, Pflugerville, TX

■ APT Service Award - Mary Ruth Cross, LMFT, NCC, RPT-S, San Ramon, CA

All award recipients will be honored at the Oct. 11 Recognition and Awards Dinner during the 2013 APT Conference in Palm Springs, CA.

July 14, 2013

Have You Heard the News?

The St. Louis Center for Play Therapy Training is pleased to announce a partnership with Collaborative Counseling Consultation Resources LLC .

Beginning August 1, 2013 our trainings will be held at 3906 S. Old Hwy 94, Suite 600, St. Charles, MO  63304.

The new location will allow us to accommodate larger class sizes at our trainings.

Directions to Collaborative Counseling Consultation Resources and lodging information for those coming from out of town can be found HERE.

Registration information for future training can be found at STL Play Therapy.


July 6, 2013

Self-Care for Play Therapists

I'm a contributing writer for the Utah Association for Play Therapy website this month.

I wrote about Self-Care for Play Therapists because I’ve learned that in order to be the best play therapist I can be I need to incorporate self-care strategies into my life on a daily or weekly basis.