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     FREE webinar and receive 1 non-contact CE just for joining us!

    Save the Date for the Up Coming Play Therapy Trainings Webinars

    June 25th

    July 23rd

    August 27th

    September 24th

    October 29th

    November 19th

    December 17th

    You’re invite to our next very special webinar that I think you’ll be interested in on  Play Therapy. Details coming soon.


    Distinguished Presenter: Mary Ruth Cross, MFT, NCC, RPT-S

    Mary Ruth Cross is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Counselor Educator with over 25 year’s experience in the mental health field. Mary Ruth has provided counselor’s education with the University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus. She has also been on faculty with John F. Kennedy University and been a nationally recognized speaker on play therapy. She works in private practice in San Ramon CA and is the Clinical Director for Tree House Family Counseling Services, PC where she trains and supervises interns and trainees. Mary Ruth is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor as well as past president for the California Association for Play Therapy and a member in good standing with the Association of Play Therapy, California Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the American Counseling Association.

    Approved by the Association for Play Therapy through Academy for Play Therapy Training, ™  Mary Ruth Cross, APT Approved Provider 18-544.  CE’s for Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed Social Workers, Professional Clinical Counselors. We offer individual and group supervision in support of becoming a Registered Play Therapist or Registered Play Therapist, Supervisor. Our teaching staff have achieved certification through APT as Registered Play Therapist, Supervisors.


    Cross Play Therapy Consulting was founded in 2020 by Mary Ruth to create an organization that helps therapists understand the value and power of play therapy. Here, you’ll find the support and services you’re looking for to expand your knowledge and grow your practice as a professional.

    To learn more and see upcoming events check out our website:




    Academy For Play Therapy Training gives you the tools and techniques you need for a healthy and playful child therapy practice!

    Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Academy For  Play Therapy Training offers play therapy training to mental health professionals. Our professional therapists practice innovative and exciting techniques that inspire their dedication to healing wounded by creating workshops that teach and inform. Begin or continue your path to becoming a registered play therapist by attending one of our workshops. We are an approved provider for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, the Association for Play Therapy and the American Psychological Association. We are approved to provide continuing education units to MFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s, and Psychologists. APT Approved Provider 09-241 CEs for Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed Social Workers, Professional Counselors and Psychologists offered through Association for Play Therapy -APT Approved Provider 09-241.

    To learn more about other upcoming training’s from Academy For Play Therapy Training.

    Please check out our website at…












    239 Boston Street STE 208, Topsfield, MA 01983