The California Association for Play Therapy

APT Membership
Benefits of Membership to CALAPT  
  • ​Local chapters with free and low-fee trainings for members
  • All CALAPT branch and chapter trainings are approved for APT continuing education credit
  • An all-new Quarterly Newsletter with ten exciting columns 
  • Free advertising in quarterly CALAPT Newsletter up to 30 words
  • Plus all the benefits of APT Membership 

There are even greater benefits available for service as a CALAPT Officer! CALAPT Chapter Officers are responsible for strengthening the local play therapy movement by sponsoring local trainings and meetings. Chapter leadership serves the following areas throughout California: 
  • Central Coast (includes San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara)
  • Central Valley (includes the areas from Tulare to Stanislaus) 
  • Los Angeles (includes LA, Ventura, & the San Fernando Valley) 
  • Orange County (includes all areas of Orange County)
  • Sacramento (includes Sac, Elk Grove, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Roseville, Auburn, Davis, and Yolo)
  • San Bernardino (includes all areas of San Bernardino County)
  • San Francisco (includes all areas of San Francisco Bay)

For more information about how to become a part of CALAPT leadership, contact

Since CALAPT is a branch of the larger Association for Play Therapy, membership in CALAPT requires membership in our parent organization as well. The costs of CALAPT branch membership are as follows.

$95 - Professional ($80 APT + $15 Branch) 
$50 – Affiliate/Students ($45 APT + $5 Branch)
FREE - E-Student