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Play Therapy Training

For all professionals interested in the psychological welfare of children

(Including Psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, counsellors, special needs teachers, social workers, occupational therapists, paediatricians)

Malta needs 120 Play Therapists - see below

Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills training starting on TBA.
Post Graduate Diploma training starting on 16th Nov 2012
At the Mount St Joseph, Mosta, Malta.

Certificate Course Details   Diploma Course Details
Application Forms:   Certificate: PDF|DOC     Diploma: PDF|DOC
Gain an MA (Masters) degree from a British University
by studying in Malta

Innovative Ways of Alleviating Children’s Learning, Behaviour and Emotional Difficulties

  • The latest research showing the effectiveness of play and creative arts therapies for all children – how well they work and why
  • An introduction to the Play Therapy ‘Tool-Kit’ – skills you can use in your professional work with Maltese and other children
  • Building a sustainable capacity and infrastructure in Malta
  • The standards needed for safe practice
Malta needs 120 Play Therapists to help the children with their social, emotional, behaviour and mental health problems. This estimate is calculated from Play Therapy International’s (PTI) Demand Model and is based on the latest Census of Population data.

The break down by District is:
Gozo and Comino 10
Northern District 19
Northern Harbour District 32
South Eastern Habour 19
Southern Harbour District 22
Western District 18

Organised by Play Therapy Malta. Sponsored by Play Therapy International. Delivered by the Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy (APAC) in a collaborative partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Click here for Certificate course information or Click here for Diploma course information or e-mail

Further Training
PG Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills - TBA
PG Diploma in Play Therapy - 16th November 2013
MA by Dissertation – according to demand

Play Therapy Malta is affiliated to Play Therapy International.


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