There are two main ways of
accessing a play therapist or a practitioner of therapeutic play: Using an independent
play therapist or practitioner (to whom you will
have to pay a fee) or a therapist whose services are fully or
by a local authority children's, education, social, or health services, a charity
or some other agency.
Consult a doctor if the child
has a severe mental health problem.
Using an independent
PTIrl registered play/creative arts therapist
- Check the location of your nearest PTIrl member from the list below - then email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please note that play therapy is an emerging profession in Ireland and
that some of our members are completing their training to become a PTI
Certified Play Therapist
- Ask the therapist to carry out an assessment, then agree the objectives of the
therapy, number of sessions and fees.
Play Therapy Ireland has members in the following counties/cities: