Northumberland County, ON
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Play therapy uses play to communicate with and help children. Play therapy is useful for children because they naturally express themselves for play, and because they may not be able to express themselves verbally (using their words) as would be required for other types of therapy such as "talk therapies." Play therapy can be delivered by any mental health professional that has received sufficient training in it.

 

In Canada, it is preferable (though not always possible) to have a professional who has official training approved by the Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy.

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Connor Homes is an accredited private residential treatment and foster care system of homes in operation since 1994 and licensed under the Child and family ... more
RR #4, 5 Hearthstone Road, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0 Map
705-653-2374
Area Served: Northumberland County
7 - 18 years
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The Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CAPT) is a professional association that provides training and practice standards for for child and play ... more
24 Hayes Avenue, Guelph, ON, N1E 5V5 Map
1-519-827-1506
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Regulatory body that provides membership, certification, training and clinical supervision for Play Therapists and students locally for Canadians. Play Therapy International affiliated. more
466 Wellington Street, London, ON, N6A 3P8 Map
519-204-8885
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
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