About TraumaPlay™

The TraumaPlay Institute™ provides education, training, and consulting in the field of child and adolescent therapy. The TraumaPlay Institute™ has developed the TraumaPlay Model, a flexibly sequential play therapy model for treating children who have experienced extreme stress related to chronic maltreatment, discrete traumatic incidents, interpersonal trauma, or attachment disturbances due to caregiver disruptions.  The TraumaPlay Institute™ is also your source for TraumaPlay Tools™, a signature line of books, games, and specifically designed toys, all of which are available for purchase through the TraumaPlay Institute™ website.

TraumaPlay Certification

TraumaPlay™ offers training in a flexibly sequential play therapy model for treating traumatized children


Parents as Partners in Child Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

New book available for pre-order, with a focus on how to actively involve parents in treatment and give them tools to support their child's healthy development.


Continuing Education

Beginning clinician or have been working in the field for years, you will find continuing education that expands your practice.


Upcoming Training Dates

See additional dates on Certification page

Foundational Training: 

May 19-21. 2023

Advanced Training: 

April 14-16, 2023

Email training@traumaplayinstitute.com for more information on upcoming trainings.