2017-2018 KSAPT Board President

Amanda Petrik

Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor in Topeka, KS.   Amanda is in private practice specializing in anxiety disorders and the feelings and symptoms that accompany anxiety.  She is trained in the evidence based cognitive behavioral treatments for anxiety disorders, EMDR and prolonged exposure therapy for trauma, and Gottman Method Couples Counseling.

As president, Amanda hopes to increase opportunities to connect with KSAPT members, provide additional play therapy resources to the community, and spotlight our amazing play therapists in new and exciting ways!

Chapter Bylaws

The KSAPT Chapter Bylaws were presented,
voted on, and approved on June 20, 2016
during a scheduled Board meeting.

Please submit your questions to the Board president.

Looking for APT approved play therapy, supervisor, or ethic trainings in Kansas?  Check out our APT approved providers located here in Kansas and the trainings they offer.

Public Definition

Play Therapy is a form of counseling (or psychotherapy) by which licensed mental health professionals use play-based models and techniques to better communicate with and help clients, especially children, achieve optimal mental health.

We would like to invite you to join us as we work to support and promote Play Therapy in Kansas. For more information on becoming a member of the Association for Play Therapy please visit the Join/Renew Official A4PT Website or contact us.