Research Projects

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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 […]

Publications

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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 […]

Trainings

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

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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 […]

UCF Center for Play Therapy Research and Training Home

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Welcome At the UCF 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 […]