The Academy of Art and Play Therapy Pty Ltd

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Category: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal & Professional Development, Professional Institutes & Associations, Social and Care Work


The Academy of Art & Play Therapy Pty Ltd is a Sydney-based international training organisation offering online postgraduate training and supervision in clinical art and play therapy. We offer a 4-tier scaffolded traning program consisting of:

  1. Introductory workshops
  2. A postgraduate certificate course
  3. A postgraduate diploma course
  4. Masterclass electives

We have also partnered with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to provide a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) pathway for graduates of the Academy who wish to pursue a Master’s by Research or PhD.

The Academy was founded in 2007 by psychologist Dr Rosa Bologna. Rosa is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA), a Charted Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), and a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). Rosa holds full membership with the British Psychological Society's Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP). She is also an accredited clinical supervisor and is on the British Psychological Society’s Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS).

Accredited Activities:

  • An Introduction to Clinical Art & Play Therapy
  • An Introduction to Sandplay Therapy
  • An Introduction to Child-Centred Play Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Art & Play Therapy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Art & Play Therapy

Who Should Attend:

We offer our training to qualified counselling clinicians worldwide, including:

  • counsellors
  • mental health/clinical social workers
  • psychologists
  • psychotherapists
  • psychotherapy trained psychiatrists

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