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“Enter into children's play and you will find the place where their minds, hearts and souls meet.” ~Virginia Axline


Our vision is to support and strengthen the innate creativity and resilience of children, families and communities in New Mexico through play therapy.


Our mission is to provide healing centered, trauma and practice informed mental health services for children and families and to provide training and supervision for professionals in New Mexico.


Our goals are to 

create a culture that respects the dignity of children and nurtures their well being through play therapy, 

foster competent and ethical practice of working with children and families, 

provide a community of care and excellence for professionals seeking training and credentialing in play therapy 

increase the availability of developmentally appropriate, equitable, culturally sensitive mental health services and training for children and their families.

Parson. J., & Renshaw, K., (2017, September 28). Therapeutic Powers of Play. YouTube. https://youtu.be/wuu59E97igU 

Click Here for Paper Released April 2020 from Association for Play Therapy

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