Certification Standards

Standards For Certification

The Canadian Association for Play Therapy (CAPTTM) serves as the professional association for the field of play therapy in Canada. CAPT was established to ensure qualified clinicians in the practice of play therapy. The following are the certification categories and general requirements for certification.

More detailed information on requirements is available by calling CAPT at 905-945-5905.

Certification Application Guide

Please refer to the certification application guide to complete your application to become a Certified Play Therapist.

CAPT Standards for Certified Play Therapist (CPTTM), Approved June 2023CAPT Standards for Certified Play Therapist (CPT), Revised with Covid 19 Adaptations, November 2020CAPT Standards for Certified Play Therapist Supervisors (CPT-STM), Approved September2023