Research Projects

August 10, 2018 by
Research Projects Current Research Projects Dr. Dillman Taylor, Principal Investigator. Continuing the exploration of the Impact of Adlerian Play Therapy (AdPT) on Children, ages 6-9 years with Emotional Disturbances. University of Central Florida, Office of Research and Commercialization, $7,469 UCF Center for Play Therapy Research and Training is partnered with Orange County Public Schools to […]


August 10, 2018 by
Publications 2017 Publications Flasch, P., Dillman Taylor, D., Clauber, R. N., and Robinson, E. M. (2017). Evaluating the effectiveness of an experiential play therapy counseling course: A quasi-experimental investigation. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 11(1), Art. 10. DOI: 10.20429/ijsotl.20 Dillman Taylor, D., Blount, A. J., and Bloom, Z. (2017). Examination of […]


August 9, 2018 by
Upcoming Trainings UCF Center for Play Therapy Research and Training 2nd Annual Play Therapy Conference MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019 Join us for this interactive, advanced play therapy workshop! During the two-day conference, participants will gain valuable knowledge that will be additive to their play therapy toolbox. Dr. Dee Ray will go beyond the […]

Play Therapy

August 9, 2018 by
What is Play Therapy? Play therapy is a developmentally appropriate child counseling approach based in theory and research. This modality has been used by mental health professionals for nearly 70 years, responding to children through their natural language of play. Research has shown that play therapy is effective for variety of behavioral, social, and emotional […]

Center for Play Therapy Research and Training Home

August 9, 2018 by
Welcome At the Center for Play Therapy Research and Training, our mission is to promote best practices for serving children through the process of play therapy, a developmentally, responsive approach to counseling children through immersion in the community. To fulfill this purpose, we have developed partnerships with local schools to provide play therapy services to […]


August 6, 2018 by
Return to previous page. FAQs For All Clients Where is the CCRC located? The CCRC is located on the campus of the University of Central Florida, within the Education Complex. Please click here for further directions. What is the cost for services? Services provided at the CCRC are free; however there is a three semester […]

Location & Hours

August 5, 2018 by
Return to previous page. Location and Hours Make an Appointment 407-823-2052 Monday – Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


August 3, 2018 by
Staff Clinical Staff The Clinical Staff consists of advanced graduate students with specialties in Mental Health, School and/or Marriage and Family Counseling. These master’s and doctoral students are at the end of an intensive and comprehensive graduate program and are applying acquired knowledge to their work with clients seeking all forms of assistance. Supervised by […]

First Visit Information

August 3, 2018 by
First Visit Information Arriving to the Clinic Please visit the “directions” tab for detailed directions and map to the parking lot and clinic locations. Parking During your first visit, you will receive a complimentary parking pass to be displayed from your rearview mirror during your sessions. You will use this for the entire semester. These […]


August 3, 2018 by
Confidentiality The Community Counseling and Research Center (CCRC) adheres to both the ethical standards of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the Laws and Rules of the State of Florida. The information shared during the counseling process will be kept strictly confidential, except for those reasons required by law. These exceptions include the following: When […]